Publisher Communications about the UC OA Policies - Office of Scholarly Communication

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"Following its adoption by the Academic Senate on July 24, 2013, the University of California Open Access Policy for faculty was widely publicized by UC and by other news sources. In addition, UC contacted approximately 200 publishers directly to inform them of the terms of the policy: the publishers listed at the bottom of this page were sent a letter explaining that the policy gives UC faculty the right to deposit a version of their article in an open access repository and that the policy was effective immediately. Publishers were also sent a copy of the full text of the Senate policy and an FAQ.

Though the vast majority of publishers that UC authors work with have been aware of UC’s Senate OA policy for years, very few of them have asked authors to opt out of the policy by getting a waiver.  No publisher has notified the University that it plans to request waivers from all UC authors as a matter of course. Based recent years waiver requests by UC faculty, it appears that only a few smaller publishers are still regularly requesting waivers.

Below are the number of waivers requested by UC authors between August 2, 2013, when the UC-wide senate policy was announced, and August 1, 2022. Waivers can be obtained from the Waiver and Embargo page. ..."


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Date tagged:

10/31/2022, 09:14

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10/31/2022, 05:14