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Scholarly Communication @ UH Manoa: Open Access at UH Manoa

Scholarly communication news and events for researchers at UH Manoa


October 23-29, 2017
Open Access Week is entering its 10th year and is a global celebration of the Open Access movement. This year's theme is "Open in order to..." Events will be taking place internationally and here at UHM.

Recent UHM Research

UHM Joins the Open Access Movement

Check out Open Access Events at UHM.

On December 8, 2010, the Manoa Faculty Senate passed a Resolution on Open Access (pdf).

On April 23, 2015, the University of Manoa Graduate Student Organization passed a motion in support of "greater openness in scholarly and educational endeavors," showing their strong support of the Open Access movement.

UHM is listed on ROARMAP: Registry of Open Access Repositories Mandatory Archiving Policies.

Find other institutions with Open Access Mandates.

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UHM's Open Access Policy

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The Open Access Policy for UHM (pdf) helps disseminate UHM research and scholarship as widely as possible, giving greater exposure to UHM researchers and their scholarship and advancing global scholarship. The policy applies to faculty research articles published as of Fall 2012.

To comply with UHM's Open Access Policy:

  • Submit your work to ScholarSpace
    • Opt-out using the waiver form: possible reasons include submission to another open access repository or a publisher that will not allow use of a preprint, postprint, or publisher's pdf
  • Review your license or copyright agreements
    • See what your journal's policy is using Sherpa/Romeo
    • Communicate UHM's Open Access Policy to your publisher
    • Add an author addendum (doc) to your agreement to retain your copyright

Handouts on Open Access at UHM

Key Points of the UHM OA Policy: a quick one-page guide of the 2012 UHM OA policy [DOCX]

Why Open Access Matters at UHM: an overview of journal and book expenditures for UHM Library [DOC]

Survival Guide to Open Access @ UHM: a three-fold guide to OA at UHM and internationally [PDF]

OA @ UHM Timeline