UC Santa Cruz joins the international effort to make research accessible to all

peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-06-18

Summary:

"In June, the University of California Santa Cruz joined its sister UC campuses in taking an important step towards the goal of making all scholarly journal literature freely available to the world by endorsing the international open access (OA) initiative, OA2020Led by the Max Planck Digital Library, OA2020 is a global alliance committed to new models of scholarly publishing that ensure outputs are open and re-usable and that the costs behind their dissemination are transparent and economically sustainable.

By adding its name to the list of 136 signatory organizations, UCSC demonstrates its strong commitment to the values the UC Academic Senate has held since the adoption of its Open Access Policy in 2013. Further, it emphasizes our campus’s support of the Senate-wide UCOLASC’s Declaration of Rights and Principles to Transform Scholarly Communication and the UC Systemwide Library And Scholarly Information Advisory Committee (SLASIAC) call to action aimed at transforming how the UC Libraries approach journal negotiations...."

Link:

https://news.ucsc.edu/2019/06/international-open-access.html

From feeds:

Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » peter.suber's bookmarks
Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » infodocketGARY's bookmarks

Tags:

oa.new oa.uc_santa_cruz oa.oa2020 oa.initiatives oa.u.california oa.offsets oa.hei oa.principles oa.policies oa.policies.universities oa.universities

Date tagged:

06/18/2019, 10:27

Date published:

06/18/2019, 08:58