Open Access Week Mandate Challenge PDF Print
Open Access Week Mandate Challenge

In celebration of the 10th birthday of the EPrints repository software and Open Access Week (18-24 October 2010), EPrints has issued the Open Access Week mandate Adoption Challenge. All institutions, departments and funders proposing or announcing new Open Access mandates are invited to register them in ROARMAP for Open Access Week. 

The daily tallies are reported below, starting from 11 October.


Oct 27:
EUR-OCEANS Consortium (adopted multi-institutional mandate)
Oct 22:

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (adopted instittional mandate)

Gustav Adolphus College Library

Oct 20:
Loughborough University (adopted thesis mandate)
Wageningen University (adopted thesis mandate)
Oct 18
Australian National University, Australia (adopted institutional mandate)
University of Tromso, Norway (adopted institutional mandate)
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland (adopted institutional mandate)
Birkbeck College, London (adopted departmental mandate: Institutional mandate to follow in Sept 2011)
Oct 15
University of Nottingham, UK (adopted institutional mandate)
Oct 13:

Teesside University, UK (adopted institutional mandate)

University of Westminster, UK (adopted thesis mandate)

Oct 12: 

INRA, France (adopted institutional mandate)

North Melbourne Insitute of TAFE, Australia (proposed departmental mandate)

Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Library (adopted departmental mandate)

Oct 11:

Arizona State University Libraries, USA (proposed departmental mandate)


Total existing mandates:

Multi-institutional: 1

Institutional: 103

Departmental:  27

Funder:  47

Thesis:  67


Last Updated on Monday, 27 December 2010 02:06