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Oregon State University Open Access Policy

An Open Access policy was unanimously approved by the Oregon State University Faculty Senate. The policy applies to scholarly articles completed after the policy was adopted on June 13, 2013.

In recognition of Oregon State University’s land-grant mission, the Faculty is committed to disseminating its research and scholarship as widely as possible. In addition to the public benefit of such dissemination, this policy is intended to serve faculty interests by promoting greater reach and impact for articles. The policy directs faculty to submit an electronic copy of the author's accepted (post-peer review, pre-typeset) manuscript of their articles to OSU Libraries for dissemination via the ScholarsArchive@OSU institutional repository.

To Deposit a Paper or Obtain a Waiver

Send an email to scholarsarchive@oregonstate.edu with the accepted manuscript version of your article attached. If you require a waiver to the policy, please insert "WAIVER" into the subject line of the email.

To Amend a Publisher Agreement:

Oregon State University has made publishers aware of the terms of the license under which the University retains "permission to make available [Oregon State University faculty] scholarly articles and to reproduce and distribute those articles for the purpose of open dissemination". This license will have force unless it is waived for a particular article (see above for obtaining a waiver).

Some publisher's agreements contain provisions that are inconsistent with the prior license granted to Oregon State University under the terms of the Policy. If you wish to prepare an "author addendum" to attach to your publisher agreement, follow the steps described here.

Open Access FAQ

Open Access Policy (OSU)

OSU Open Access Policy

Press Release

Additional Information about Open Access

Open Access Publishing Support

History of OA at OSU

OSU Open Access Hall of Fame

Open Access at OSU Blog (current events about OA that pertain to OSU faculty)

Open Access Overview (Peter Suber)

SPARC: The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition

Contact

Michael Boock (Head of Center for Digital Scholarship and Services)