How Open is Your Research? A Checklist for Institutions
This checklist is designed to enable research institutions to assess quickly the openness of their research and teaching outputs. It covers the whole process of undertaking and disseminating scholarly and scientific research, and teaching, including for instance the adoption or development of, and adherence to, policies and strategies.
Scoring is either yes/no or on a percentage scale, where 0% signifies no compliance or implementation and 100% signifies full compliance or implementation. For each section the scores are totalled and expressed as a percentage indicating the extent of openness. An overall institutional visualisation is given as a radar chart.
1. Policies and strategies – external
Identify relevant declarations and policies applying to the country, region or internationally, and score your institution’s compliance in terms of percentage of the total number.
2. Policies and strategies – internal
3. Text repository
Metrics services, displaying:
4. Data repository
5. Open educational resources (OER)
6. Open research
9. Institutional programme on openness
11. Culture, mission, practice