From Harvard Open Access Project
- This is a section within Good practices for university open-access policies.
Policies of the kind recommended in the guide
Chronological by date of adoption. Links point to policies, not institutional home pages. Dates are dates of adoption.
- Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences, February 12, 2008
- Harvard Law School, May 1, 2008
- Stanford University School of Education, June 26, 2008
- Harvard Kennedy School of Government, March 10, 2009
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), March 18, 2009
- University of Kansas, April 30, 2009
- University of Oregon, Library Faculty, May 7, 2009
- University of Oregon, Department of Romance Languages, May 14, 2009
- Harvard Graduate School of Education, June 1, 2009
- Trinity University, October 27, 2009
- Oberlin College, November 18, 2009
- Wake Forest University, Library Faculty, February 1, 2010
- Harvard Business School, February 12, 2010
- Rollins College, February 25, 2010
- Duke University, March 18, 2010
- University of Puerto Rico Law School, March 24, 2010
- Harvard Divinity School, November 15, 2010
- The University of Hawaii-Manoa, Faculty Senate December 2010, Final adoption March 2012
- Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, December 22, 2010
- Strathmore University, c. February 2011
- Emory University, March 15, 2011
- Harvard Graduate School of Design, March 20, 2011
- Columbia University Libraries, June 1, 2011
- Princeton University, September 19, 2011
- Hope College, October 15, 2011
- Bifröst University (in English), or in Icelandic, first vote May 2011; confirmed January 2012
- Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, c. March 2012
- Utah State University, April 2012
- Miami University of Ohio, Library faculty, May 14, 2012
- University of California - San Francisco, May 21, 2012
- University of Massachusetts Medical School, July 27, 2012
- McGill University Librarians, c. October 2012.
- Rutgers University, October 19, 2012
- Harvard School of Public Health, November 26, 2012
- Georgia Institute of Technology, November 27, 2012
- Olin College of Engineering, November 28, 2012
- University of Nairobi, December 2012
- Wellesley College, February 6, 2013
- College of Wooster, March 4, 2013
- Amherst College, March 5, 2013
- University of Rhode Island, March 21, 2013
Other recommendations for university OA policies
- BOAI (Budapest Open Access Initiative), Ten years on from the Budapest Open Access Initiative: setting the default to open, September 12, 2012. The ten-year anniversary statement from the BOAI, with recommendations for policy and practice.
- Ellen Finnie Duranceau and Sue Kriegsman, Implementing Open Access Policies Using Institutional Repositories, chapter 5 of Pamela Bluh and Cindy Hepfer (eds.), The Institutional Repository: Benefits and Challenges, American Library Association, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), January 2013.
- EOS (Enabling Open Scholarship), Formulating an institutional Open Access policy.
- Stevan Harnad, Integrating Institutional and Funder Open Access Mandates: Belgian Model, Open Access Archivangelism, December 23, 2011.
- Stevan Harnad, Waking OA's "Slumbering Giant": The University's Mandate To Mandate Open Access, New Review of Information Networking 14, 1 (2008) pp. 51-68.
- Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication, Harvard Model Open Access Policy. Annotated. Last updated, October 10, 2012.
- OASIS (Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook), Developing an Institutional Open Access Policy, April 7, 2012.
- RCAAP (Repositório Científico de Acesso Aberto de Portugal), Open Access Policies Kit, March 31, 2011.
- Arthur Sale, Marc Couture, Eloy Rodrigues, Leslie Carr, and Stevan Harnad, Open Access Mandates and the "Fair Dealing" Button, in: Rosemary J. Coombe and Darren Wershler, eds., Dynamic Fair Dealing: Creating Canadian Culture Online, 2012.
- Stuart Shieber, The Occasional Pamphlet. Blog entries on scholarly communication.
- SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), A SPARC Guide for Campus Action, April 25, 2012.
- SPARC, Campus Open Access Policies project, launched August 5, 2009.
- Peter Suber, OA policy options for funding agencies and universities, SPARC Open Access Newsletter, February 2, 2009.
- Peter Suber, Three principles for university open access policies, SPARC Open Access Newsletter, April 2, 2008.
- Alma Swan, Policy Guidelines for the Development and Promotion of Open Access, UNESCO, March 2012.
University OA policies in general
- COAPI (Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions), Institution Contacts and their Open Access Policies.
- ROARMAP (Registry of Open Access Repositories Mandatory Archiving Policies). The most comprehensive list of university OA mandates.
- Unanimous faculty votes for university OA policies. A list maintained by the Open Access Directory.
- Relevant tag libraries from the Open Access Tracking Project. These are archives of alerts to news and comment on certain OA subtopics. The library for each tag is updated in real time and includes links to live RSS and Atom feeds:
- Items tagged with "oa.best_practices" (including best practices on all OA-related topics)
- items tagged with "oa.case.policies.universities" (case studies of university OA policies)
- Items tagged with "oa.case.repositories" (case studies of OA repositories)
- Items tagged with "oa.deposits" (on depositing work in institutional repositories)
- Items tagged with "oa.ir" (for "institutional repositories")
- Items tagged with "oa.mandates" (including funder mandates, not just university mandates)
- Items tagged with "oa.policies" (including funder policies, not just university policies)
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