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Anneliese Taylor
Anneliese Taylor
Anneliese is the Head of Scholarly Communication. Contact Anneliese for help evaluating journals and publishers, assessing research impact, and for scholarly publishing resources.

Celebrating 10 Years of the UCSF Open Access Policy – Panel Presentation and Reception

Come celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the UCSF Open Access Policy and hear from three visionaries about the impact and future of open access publishing during this panel presentation. UCSF passed the first Open Access Policy at the University of California in 2012. The policy ensures that faculty can post their final accepted article manuscripts without paying a cent to the publisher, so their work can be freely accessed by all. UCSF’s policy influenced the passing of a UC-wide policy for faculty in 2013 and for all other scholarly authors in 2015. 

Join us Friday, October 21 from 3 to 4 p.m. PT in-person at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus in Mission Hall room 1400, or online via Zoom. A reception will follow the in-person event at Mission Hall.  Please register via the event link.

Session panelists:

  • Rich Schneider, professor of orthopaedic surgery at UCSF 
  • Marta Margeta, professor of pathology at UCSF 
  • Catherine Mitchell, director of the California Digital Library’s Publishing, Archives & Digitization Program 

Our three panelists will discuss:

  • The catalyst for an Open Access Policy and how UCSF became the first UC to have one 
  • The impact of the UC open access policies and open access publisher agreements on the publishing landscape 
  • What the future holds for open access publishing 

Read more about the panelists and their contributions to open access and scholarly communication via the registration page.  

This event is part of the 2022 International Open Access Week and is co-sponsored by the UCSF Academic Senate and UCSF Library. Learn more about what open access is and how it works. 

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