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A convenient way to make scholarly work public under UC’s Open Access Policies The UCSB Library is pleased to announce that starting March 4th, 2024, all UCSB academic and research employees covered by the Presidential Open Access Policy, including non-senate researchers, lecturers, post-doctoral...
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The University of California has extended its open access agreement with scholarly journal publisher Wiley for an additional three years. From January 1, 2024, through December 31, 2026, researchers and students at all 10 UC campuses and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will receive...
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The Office of Scholarly Communication (OSC) at the University of California announces the launch of its new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Scholarly Communication resource. This site supports the UC community in gaining a deeper understanding of the challenges of achieving and maintaining...
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Number of UC articles published in Wiley open access journals increased nearly three-fold as a result of 2022 pilot agreement The University of California announced today an expansion of the university’s open access agreement with Wiley, one of the world’s largest publishers. Building on the...
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In celebration of Open Education Week (March 6-10, 2023), the UCSB Library is highlighting one continuing lecturer’s experience incorporating an open educational resource (OER) into her courses. As the Library continues to deepen its commitment to an open paradigm for research and teaching, we want...
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Beginning September 1, 2022, UC corresponding authors publishing in Elsevier’s prestigious Cell Press and The Lancet journals will be able to publish their articles as open access with financial support from the UC libraries. Cell Press publishes 50 scientific journals in the life, physical, earth...
This is What Open Access Looks Like!
The University of California announced two new open access publishing agreements today. The first supports open access publishing with the technical professional organization IEEE, which is among the largest publishers of UC research. The other is an extension of UC’s 2020 agreement with Springer...
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The University of California has entered into a two-year transformative open access agreement with SAGE Publishing. The agreement runs from January 1, 2022, to December 31, 2024, and covers open access publishing and reading access to SAGE’s hybrid and fully open access journals. The agreement...
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We are very pleased to announce the University of California’s transformative open access agreement with the American Chemical Society (ACS), the fourth largest publisher of scholarly journal articles by researchers in the UC system. Through this agreement UC-affiliated corresponding authors will...
This is What Open Access Looks Like!
Wiley and the University of California today announced a one-year pilot agreement that makes it more affordable for UC authors to publish open access in Wiley journals, making their articles freely available for anyone to read.  Corresponding authors at all ten UC campuses and the Lawrence Berkeley...

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