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The University of California has negotiated with numerous publishers to offer discounts on open access Article Processing Charges (APCs) to UC researchers. Review this list of OA Publishing Agreements and Discounts before paying to publish open access!
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Resources and information from the UCI Libraries Digital Scholarship Services regarding data curation, including data management plans and protection of sensitive data.
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Software Carpentry Workshop: Unix, Git, and Python
Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. The course is aimed at graduate students and other researchers. You don't need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop.
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