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Information Sessions on the Open Access Policy Proposal

Open Access Policy Proposal

Atkins Library has been working with the Office of Legal Affairs to develop a campuswide open access policy. An open access policy would enable the university to archive the full text of faculty journal articles in UNC Charlotte’s open repository, Niner Commons. This aligns with UNC Charlotte’s existing copyright policy, under which faculty grant the university a non-exclusive license to use their work for non-commercial educational and research uses.

We will be holding two information sessions to present the policy to faculty and provide an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback. Information sessions will take place on:

If you are unable to attend an information session, you can learn more about the proposed policy through these resources:

Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or feedback on the policy.