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.

An Overview of Academic Publishing Today for Graduate Students (Nov. 14)

Join Sherri Barnes, the Library's Scholarly Communication Program Coordinator, for a brown bag overview of scholarly publishing today and discussion on the role of authors, universities, libraries & societies.

Open Access Week 2016

The Library is recognizing International Open Access Week with an information table in the Library Paseo (October 24-29) and an Oct. 20 program - The Digital Humanities Revolution.

The Digital Humanities Revolution: Supporting 21st Century Scholarship (Oct. 20)

A scholar, publisher, and an administrator share their work and views on the digital humanities, scholarly publishing, and strategies for supporting and sustaining 21st century scholarship.

$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.