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.
March 31, 2014
UC Santa Barbara Library invites you to participate in this year's Open Access Week events.
Lectures & Talks
News for Graduate Students
News for Students
News for Undergraduates
Scholarly Communication News
Sciences & Engineering
October 14, 2013
A wiki has been created to provide an open, shared space where UC faculty, librarians, and other stakeholders can engage directly with the Open Access Policy Implementation (OAPI) team.
September 18, 2013
On July 24, 2013, the Academic Senate of the University of California passed an Open Access Policy.
August 2, 2013
An interview on Open Access to research journals with Dr. Francis S. Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, and Jack Andraka, the 16-year-old inventor of a breakthrough cancer diagnostic.
June 28, 2013
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