Scholarly communication is the system in which information or data are created (by scholars), distributed (by publishers), disseminated, preserved, and organized (by libraries). The soaring cost of published information has put this system at risk.
At UC Berkeley Library, Scholarly Communication, you can learn more about how the crisis in scholarly communication, what you can do to support changes in the current system and how to take advantage of new technologies.
Visit the University of California's eScholarship repository to find out how you can have more direct control over the creation and dissemination of your scholarship.
The UC Libraries and campuses are involved in current scholarly publishing endeavors and events; new technologies, the escalating cost of digital resources, and market issues have all contributed to change the scholarly communication landscape.
Consult a Librarian and/or the links below for more information