Effective July 2013, the NIH will delay processing of non-competitive renewal funding if researchers are not in compliance with the 2008 NIH Public Access Policy.
May 7, 2013
California Assembly Bill 609 will ensure that the public can access the published results of taxpayer-funded research for free.
April 22, 2013
The UCSB Library supports open access publishing as a way for faculty to retain the rights to their work and to distribute their work quickly and globally.
April 3, 2013
The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR) would require federal agencies with budgets of 100 million or more to provide public access to federally funded research within six months of publication.
February 19, 2013
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) has announced a Challenge Grant program to fund innovative projects to promote open access to data.
February 19, 2013
The Royal Society of Chemistry offers UCSB authors vouchers for publication fees.
February 9, 2013
The Library’s Open Access Fund Pilot Program is now accepting applications. The Fund helps scholars cover the cost of author fees when publishing in peer reviewed open access publications.
November 24, 2012
The California Digital Library (CDL) and UC Libraries have launched an Open Access Fund Pilot Program to help scholars cover the cost of author fees when publishing in peer-reviewed open access publications.
November 16, 2012
The UCSB Library is hosting two events in conjunction with Open Access Week, a worldwide initiative to raise awareness about new models of scholarly publishing.
October 15, 2012
Sign the people's petition in support of public access to federally funded scientific research. For White House consideration 25,000 signatures are needed by June 21.
May 31, 2012