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2017-2018 EUA Open Access Survey Results
2019
Studies & reports
This report presents the results of the fourth EUA survey on open access conducted in 2017-2018 with 321 respondent institutions in 36 European countries. It covers open access to publications, data management and openness and, for the first time, research evaluation.

2017-2018 EUA Open Access Survey Results

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Preface

1. Introduction

2. Methodology and Participants

2.1. Methodology and participants in the 2017-2018 survey cohort

2.2. Evolution in EUA Open Access survey participants levels

2.3. Methodology for the 2014-2018 longitudinal analysis

3. Evolutions in institutional Open Access policies, 2014-2018

3.1. Policies on Open Access to research publications

3.2. Repositories and deposit rates

3.3. Awareness levels

3.4. Barriers to Open Access

3.5. Priority areas for Open Access to research publications

3.6. Policies on Open Access to research data

4. Open Access to Research Publications

4.1. Institutional policies4.1.1.Repositories and deposit rates

4.1.2. Drivers of and barriers to researcher self-archiving

4.1.3. Institutional monitoring of Open Access to research publications

4.2. Institutional awareness of and financial support for Open Access

4.3. Priority areas for promoting Open Access to research publications

4.4. Research assessment

5. Research Data Management and Open Access to Research Data

5.1. Institutional policies and awareness

5.2. Specialist staff, organisational structures and data infrastructure at institutional level

5.3. Data management and Open Access to research data resources and awareness

5.4. Barriers to institutional research data management and Open Access to research data

5.5. Actions to promote research data management and Open Access to research data

6. Conclusions

Policy implications