Below are News items in the category of Open Access

UCSF Implements Open Access Policy

The UCSF Academic Senate has voted to make electronic versions ofcurrent and future scientific articles freely available to the public.

What is Open Access and Why is the World Bank's Open Access Policy So Significant?

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.

Digitize, Democratize: Libraries and the Future of Books May 3, 5pm, HSSB 6020

A talk by Robert Darnton (Director of the University Library, Harvard)on the Digital Public Library of America.

eScholarship Book Publishing Solutions Webinar May 3, 2pm, Library Room 1575

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.

Launch of the Directory of Open Access Books

OAPEN has recently launched the Directory of Open Access Books. Read the article for more information.

UC Open Access Policy To Be Debated

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.

Australia to Open Publicly Financed Biomedical Research

Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council has joined the Open Access movement, requiring open access for publicly-funded research.

Animating the Archive: Emerging Forms of Scholarly Publishing (Open Access Week Event - November 9)

Tara McPherson (USC) will be giving a talk on November 9 as part of Open Access Week and the IHC’s Public Goods series.

UCSB Library Celebrates Open Access Week

Open Access Week focuses on the movement to make scholarly publications accessible to everyone. Join us at our Open Access Week events.

The Fog of Freedom: Liberation and Lock-in in the Age of the Internet (Open Access Week Event - October 27)

Christopher Kelty (UCLA) will be giving a talk as part of Open Access Week (October 24-30) and the IHC’s Public Goods series.