Below are News items in the category of Open Access

Survival of the Fittest: The Brave New World of Scholarly Publishing - October 30, 4pm

Faculty journal editors discuss challenges in scholarly publishing, relations with publishers, and the impact of Open Access publishing.

Open Access Week Programs at the Library (Oct. 20-30)

Open Access Week program highlights include presentations by UCSB faculty members on journal pricing and the brave new world of scholarly publishing, a pizza party for graduate students, and an introduction to altmetrics.

Nakamura Publications in eScholarship

Shuji Nakamura, and his co-authors, have open access publications in eScholarship. Are your publications in eScholarship?

UCSB eScholarship Report Reveals Frequent Activity on Open Access Publishing Platform

View UCSB's eScholarship quarterly report, and see what's new and popular, and how departments are using the open access publishing platform and repository.

Event: What Are Open Educational Resources (Thurs. May 15, 12pm)?

Tired of high textbook costs? Have lunch in the Library while learning about Open Educational Resources for teaching, research and learning, including open textbooks.

Tired of High Textbook Costs? RSVP for Student Forum on Open Educational Resources

The Library is looking for students to participate in a May 15 (1-2pm) student forum about open educational resources.

Event: Electronic Theses and Dissertations and the Publishing Landscape (Mon. May 5, 4pm)

Do open access ETDs diminish publishing opportunities in the social sciences and humanities? Gail McMillan will present the results of a study of publishers' attitudes toward open access ETDs.

Open Access & Graduate Student Events

The Library and Graduate Division invite the campus community to two programs on issues in scholarly communication and publishing.

UC Becomes Charter Member of Knowledge Unlatched

UC has become a charter member of this new open access initiative, with an innovative business model for the publication of scholarly books in the social sciences and humanities.