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Category: Open Access

eScholarship celebrates its 20-year anniversary!

The University of California’s eScholarship publishing and institutional repository program celebrates its 20-year anniversary this year, a milestone that provides us with an opportunity to reflect on how far UC has come in the work of open access library publishing…

Combinatorial Theory Publishes First Issue!

The eScholarship Publishing program at the University of California is delighted to announce the publication of the first issue of Combinatorial Theory, a new open access journal focused on mathematical research in Combinatorics, with applications throughout the mathematical, computational…

Seeking Stories on Innovative Publishing Projects for the OSC Blog

Have you caught wind of an exciting open access publishing project on your campus? If so, the “Innovative Publishing Models” working group of the Office of Scholarly Communication (OSC) wants to hear from you! We are collecting examples of recent…

CDL’s Justin Gonder Elected to Library Publishing Coalition Board

  The California Digital Library (CDL) is delighted to announce that Justin Gonder, CDL’s Senior Product Manager for Publishing, has been elected to the board of the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC), of which CDL is a longstanding member. The…

UC secures landmark open access deal with world’s largest scientific publisher

The University of California today (March 16) announced a pioneering open access agreement with the world’s largest scientific publisher, Elsevier, making significantly more of the University’s research available to people worldwide — immediately and at no cost. The deal will…

New UC transformative open access agreements with three not-for-profit publishers announced

University of California (UC) is delighted to announced three new transformative open access agreements, with not-for-profit publishers Canadian Science Publishing, The Company of Biologists, and the Royal Society.   All of these agreements will be managed by the California Digital Library…

Combinatorial Theory Journal Launches on UC’s eScholarship Publishing Platform with Innovative Open Access Funding Model

The eScholarship Publishing program of the University of California is pleased to announce the launch of Combinatorial Theory, a new mathematics journal expecting its first issue in Spring 2021. This journal will publish papers in Combinatorics, an active area…

EarthArXiv announces new partnership with California Digital Library to host earth sciences preprint service

The Advisory Council of the EarthArXiv preprint service for earth sciences is pleased to announce a partnership with the California Digital Library (CDL) that will support EarthArXiv’s mission, future growth, and long-term sustainability. Core to this partnership will be the…

Welcome Rachel Lee, P&SC’s New Publications Manager

The Publishing & Special Collections Group welcomes Rachel Lee as the new Publications Manager for eScholarship! Leveraging her deep expertise in journal publishing, Rachel will develop new programs and materials to support the success of the 80+ open access journals

Next Gen Library Publishing partnership awarded $2.2M Arcadia grant to improve scholarly publishing infrastructure

Educopia Institute and California Digital Library are pleased to announce an award in the amount of $2,200,000 from Arcadia—a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin—in support of the “Next Generation Library Publishing” project. Through this project, Educopia and…