Below are News items in the category of Sciences & Engineering

Open Access Policy Implementation Project Wiki

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.

On Exhibit in the Library: The Art of Science

The pieces exhibited in the Library were winners in UCSB’s first annual Art of Science competition, held during the summer of 2013. Winners were judged on their aesthetic excellence as well as scientific or technical interest.

Deadline Approaching for the Art of Science Competition

July 26 is the deadline for entering works into the first annual UCSB Art of Science Competition. The Library will be displaying the competition finalists in its first floor gallery.

2-Story Building Closed for Renovation

The UCSB Library's 2-story historic building has been officially closed to the public. That part of the Library will undergo renovations and will not re-open until the Library Addition & Renovation Project is completed, two 1/2 years from now.

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.

SEL Collection Getting Ready to Move

When the Library Addition and Renovation Project begins in mid-June, we will be emptying the existing two-story building. Much of the material in the Sciences-Engineering Library will go into temporary storage.

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.

Royal Society of Chemistry Open Access Vouchers Available

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

The USGS National Geologic Map Database

Discover thousands of nation-wide geologic map resources available online!

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.