Employee Comment: Open Access for Theses and Dissertations
The University invites comments on a revised proposed Presidential Policy on Open Access for Theses and Dissertations.
The policy is new and includes the following key issues:
- There is currently no system-wide uniformity or policy for ensuring open access to UC graduate students' theses and dissertations. This policy will provide system-wide consistency for these works.
- Allowance for embargoes that delay the date theses or dissertations are made available in an open access repository.
The policy proposal is posted
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