Resolution to Develop an Open Access Scholarship Policy

Date of Notice:
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David Condon, Psychology; Margaret Sereno, Psychology; Miriam Rigby, Librarian; Beth Harn, College of Education; Andrew Kern, Biology; Franny Gaede, Librarian


Section I

1.1 WHEREAS the University of Oregon is a public university dedicated to excellence in research and scholarship; and

1.2 WHEREAS commercial and society publishers have used copyright restrictions to limit the distribution and access to scholarly works; and

1.3 WHEREAS the Faculty of the University of Oregon believe it is important to make the products of that work widely and publicly available for the public benefit.

Section II

2.1 THEREFORE BE IT MOVED that the University Senate endorses a resolution supporting the development of an Open Access Scholarship Policy by the Senate Subcommittee on Open Access in the 2020-2021 academic year, per recommendations outlined in the Related Documents.

Motion History

  • Notice Given

  • Approved