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Open Access Publications from the University of California

Submission Guidelines

Who Can Submit

The California Digital Library (CDL) only publishes materials about work conducted under the auspices of the CDL. eScholarship is the appropriate publication site for materials that engage directly or theoretically with such issues as access, education, discovery, curation, collaboration, copyright, alternative publishing models, etc. For additional information, please contact

How to Submit a Publication

  1. Make sure your publication is in an acceptable format. We can accept publications in Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format (RTF), or Adobe Acrobat (PDF).
  2. Create an account using your UCOP email address. (If you already have an eScholarship account, you can proceed to the next step.)
  3. Submit your publication using the "Submit Publication" link.

If you have any questions, contact