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Open Access Publications from the University of California

Policies for Submissions

Who Can Submit

Please contact Henrietta Williams at to find out the criteria for submission.


A paper may be updated or removed 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. You may download an agreement from or request a copy from The Burch Center requires a signed copy from each author. Authors may sign a blanket authorization for multiple papers.