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
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