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Open Access Publications from the University of California

Submission Process

Who Can Submit

The Berkeley Natural History Museum' eScholarship repository publishes materials about work conducted under the auspices of the Berkeley Natural History Museum, as well as work produced by Berkeley Natural History Museum faculty that does not more easily fit in the repository of another of the campus' research centers, departments, or programs. For additional information, please contact Erica Spotswood at

How to Submit a Paper

  1. Complete the Submission Form and Author Agreement. Print it out and mail it to Erica Spotswood per the instructions on the form.
  2. Make sure your paper is in an acceptable format. We can accept papers in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) only. If you do not have the ability to save documents as PDF files, please contact Erica Spotswood at
  3. Submit the paper by emailing it to Erica Spotswood at with the subject "Submission for Berkeley Natural History Museum eScholarship Repository" and the name of the Work.
  4. If you have any questions, contact Erica Spotswood at

Overview of the Process

After you submit your paper, it will be reviewed by the appropriate submission review committee for the Berkeley Natural History Museum eScholarship repository. You will be notified by e-mail if the submission is accepted and again when it is posted.