News: Scholarly communication

The Library’s Scholarly Communications Program leads initiatives to improve the sustainability, accessibility, and reach of scholarship at UC Davis and beyond.

Originally posted on the University of California Office of Scholarly Communication blog, August 2017. Who has the right to make your scholarship available? Who is able to read it?…

August 17, 2017 • Michael Wolfe

I always recommend CC0 public domain waivers as the best practice for public data sharing. There are all sorts of good reasons why public domain waivers work better and…

August 9, 2017 • Michael Wolfe

Openness in scholarship and research in digital forms — where information is shared at no cost to readers, other researchers, or the public, and with minimal restrictions on reuse —…

June 29, 2017 • Michael Wolfe

Aside from being genuinely pernicious and problematic on its own terms, the predatory publishing problem creates extra frustrations to open access advocates by providing an easy mechanism for directing suspicion and…

April 5, 2017 • Michael Wolfe

UC Davis is one of twelve universities initially participating in a joint initiative of the Association of American Universities (AAU), Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and Association of American University Presses…

March 16, 2017 • Michael Wolfe