Adopting and Implementing an Open Access Policy: The Library's Role

Brian Kern, Susan J Wishnetsky

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With the support of the library, the faculty, and the administration, Allegheny College recently adopted the strongest type of Open Access policy, a mandate for all faculty scholarship to be placed in the college's institutional repository. The library's Head of Technical Services tells how the policy came to be approved and how it is being implemented by the library.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)196-203
Number of pages8
JournalSerials Librarian
Issue number1-4
StatePublished - 2014


  • DSpace
  • Open Access
  • institutional repository
  • publishing fees

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Library and Information Sciences


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