Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University Libraries/Information Services, the Mailman School of Public Health, and the School of Social Work have adopted open access policies. They call for faculty members and officers of administration to make their research articles freely available to the public through online repositories, such as Academic Commons, Columbia’s open access digital repository.
Effective June 1, 2011.
Effective March 1, 2011.
Effective May 1, 2013.
Effective December 2, 2013
Find answers to common questions about the policies.
Download a template you can use to create an open access policy for your department, school, or center at Columbia.
Journal Policies on Self Archiving
Standard publication agreements offered by many top geoscience journals are compatible with the open access policy.
Useful Links for Authors
Academic Commons Self-Deposit Form Deposit the appropriate version of your article in Academic Commons.
Academic Commons Search for your deposited articles and browse other content in Columbia’s online repository.
Academic Commons FAQ Learn more about Academic Commons services, the deposit process, and formatting content.
Copyright Advisory Office Find answers to your questions about publication agreements and managing your copyrights.