Policy for UC San Diego Library unit within eScholarship:
eScholarship is an open access scholarship repository with a set of services to capture, store, index, and provide access to scholarship produced by the University of California academic community, of which the UC San Diego Library librarians and staff are members. The repository offers worldwide access to the scholarly output from across the UCs with the intention to bring together the scholarship and research into one location to maximize visibility, influence, and benefit for the individual as well as each campus.
The Library’s collection of scholarship in the repository is intended to:
Provide persistent and centralized access to research and scholarship by academic librarians and staff;
Promote research and collaboration within the scholarly community;
Preserve the history, growth, and development of the library and information science research and scholarship.
Members of the UC San Diego Library academic community are invited to contribute completed scholarship for long-term preservation and worldwide electronic accessibility through eScholarship.
Scope and format of works accepted:
Academic works include a full range of scholarship, including artwork, conference proceedings, monographs, peer-reviewed journals, post prints, publicly funded research, reports, teaching and learning resources, theses and dissertations, and working papers.
Categories for works:
Presentations and Posters
Reports and Studies
Books and Book Chapters
Discoverability and access: The content of the repository is discoverable by Google, Google Scholar, and other search engines, which makes it easy to share and collaborate with anyone connected to the Internet. The content is available to be used responsibly under fair use for personal and educational purposes or with the permission of the authors or copyright holders.