New open access policy expands public accessibility of Penn State research | Penn State University
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"Penn State has joined a growing list of major research universities to enact an open access policy to expand the public availability and accessibility of its research.
The new open access policy took effect on Jan. 1 and applies to all University researchers, including faculty and staff, University appointees, graduate and post-doctoral research assistants or fellows, and visiting scholars.
Under the new policy — known officially as AC02 — University researchers automatically grant Penn State a non-exclusive license to make their work available through ScholarSphere, the University’s open access institutional repository designed to help increase the global visibility and impact of Penn State research and scholarship...."