Institutional Policies

The University of Minnesota encourages open access to scholarly articles by UMN authors. The University Libraries provide consultative services and infrastructure support for this 2015 policy.
Other institutional policies around the world that support, encourage, or require OA are listed at ROARMAP.

Funder Policies

Many government and foundation funding agencies require sharing articles and/or data resulting from research they fund. For more information, see Funder Public Access Requirements


Questions or comments about open access issues at the University of Minnesota, and in general, can be directed to