What does it all mean?
Scholarship is a conversation, and you want your voice to be heard! The resources in these tabs help ALL researchers in the UC system (faculty, staff, graduate students, and undergrads), participate in scholarly communication.
About UC System Open Access
UC OA Policies
These policies mean that research from the 10 UC campuses will be made available to the public at no charge.
2015: The UC Office of the President issues a policy covering UC employees who are not Academic Senate faculty
2013: The UC Academic Senate passed an OA Policy covering Senate-represented faculty.
UC System: Copyright Guide
An easy-to-use guide by the UC Regents to help you quickly understand copyright policies and laws, and how to apply them to academic and scholarly work.
This the UC System's OA repository and publishing platform, where researchers deposit their work in support of the policies. It allows for publishing Books, Journals, Working Papers, Conference Proceedings, etc.
The University of California Curation Center helps researchers and the UC libraries manage, preserve, and provide access to their important digital assets. Tools/services include:
ICPSR Data Archive
Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. International group of 750+ academic institutions and research organizations. Maintains a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social sciences, and offers data curation services.
A cloud-based platform that enables scientists to openly share the code and data that underlie their research publications. Researchers create a companion website associated with a paper. The companion website provides the code and data that allow people to implement the methodology and replicate the results. Welcomes multiple research areas including social sciences.
The above is considered 'traditional' bibliometrics. Read about Altmetrics vs Bibliometrics.