University of Colorado-Boulder Enacts Campuswide Open Access Policy
The University of Colorado Boulder [recently] announced that on April 22 it adopted an Open Access policy that grants CU-Boulder nonexclusive, worldwide license to the scholarly work of its faculty including published journal articles and conference proceedings.
Faculty members will retain full ownership of their scholarly works, which will be available free of charge on CU Scholar, CU-Boulder’s institutional repository administered by the University Libraries. Readers around the world can discover and view relevant research by topic, author or sponsoring research department with the repository’s straightforward organization and search tools. The system also allows users to sign up for a service alerting them to new content tailored to their unique interests.
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