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Open Access Publications from the University of California

Policies for Submissions

Who Can Submit

The Center for Global International and Regional Studies publishes work conducted by researchers at the University of California. We will also consider publishing research on topics related to Center concerns done by non-government organizations or policy makers.


A paper may be updated or removed from public view by sending a request to the system administrator at". However, a citation to the original version of the paper will always remain on the site.

Author Review

Authors are asked to review PDFs created from their papers within 5 days of being sent the PDF. At this stage, we're unable to make any changes beyond the rare error that occurs in PDF conversion.

Rights and Permissions

Before submitting a paper to the repository, please be sure that all necessary permissions have been cleared. You retain the copyright to your paper and grant us the nonexclusive right to publish this material, meaning that you may also publish it elsewhere.

It is necessary that you agree to the terms of publishing in the repository listed in the author agreement which will be emailed to you when CGIRS decides to publish your paper.