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Seeking Stories on Innovative Publishing Projects for the OSC Blog

Have you caught wind of an exciting open access publishing project on your campus? If so, the “Innovative Publishing Models” working group of the Office of Scholarly Communication (OSC) wants to hear from you! We are collecting examples of recent and creative open-access publishing projects at UC to highlight on the “OA Innovations @ UC” page of the OSC website.  

Last updated: April 21, 2021

UC secures landmark open access deal with world’s largest scientific publisher

The University of California today (March 16) announced a pioneering open access agreement with the world’s largest scientific publisher, Elsevier, making significantly more of the University’s research available to people worldwide — immediately and at no cost. The deal will put more UC research into the hands of individuals across the globe at a time when international collaboration to fight COVID-19 has illuminated the value of open access to scientific findings.

Last updated: March 16, 2021

Welcome to Gem Stone-Logan as CDL’s new SILS Senior Systems Analyst!

The California Digital Library’s Discovery & Delivery program is pleased to welcome Gem Stone-Logan as our Senior Systems Analyst, effective Jan 7, 2021.

Last updated: February 18, 2021

UC Request Software Offers Links to HathiTrust’s Emergency Temporary Access to Copyrighted Books

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In order to help UC faculty, students, and staff at all ten University of California campuses get electronic content as quickly as possible, the Request program has integrated access to copyright protected material via HathiTrust’s Emergency Temporary Access System (ETAS).

Last updated: February 18, 2021

UC Libraries’ Shared Print Program Joins the Partnership for Shared Book Collections

The University of California Libraries’ Shared Print program has joined the Partnership for Shared Book Collections, a federation of shared print monographic programs that aims to coordinate shared print collaboration in North America to support cost-effective retention and access to shared print monograph collections. 

Last updated: February 25, 2021

eBook Usability Criteria and Case Study Report

In light of the global coronavirus pandemic, campus closures and significant disruption to teaching, learning, and research, our UC campuses have moved to e-format resources purchasing to allow our researchers quick access to the needed materials. Because print collections at our libraries are not accessible during this disruption, ebooks will be in high demand by our users to continue their learning, instruction and research activities. Ebook usability becomes more critical than ever to our users.

Last updated: February 18, 2021

CDL COVID-19 Update

Update (6/3/20): Bay Area counties have updated their shelter in place orders with a phased re-opening approach for some businesses; however, the shelter in place order is still in place for the general population. Currently, CDL will remain on telecommute status until we receive more information from the UC Office of the President on our local plans.

Last updated: February 18, 2021

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