Scholarly Communication & Copyright

Reshaping Scholarly Communication
The University of California's scholars and their partners across the academy are reshaping scholarly communication. Understand the challenges, the crises they have produced, and opportunities to address them.
UC eScholarship
From working papers to original journals to the dissemination of postprints, eScholarship allows UC faculty to take control over the full lifecycle of their scholarship. For more information on how to start using eScholarship's open access, digital publishing services, see or download this brochure (PDF).

Fair Use: How Far Can I Go?
Tools for determining what constitutes fair use of coyprighted materials in teaching and research.

Copyright: Taking Back Control  
Steps scholars can take to control their copyright.
NIH Public Access Policy
Adopted in 2008, the NIH Public Access Policy ensures that the public has access to the published results of NIH funded research.

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