January 19, 2022

University of Arkansas Faculty Approve Open Access Policy

From Arkansas Democrat-Online:

Faculty at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville voted unanimously Wednesday to adopt a new open access policy that would make much of its future scholarly work freely available online.

The university’s faculty senate approved a policy giving UA non-exclusive distribution rights for articles voluntarily submitted by faculty as part of a new “open access institutional repository.”

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Primary Documents

Source: Meeting Agenda, U. of Arkansas Faculty Senate Agenda (May 6, 2015)

See Also: Penn St. University Faculty Senate Approves OA Policy (April 28, 2015)

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