Dartmouth Libraries Agreements to Systematically Enable Public Access to Dartmouth Scholarship
The Dartmouth Libraries have long supported efforts to make scholarship publicly available. Dartmouth researchers can currently make their scholarship available at no charge or reduced charge through already existing transformative agreements with the following publishers:
Supplementary Funding to Enable Public Access when Publishing in other Open Access Journal
For articles not in journals produced by the above publishers, the Dartmouth Libraries have also facilitated a limited fund supporting Article Processing Charges (APCs). These funds are available to undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and research associates, faculty, and staff while they are affiliated with Dartmouth College. This fund is supplementary to grant funds. Primary funding for research supported by grants or gifts should come from grant funds. (Please note that NIH, NSF, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, among other large granting agencies, will fund open access publications through their research grants.)
In light of changing funder mandates and journal policies, this supplementary fund supporting public access to scholarship has been reviewed and revised for FY24 and will be discontinued in FY25.
- Requestors must not have access to grant funding that could support publication fees.
- Beginning in FY24, the following groups will be prioritized for funding:
- Graduate students, pre-tenure faculty, medical residents, or staff
- Those without access to grant or other sources of funding
- Those who are first (or up to third) author on a research paper
- For FY24, the request must be for $3,000 or less. This can be for the full publication fee or for a portion of it.
- Only two requests per lab or research group are permitted per year.
- At least half of the listed authors of the paper must be affiliated with Dartmouth.
- All articles in the journal must be fully open access. Hybrid journals, where some articles are open and some are behind a paywall, are not eligible for the fund. To find out if a journal qualifies, see if it is listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (most DOAJ journals qualify) or inquire.
If you feel you meet the qualifications listed above, please submit your request using this webform and send the publisher's invoice to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions about applying, please contact us at email@example.com.