Below are News items in the category of Social Sciences

The Grand Tour

UCSB has access to The Grand Tour, a digital collection on the history of travel from 1550-1850.

Nakamura Publications in eScholarship

Shuji Nakamura, and his co-authors, have open access publications in eScholarship. Are your publications in eScholarship?

Sixth National Population Census of China Database

UCSB and other UC campuses now have access to the Sixth National Population Census of China Database.

New Licensed Resource: Statista

UCSB now has access to Statista, a statistics portal.

Newly Acquired Gleaner (Kingston, Jamaica) Microfilm

The Black Studies Collection has acquired the most current microfilm of The Gleaner, a long-running newspaper published in Kingston, Jamaica.

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.