Below are News items in the category of Social Sciences

UC Becomes Charter Member of Knowledge Unlatched

UC has become a charter member of Knowledge Unlatched (KU), a promising new open access initiative, with an innovative business model for the publication of scholarly books in the social sciences and humanities.

UC Launches Demand Driven Acquisition (DDA) Pilot

The UC libraries have launched a consortial Demand Driven Acquisition (DDA) pilot program for university press books in the humanities and social sciences.

UCSB eScholarship Report Reveals Frequent Activity on Open Access Publishing Platform

View UCSB's eScholarship quarterly report, and see what's new and popular, and how departments are using the open access publishing platform and repository.

Announcing "Scholarly Communication Express"

Request a 15-minute presentation on trends in academic publishing for your department or organization.

Event: Electronic Theses and Dissertations and the Publishing Landscape (Mon. May 5, 4pm)

Do open access ETDs diminish publishing opportunities in the social sciences and humanities? Gail McMillan will present the results of a study of publishers' attitudes toward open access ETDs.

Open Access & Graduate Student Events

The Library and Graduate Division invite the campus community to two programs on issues in scholarly communication and publishing.

University Librarian on Data Curation @ UCSB Project

UCSB Library eyes digital curation service to help preserve research data created across campus

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.

Landscan population data set now available!

The Map & Imagery Laboratory (MIL) now offers access to the most current, high resolution global population distribution data set to its academic users.