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What’s Your #GburgOAscore?

There are many ways Gettysburg College professors can engage in the Open Access movement, from research to teaching. What's your #GburgOAscore?

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  1. Have you published an article in an open access journal?

    Some OA journals have no author-facing fees!

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    Yes, more than once!
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    Yes, but only once.
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    No, not yet.
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    I'm not sure.
  2. Have you published an open access article in a subscription journal?

    This probably required payment of an author fee.

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    Yes, I try to make my work as open as possible.
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    No, not yet.
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    I'm not sure.
  3. Is any of your published work openly available in Gettysburg's open access repository, The Cupola?
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    Yes, I try to make sure all my articles are posted in The Cupola!
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    I'm not sure.
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    No, I haven't.
  4. Have you made an early version of your work openly available, in The Cupola or elsewhere?

    This could include the author's accepted manuscript, a pre-refereed manuscript, a poster, or a conference presentation, for example.

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    Yes, I have.
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    No, I haven't.
  5. Have you made a version of your work openly available in a disciplinary open access repository, such as arXiv, SocArXov, bioRxiv, ChemArxiv, MLA CORE, etc.?
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    Yes, whenever possible.
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    Yes, when a co-author was interested.
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    No, I haven't.
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    This doesn't apply to my research.
  6. Have you edited or reviewed a paper for an open access journal in your field?
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    Yes, I have.
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    No, but I would if given the chance.
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    No, I'm not interested.
  7. Have you openly shared your raw or processed data?
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    Yes, I have.
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    No, I haven't.
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    This doesn't apply to my research.
  8. Have you openly shared your code?<br />
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    Yes, I have.
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    No, I haven't.
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    This doesn't apply to my research.
  9. Have you assigned a Creative Commons license to your work?
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    Yes, I have.
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    No, I haven't.
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    I'm not sure what that means.
  10. Have you used open access sources or data to inform your scholarly research, projects, and/or publications?
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    Yes, at least once.
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    No, never.
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    I'm not sure.
  11. How closely do you read and understand publication contracts before signing them?
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    I read them to understand if I will retain the author rights I want to continue to exercise after publication.
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    I read them and negotiate with the publisher for the rights I wish to retain.
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    I click through them without reading too carefully.
  12. Do you know how much your assigned course materials cost your students?
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    I look up the costs of all materials I require (through sources like the bookstore or Amazon).
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    I knew the cost when I first adopted my texts(s), but that was before this year.
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    I don't know what students pay for the materials I assign.
  13. Do you discuss the cost of your assigned course materials with students?

    Please choose the answer that you feel best applies.

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    Yes, I tell them why I chose the assigned texts and how we will be using them.
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    If I stopped using a text due to high cost, I tell them about it.
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    I help my students strategize how to get course materials if the list price is too high.
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    I only discuss it if students bring it up.
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    No, we don't discuss it at all.
  14. Do you encourage your students to share their best work openly?

    Please choose the answer that you feel best applies.

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    Yes, I regularly nominate my students' best work to be included in Gettysburg's open access repository, The Cupola.
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    Yes, I encourage my students to submit excellent work to peer-reviewed, undergraduate, open access journals.
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    I think about this but am not sure if undergraduate work should be publicly shared.
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    No, I do not.
  15. Do you assign OERs (Open Educational Resources) as course readings for your students?

    Please choose the answer that you feel best applies.

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    I have adopted OERs written by others.
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    I have revised OERs written by others to customize them for my course.
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    I have created an open reading list for a class, using OERs, open access articles or books, or public domain works.
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    I have created an OER that I assign in my own course.
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    I have looked at OERs but haven't found one that suits my course needs yet.
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    No, I have not used or considered using OERs.
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