News

The Scholarly Communication News Archive contains summaries of press releases about prominent news developments. The heading of each item links to the full text of that story.

$100,000 IMLS National Leadership Grant to UCSB Library

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded UCSB Library a $100,000 National Leadership Grant for "Always Already Computational: Library Collections as Data."

UCSB Library Launches Data Curation Program

On July 1, the UCSB Library launched a new Data Curation Program to support the active and ongoing management and preservation of data produced by UCSB researchers.

New Open Access Fund Eligibility Requirements

Effective July 1, 2016, the UCSB Open Access Fund will only be accepting applications from graduate students, post docs, and assistant professors.

Scholarly Publishing Discussion List Launched

UCSB Library is starting a Scholarly Publishing and Communication Discussion List for UCSB faculty, graduate students, librarians, administrators, editors, peer reviewers, and publishers.

New UC Presidential Open Access Policy Announced

A new UC Presidential Open Access Policy has been announced that extends to all UC employees, not just Senate faculty, the same goals and requirements of the Open Access Policy passed by the Academic Senate in 2013.

Open Access Week Programs at the Library (Oct. 19-Nov. 2, 2015)

Join us for discussions on open access and other scholarly-publishing topics during Open Access Week at the Library.

Innovation, Copyright, and the Academy: The Reinvention of Your Scholarship (Nov. 2, 4 pm)

To conclude the Library's series of events for Open Access Week, attorney and copyright expert Kenneth D. Crews will present "Innovation, Copyright, and the Academy: The Reinvention of Your Scholarship" at 4 pm Nov. 2.

UC Announces Revised Copyright and Fair Use Policy

The University of California has issued a revised systemwide policy on Copyright and Fair Use, replacing the 1986 Policy on the Reproduction of Copyrighted Materials for Teaching and Research.

Publication Management System Launches at UCSB

The California Digital Library, in collaboration with UC Libraries and the Academic Senate, is pleased to announce the planned September 1 launch at UCSB of the University of California Publication Management System.

UC Launches Publication Management System in Support of Open Access Policy

By the end of Fall 2015 all UC Senate faculty will have access to a new publication management system that searches scholarly databases for faculty article records.