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Open Access Policy at SUNY Potsdam

A guide to the Open Access policy planning process at SUNY Potsdam.

SUNY Open Access Policy

In March of 2018, the SUNY Trustees charged all state-run SUNY campuses with the development and implementation an open access policy that recognizes each campuses' unique mission and culture, utilizes a process that follows local faculty governance procedures, and includes the faculty, student, and staff protections and best practices identified in the Trustees' memorandum. 

Benefits of Open Access: SUNY Open Access Policy

Open Access Explained

Guidance from SUNY

Open Access to SUNY Scholarship website

March 2018 Open Access Policy Memorandum

SUNY Open Access Webinars

SUNY Open Access Policy Development Group  & SUNY Open Access Group 
(Facebook Workplace)

  • Forums for to two-way communication about all things open access at SUNY
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SUNY University Faculty Senate Resolution Calling for SUNY Open Access Repository Policies


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For more information regarding this project, please contact Lauren Jackson-Beck ( ).

The contents for this guide are influenced by the SUNY Upstate Medical University Health Sciences Library page on Open Access:


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