Below are News items in the category of Open Access

How Open Access Empowered a 16-Year Old to Make Cancer Breakthrough

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.

Do You Receive NIH Funding?

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.

California Assembly Bill 609: Taxpayer Access to Publicly Funded Research

California Assembly Bill 609 will ensure that the public can access the published results of taxpayer-funded research for free.

Open Access 101

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.

U.S. Representatives Introduce Bill for Federal Open Access Policy

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.

Grants for Innovative Projects to Promote Open Access to Data

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.

Royal Society of Chemistry Open Access Vouchers Available

The Royal Society of Chemistry offers UCSB authors vouchers for publication fees.

Open Access Fund Launched

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.

Open Access Week Events - October 22-28

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.

White House Petition on Open Access to Research

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.