UC Santa Barbara Library invites you to participate in this year's Open Access Week events.
Lectures & Talks
News for Graduate Students
News for Students
News for Undergraduates
Scholarly Communication News
Sciences & Engineering
October 14, 2013
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.
September 18, 2013
The Map & Imagery Laboratory (MIL) now offers access to the most current, high resolution global population distribution data set to its academic users.
July 25, 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
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
Drawing on materials from the Wyles Collections the exhibit explored the theme of emancipation as a social movement (January-June 2013)
January 15, 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
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
The extensive papers of important political activist Stanley Sheinbaum are ready for use in the Department of Special Collections.
May 2, 2012
Jon Jablonski, head of MIL since 2010, will present results of research conducted in Wuhan China on May 8.
April 27, 2012