Tired of high textbook costs? Have lunch in the Library while learning about Open Educational Resources for teaching, research and learning, including open textbooks.
May 14, 2014
The Library is looking for students to participate in a May 15 (1-2pm) student forum about open educational resources.
April 23, 2014
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.
April 20, 2014
The Library and Graduate Division invite the campus community to two programs on issues in scholarly communication and publishing.
April 16, 2014
UC has become a charter member of this new open access initiative, with an innovative business model for the publication of scholarly books in the social sciences and humanities.
March 31, 2014
UCSB Library eyes digital curation service to help preserve research data created across campus
March 31, 2014
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
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
On July 24, 2013, the Academic Senate of the University of California passed an Open Access Policy.
August 2, 2013
An interview on Open Access to research journals with Dr. Francis S. Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, and Jack Andraka, the 16-year-old inventor of a breakthrough cancer diagnostic.
June 28, 2013