News in Category: Scholarly Communication

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Scholarly Communication

Open Access Publishing with Cambridge Journals Begins

Earlier this year, we shared news about exciting changes to UC’s agreement with Cambridge University Press that will make it easier and more affordable for UC authors to publish open

2019 Open Access Week
Scholarly Communication

Open Access Week 2019: October 21-27

Join the UCSF Library in celebrating 2019 International Open Access Week! Open Access (OA) is the free, immediate, worldwide access to research publications and other outputs, and the right to

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Reproducibility Workshop Series

The UCSF Library is excited to announce that we have partnered with the Graduate Division and Open Science group to host a reproducibility workshop series this fall. Why should I

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Breaking News

Elsevier Access Suspended

The University of California has been out of contract with Elsevier since January, but until now the publisher continued to allow access to 2019 articles via ScienceDirect. As of Wednesday,

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Scholarly Communication

Open Access to UCSF Theses & Dissertations

By Liz Silva, Graduate Division, and Anneliese Taylor, LibraryPhoto by Will van Wingerden on Unsplash For years, UCSF has been at the forefront of the open science and open data

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Scholarly Communication

Flipping Journals to Open Access – Resources for UCSF

Last August, the UCSF Library and the Academic Senate organized a roundtable for journal editors to talk about considerations for transitioning subscription journals to an open access (OA) model. OA

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Data Science Initiative

Open Science at UCSF

In celebration of OpenCon, the international open science conference being held this week in Toronto, the UCSF Library is reflecting on all things open science. What is open science exactly?

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Scholarly Communication

Open Access Week 2018: Oct 22 – Nov 2

Join the UCSF Library as we participate in 2018 International Open Access Week! Open access (OA) is the free, immediate, online access to the published results of scholarly research and the right to use,

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Scholarly Communication

Open Access Week 2017: Oct 23 – 29

Join the UCSF Library as we participate in this year’s International Open Access Week! Open access (OA) is the free, immediate, online access to the published results of scholarly research and the right to

Open Access Publishing Discount
Scholarly Communication

Open Access Publishing Discounts

Did you know that UCSF provides authors discounts on publishing open access articles and books with several publishers? Through the University of California’s institutional subscriptions and membership programs, all UCSF

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Scholarly Communication

oaFindr Helps you Find Open Access Articles

UCSF has purchased a trial subscription to the oaFindr database, an open access article discovery platform. oaFindr crawls scholarly databases and the web for full-text, peer-reviewed open access articles that

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Scholarly Communication

UCSF Commits to Make All Journals Freely Accessible

San Francisco, CA – Today faculty, administration, and library leaders from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) took a major step towards the goal of making all scholarly literature freely available to

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Scholarly Communication

Open Access Funding Opportunity for All UCSF Faculty

The UCSF Academic Senate voted to double the amount of funds available in the Open Access Publishing Fund in 2017. The Fund is made possible through a generous yearly gift

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Scholarly Communication

Open Access – What You Need to Know (@ZSFG)

The UCSF Library is hosting this “upload-a-thon” session to help authors navigate the UC Open Access Policies as well as the upload process through both the UC Publication Management System