Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.48
Liaison Amy Brunvand
Submission Date Oct. 21, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Utah
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Amy Brunvand
Librarian
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution offer repository hosting that makes versions of journal articles, book chapters, and other peer-reviewed scholarly works by its employees freely available on the public internet?:
Yes

Website URL where the open access repository is available:
A brief description of the open access repository:

USpace Institutional Repository, J. Willard Marriott Library
URL: https://lib.utah.edu/digital-scholarship/uspace-uscholar.php
USpace houses electronic theses and dissertations (ETD's), open access faculty works, and other works of digital scholarship generated by members of the University of Utah community.
URL: https://lib.utah.edu/digital-scholarship/uspace-uscholar.php

The Hive: University of Utah Data Repository, J. Willard Marriott Library
URL: https://hive.utah.edu/
The Hive is the University of Utah?s research data repository provided by both the J. Willard Marriott Library and Eccles Health Sciences Library. It designed to broadly disseminate the intellectual contributions in research and creativity produced by the University's faculty, staff and students to ensure its longevity. Here you will find information on preparing, uploading and depositing your datasets and the corresponding documentation. Data must be created by University of Utah students, faculty, or staff.


Does the institution have a published policy that requires its employees to publish scholarly works open access or archive final post-peer reviewed versions of scholarly works in an open access repository?:
No

A copy of the institution's open access policy:
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The institution's open access policy:

Submission of work to the USpace or Hive data archives maintained by the J. Willard Marriott Library is on a voluntary basis. The Library can assist researchers to deposit open access articles, but does not have an open-access fund. An inventory of existing open access campus repositories was updatedin 2011 (attached).


Does the policy cover the entire institution? :
No

Does the institution provide an open access article processing charge (APC) fund for employees?:
No

A brief description of the open access APC fund:

Researcher and Author Services, J. Willard Marriott Library
URL: https://lib.utah.edu/services/researcher-author.php
While the institution as a whole has no APC fund, Researcher and Author Services offers help with the following:
--Establish cost-share, dept-level open access or subvention publishing fund.
--Archive your data and the products your research.


Does the institution provide open access journal hosting services through which peer-reviewed open access journals are hosted on local servers with dedicated staff who provide publishing support at no (or minimal) cost?:
Yes

A brief description of the open access journal hosting services:

Epublications, University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library
URL: http://epubs.utah.edu/
The Library hosts open access journals using the Open Journal Systems platform. Sustainability-related titles include Utah Environmental Law Review, Hinkley Journal of Politics, and the Journal of Dark Sky Studies.


Estimated percentage of peer-reviewed scholarly works published annually by the institution’s employees that are deposited in a designated open access repository:
0.02

Website URL where information about the institution’s support for open access is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

ATTACHED

Inventory of Digital Repositories at the University of Utah,
J. Willard Marriott Library, 2011.

NOTES
An estimate for peer-reviewed scholarly works in the open-access repository was supplied by Allyson Mower, Marriott Library Scholarly Communication & Copyright Librarian.

SOURCES

The Hive: University of Utah Data Repository, J. Willard Marriott Library
URL: https://hive.utah.edu/

Researcher and Author Services, J. Willard Marriott Library
URL: https://lib.utah.edu/services/researcher-author.php

SustainbilityU
URL: https://lib.utah.edu/digital-scholarship/sustainability-U.php
A USpace Subcollection to preserve hyper-local resources using the Campus as a Living Laboratory for sustainability.

University of Utah Open Research Policy Information Page
URL: https://campusguides.lib.utah.edu/openresearch

USpace Institutional Repository, J. Willard Marriott Library
URL:https://lib.utah.edu/digital-scholarship/uspace-uscholar.php

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