What you can do: Recommendations for universities
  • Have your library establish an Institutional Repository (IR) with necessary resources and support to pursue optimal communication and promotion
  • Develop an Open Access or publishing policy
  • From a Pasteur4OA Open Access global policy analysis conducted in 2015, the following three OA policy recommendations were made for higher IR deposits:
    1. Mandate researchers to deposit
    2. Do not allow the waiving of deposits
    3. Link IR content to research evaluation
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