Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.31
Liaison Vusal Karimli
Submission Date June 1, 2022

STARS v2.2

Western Caspian University
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00
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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:

The E-Library catalogue portal preserves and provides access to selected research and scholarly works prepared by faculty, students, and staff of Western Caspian University


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:

All research papers (including journal articles, conference proceedings, book chapters and similar material), where copyright allows, should be made available in an open access form upon publication.
All academic staff are required to make their research outputs open access wherever possible through the University repository
All research papers including journal articles, conference proceedings, book chapters and similar material, either in the form of the author's final manuscript or the formally-published version, where copyright allows, should be deposited in University’s E-Data upon acceptance for publication or as soon as possible thereafter.
Where it is not possible to deposit an open access version of the full-text of the paper, a record of the publication should be created in the repository with a link to an externally held version.
Where external funding is available to meet the costs of open access article processing charges, researchers should take advantage of opportunities to publish their work with immediate open access upon publication.
Peer-reviewed research papers which result from research that is wholly or partially funded by the Research Councils:
Self-deposited Coursework Masters and Honours theses
- Items from the University's Library Special and Rare Collections
Indexed by Google Scholar, Crossref, Scilit.


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:

The E-Library catalogue portal preserves and provides access to selected research and scholarly works prepared by faculty, students, and staff of the Western Caspian University.
https://wcu.follettdestiny.com/common/welcome.jsp?context=saas901_8501144


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:

https://journal.wcu.edu.az/en/

The University’s Open Access Policy for Scholarly and Creative Works is an opt-in policy.


Estimated percentage of peer-reviewed scholarly works published annually by the institution’s employees that are deposited in a designated open access repository:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s support for open access is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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