• 2003 Faculty Forums Background

    Systemwide Library Planning April 21, 2003 See sections below: History Planning for a Decade of Change Background Issues Opportunities Barriers UC Strategies to Promote Change UC Strategies to Overcome Barriers

  • Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing

    The Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing is drafted at a meeting held at the headquarters of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase, Maryland. The principles are designed to “stimulate discussion within the biomedical research community on how to proceed, as rapidly as possible, to the widely held goal of providing open access to the primary scientific literature.”

  • UC Joins BioMed Central

    UC joins BioMed Central via UC’s eScholarship program; membership entitles UC researchers to a waiver of the article processing fee for publishing in BMC journals. Press release

  • eScholarship Launches

    UC launches the eScholarship Repository for working papers and peer-reviewed series originating at UC research units and departments. Announcement

  • Budapest Open Access Initiative

    The Budapest Open Access Initiative arises from a small but lively meeting convened in Budapest by the Open Society Institute (OSI). The meeting accelerates progress in the international effort to make research articles in all academic fields freely available on the Internet.

  • Principles for Emerging Systems of Scholarly Publishing

    The principles for emerging systems of scholarly publishing are developed from the Tempe Conference on Emerging Systems of Scholarly Publishing in Tempe, Arizona, March 2–4, 2000.


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