Dr. Michael Dougherty, Professor and Chair of UMD's Department of Psychology, provided testimonial at a NASA-sponsored workshop.
At a recent NASA-sponsored workshop on open scholarship held by HELIOS Open, Dr. Michael Dougherty, Professor and Chair of UMD's Department of Psychology and UMD PACT member, provided a testimonial for transforming tenure, promotion, review, and hiring of faculty, based on his experiences working with approximately 30 tenure-track faculty members in the Department of Psychology. A written summary and… Continue
Virtual event on Tues, Feb 13 at 3pm
Born digital, born accessible: Making the documents and data in open scholarship accessible to all
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 | 3:00pm - 4:30pm | Register via Zoom
The open scholarship / open science movement is based in part on the principle of equitable access to knowledge as a human right. But how… Continue
Virtual event on Thurs, Nov 16 at 3pm
Heeding the Call: A Status Report on the White House OSTP Public-Access Guidance and an Overview of Open Scholarship Tools and Platforms Available for Use by UMD Researchers
Thursday, November 16 | 3:00pm - 4:30pm | Register via Zoom
This panel presentation will include the latest news about federal… Continue
The three-year extension grants the UMD community access to read and publish in Wiley’s full portfolio of journals.
The University of Maryland Libraries are pleased to announce that in collaboration with the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA), we are extending our open access agreement with Wiley, one of the world’s largest publishers and a leader in research and education.
As of January 1, 2023, UMD faculty, staff, and students have full access to read and publish in Wiley’s full portfolio of journals at no cost. Additionally, UMD… Continue
On August 25, 2022, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) issued a memorandum regarding the open sharing of government-funded research. The memo, Ensuring Free, Immediate, and Equitable Access to Federally Funded Research, issues guidance to all federal agencies to develop plans ensuring that publicly funded… Continue
Virtual event on Tuesday, October 25 at 3:30pm
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 3:30-5:00pm | Register via Zoom
In this virtual panel presentation in honor of International Open Access Week: Open for Climate Justice, Dr. Jessica Varner (University of Southern California) and Dr. Merlin Chowkwanyun (Columbia University) come together to discuss their unique interdisciplinary research in the… Continue
New guidelines explicitly codify open science as a core criteria in tenure and promotion review.
In a huge step forward for open access at the university, the Department of Psychology has adopted new guidelines that explicitly codify open science as a core criteria in tenure and promotion review. This change was spearheaded by department chair, Michael Dougherty.
Dougherty is quoted in the announcement saying “When you think about the goal and purpose of higher education and why we take these positions, it’s because we felt there… Continue
News articles on UMD's Department of Psychology - Aligning Open Science with Promotion and Tenure Guidelines
Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition [SPARC] University of Maryland Department of Psychology Leads the Way in Aligning Open Science… Continue
At its meeting on April 6, 2022, University of Maryland's Senate voted to approve a new institutional policy that will advance equitable, open access to the University's research and scholarship. In alignment with the University's land-grant mission and its social justice values, the new policy, entitled "Equitable Access to… Continue
Contract extension features open access option for UMD corresponding authors.
The University of Maryland (UMD) Libraries are pleased to announce that we have signed a one-year, cost neutral contract extension with Wiley in collaboration with the BTAA. The agreement extends our existing Wiley Online Library Database Model contract, and includes a new Open Access (OA) option… Continue