Below are News items in the category of News for Faculty

Sign the Petition for Public Access to Taxpayer Funded Research Results

Requiring the published results of taxpayer-funded research to be posted on the Internet in human and machine readable form would benefit everyone: students, teachers, researchers, patients, and entrepreneurs.

UCSF Implements Open Access Policy

The UCSF Academic Senate has voted to make electronic versions ofcurrent and future scientific articles freely available to the public.

Laptop Checkout Service Now at the Arts Library

The Library's laptop checkout service has been expanded. Laptops are now available for check out at the Arts Library Circulation Desk.

What is Open Access and Why is the World Bank's Open Access Policy So Significant?

Effective July 1, the World bank will be adopting an Open Access Policy. "What the World Bank's Open Access Policy Means for Development" is a liveblog and webcast scheduled for Monday May 21, from 9:30-11am PST.

Digitize, Democratize: Libraries and the Future of Books May 3, 5pm, HSSB 6020

A talk by Robert Darnton (Director of the University Library, Harvard)on the Digital Public Library of America.

Attention Faculty & Staff: Important Information About Your UCSBnet ID and Password

Are you a faculty member or university staff? Have you migrated your UCSBnet Identity yet? If not, please read for more details.

eScholarship Book Publishing Solutions Webinar May 3, 2pm, Library Room 1575

The California Digital Library has established a relationship with Lulu.com to provide print and e-book distribution services for University of California research units. Find out more about it at the Webinar.

Have a Suggestion for the Next UCSB Reads Book?

Read any good books lately? The UCSB Library wants your book suggestions for our 2013 UCSB Reads Program.

Launch of the Directory of Open Access Books

OAPEN has recently launched the Directory of Open Access Books. Read the article for more information.

UC Open Access Policy To Be Debated

In the Spring of 2012, the faculty of the University of California will be discussing an Open Access policy for the university. Read more to learn more about this important discussion.