Open Access

Celebrate Open Access Week

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:30am to Fri, 10/27/2017 - 1:00pm

Daily, 11:30-1pm

Open access (OA) is a new normal in scholarly publishing, where scholarly writings are available free online, with limited or no copyright restrictions, allowing authors to retain the rights to their work, including the right to circulate their scholarship widely through their own networks, without permission from the publisher. International Open Access Week is an annual event that takes place the last week in October.

The UCSB Library will be celebrating International Open Access Week October 23-27 with an information table in the Library Paseo, and on November 2, at a This is What Open Access Looks Like! wine and cheese reception, honoring UCSB authors of OA books, OA journal editors, and OA publishers. All are welcome.

Drop by the Information Table to:

  • Discover how and why the Library is advancing open access
  • Discover how UCSB faculty and students are advancing open access
  • Discover how you can make your work open access.
  • Examine print on demand open access books
  • View publisher promotional materials
  • Get help navigating the scholarly publishing system
  • Sign-up for the UCSB scholarly communication and publishing email list
  • Learn about the UC OA Policy and Publication Management System
  • Learn about eScholarship, UC’s OA repository and publishing platform