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 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
The UCSF Academic Senate has voted to make electronic versions ofcurrent and future scientific articles freely available to the public.
May 25, 2012
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.
May 15, 2012
A talk by Robert Darnton (Director of the University Library, Harvard)on the Digital Public Library of America.
May 1, 2012
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.
April 27, 2012
OAPEN has recently launched the Directory of Open Access Books. Read the article for more information.
April 12, 2012
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.
April 2, 2012
Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council has joined the Open Access movement, requiring open access for publicly-funded research.
March 22, 2012