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
The Royal Society of Chemistry offers UCSB authors vouchers for publication fees.
February 9, 2013
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