UCSB Library Celebrates Open Access Week

Libraries around the country are celebrating Open Access Week during October 24-30.  The UCSB Library is sponsoring two events in October and November to help bring recognition to this important topic.

Open Access Week Events

About Open Access

Open Access is "the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and re-use those results as you need."

Benefits of Open Access include:

  • improved visibility and impact of research
  • immediate and free access to research
  • greater author control

For more information on Open Access, see UC's site on Reshaping Scholarly Communication.