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dc.contributor.authorYates, Elizabeth
dc.contributor.authorKirchner, Joy
dc.contributor.authorRobertson, Mark
dc.identifier.citationKirchner, J., Robertonson, M., & Yates, E. (2019). Engaging faculty to advance campus open access policies: strategies and lessons learned. Presented at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.en_US
dc.description.abstractAs champions of creating more equitable systems for sharing scholarly research, libraries are typically the leaders in developing open access policies at their institutions. This work aligns with evidence that effective policies can accelerate researchers’ adoption of open access and increase their rates of open access publishing/archiving. The benefits of Institutional open access policies include increasing public access to taxpayer-funded research, enhancing the visibility and impact of an institution’s research output and supporting author rights. While increasing numbers of institutions are adopting these policies, they are often a tough sell due to misconceptions about open access and concerns about infringing on faculty's academic freedom to publish where they please. Presenters and participants will discuss strategies for working with stakeholders to overcome barriers and create buy-in for openly sharing research. Participants will learn of models and tools for open access policy development and presenters will share insights and campus engagement strategies from their development of institutional open access policies at York University and Brock University.en_US
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dc.subjectopen accessen_US
dc.subjectBrock Universityen_US
dc.subjectYork Universityen_US
dc.subjectacademic freedomen_US
dc.titleEngaging Faculty to Advance Campus Open Access Policies: Strategies and Lessons Learneden_US

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