Scholarly Communication and Publishing

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Scholarly Communication Services helps scholars navigate shifting publishing, intellectual property, and information policy landscapes in ways that promote research dissemination, accessibility, and impact. 

We enourage the UC Berkeley community to explore our resources and connect with us about all aspects of scholarly communication support.

Copyright

Copyright

Understand how to use copyrighted materials in your research, publications, and teaching. Manage your own intellectual property rights as an author.

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Publishing

Get help navigating the evolving scholarly publishing process--not only for your "final" manuscript, but also your other critical research and publishing outputs. 

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Open Access

Open Access

Discover opportunities, platforms, funding, and reasons to publish open access. Learn about open access policies and agreements. Explore what we're doing to reduce access barriers to scholarship worldwide.

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Open Access event with OA-themed candy
Publish Digital Books and Open Educational Resources with Pressbooks
September 15, 2020