Open Access Policy

What is IUPUI Open Access Policy?

  • This campus-wide policy was adopted by the IUPUI Faculty Council on October 7th, 2014.
  • The IUPUI Library Faculty Council passed the IUPUI Library Faculty Deposit Mandate on April 5, 2009.
  • This policy shows IUPUI's commitment to disseminating the fruits of research and scholarship as widely as possible.
  • Participation increases readership and citation rates.

Three Easy Options

Opt Out

  • The opt-out provision ensures that all authors have the freedom to publish in the journal of their choice.

Key Features of the Policy

  • Increases readership and citation rates.
  • Honors academic freedom and copyright.
  • Facilitates compliance with NIH and other public access policies.
  • Scholarly articles - not book chapters, presentations or posters.
  • Accepted manuscripts after peer review: word processing files with tables and figures.
  • Opt out for any article - no questions asked.
  • Library-supported uploads to IUPUI Scholarworks (900,000 downloads per year, stable hyperlinks, indexed by academic search tools, embargo features).

For assistance and FAQs, please visit the IUPUI Open Access Policy Portal.

Updated Aug 14, 2020 by gmaixner