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Scholarly Communication Services

Helping scholars navigate shifting publishing, intellectual property, and information policy landscapes in ways that promote research dissemination, accessibility, and impact

Scholarly Communication and Information Policy (SCIP) offers support to students, faculty, and other researchers in the areas of:

  • Copyright in research, publishing, and teaching
  • Authors’ rights, and protecting and managing your intellectual property
  • Scholarly publishing options and platforms
  • Open access for scholarship and research data
  • Affordable and open course content
  • Tracking and increasing scholarly impact

Want help or more information?

We provide:

  • Individualized support and personal consultations
  • In-class and online instruction
  • Presentations and workshops for small or large groups and classes
  • Customized support and training for each department and discipline
  • Online guidance and resources

We would like to thank Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, for their generous support in helping to make the work of our office possible.



Doe Library exterior
189 Annex
Doe Library
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

This location is wheelchair accessible.