Books & Journal Collections In Transition
Scholarly Publishing Options

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Initiatives
links to Web sites that offer perspectives and alternatives to faculty and graduate students, and scholarly societies looking for electronic means to share research results easily and efficiently
University of California, CDL's eScholarship
program developing infrastructure for new modes of scholarly publication and conducting research to identify sustainable models for managing scholarly information.
Consult your librarian subject specialists or Gail Yokote (, who is the Associate University Librarian responsible for library collections, for more information.
Creative Commons
Website dedicated to making scholarly material, music, literature, film, and science widely available to the public. Site offers model licenses for free sharing of scholarly material.
PubMed Central
digital archive of life sciences journal literature, developed and managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCHI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Public Library of Science
PLoS is a non-profit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resources.
BioMed Central
independent publishing house which provides immendiate free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research by charging an article-processing fee for accepted manuscripts and supports the Public Library of Science initiatives.
publication program designed especially for scientific societies and organizations who wish to offer online formats in addition to their print formats.
world wide alliance of research institutions, libraries, and organizations that encourages a variety of scholarly communications venues.

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