- Author: Jim Downing
In the past year, UC has announced several agreements with major publishers of scholarly journals, including Elsevier and Springer Nature. These agreements include provisions for funding to cover the article processing charges (APCs) for open-access publication of articles in those publishers' journals. APCs would otherwise be borne by authors.
Under the agreements, UC campus libraries all contribute to a systemwide fund to cover the APCs.
This message is to clarify that all UC ANR personnel – advisors, specialists, academic coordinators and all staff – are eligible for funding for open-access article processing charges under...
- Author: Brian Oatman
UC travel guidance updated
UCOP has issued updated guidance for UC travelers, replacing previous directives and aligning with CDC Travel Guidance for COVID-19. More information for UC ANR travelers can be found on our COVID-19 Travel webpage, which will maintain links to current CDC and CDPH guidance and advisories for travelers. Based on the current guidance, UC ANR advises all employees to avoid non-essential travel out of state. If you are unsure if work-related travel is essential, consult your supervisor or unit...
UC ANR forms employee resource groups
I'm excited to announce my support of three new employee resource groups that are forming this month to connect and promote relationships among employees and to foster inclusive work environments across UC ANR.
If you are interested in joining one of these groups, I encourage you to reach out to the contacts listed.
UC ANR Black and Allied Employees (BAE)
The mission and purpose of the Black and Allied Employee Resource Group (ERG) is to:
- Foster communication and create space for connection among present, and in some instances past staff and academics. Our group provides an open forum...
Today the ANR@Work Survey will land in your email inbox, if it hasn't already, with the subject line “ANR@Work Survey - INVITATION - DO NOT DELETE.” The ANR@Work Survey will be open March 16 through April 9. It is an opportunity for all academics and staff to provide feedback about their experience working at UC ANR.
On March 16, each academic and staff member will receive an email from “Glenda Humiston <firstname.lastname@example.org>” containing a unique link to the survey. Please do not...
Employee comment: Classification of Gifts and Sponsored Awards
The University of California Office of the President invites comments on a proposed Presidential Policy on Classification of Gifts and Sponsored Awards.
The University has seen a significant increase in external support in the recent decade – especially from private foundations (including family foundations) and corporations. Though key concepts remain the same, the proposed policy provides greater clarity for properly classifying private support in contemporary circumstances. It also includes definitions, FAQs and a...