OpenUCLA seeks to create a better future by removing barriers to research and scholarship. We are committed to making UCLA’s research and collections globally accessible, providing affordable resources to the UCLA community, and supporting teaching, learning, and research.
Open Access Portals
Visit some of the UCLA Library's most robust - and growing - open access repositories, from campus images, to global ephemera to peer-reviewed publications.
Explore distinctive and international open access materials from Library holdings.Explore the Digital Collection
Over 10,000 images from the UCLA University Archives Photographic Reference collection, available to download and use with citation.View the Photographic Archives
Aggregated video content detailing the open access movement, and how the UCLA Library supports it.Watch Open Access Videos
UC-wide open access scholarly publishing and repository services.Learn More about eScholarship
An innovative and forward-looking initiative alongside global partners to capture and preserve collections of knowledge.Learn More about IDEP
With support from Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, the UCLA Library covers the title publication fees for UCLA faculty authors in support of this nationwide initiative.Learn More about TOME
Watch historical footage, vintage TV programs, LGBTQ news coverage, filmmaker interviews and more from the Archive's collection.Watch and Listen Online
OpenUCLA impacts the entire Bruin scholarly community and beyond.
Two OpenUCLA ACMI awards, in the amount of $5,000 each, will be awarded to the successful proposals that result in the development and release of an Open Educational Resource (OER), to be made available on eScholarship.Learn More about the ACMI Awards
A collaboration between the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra and the UCLA Music Library to empower composers by making their work more accessible.Learn More about Kaleidoscope
Throughout UCLA's Centennial Celebration year, original works by Bruin musicians are playing on the Powell Library Bells, culminating with a student competition.Listen to Ringing the Way Compilations
The UCLA Library is an open access advocate for all Bruins. Watch personal impact stories from faculty, staff and an alumni community partner.Hear OpenUCLA Impact Stories
News & Updates
Link to the latest University of California news and updates regarding open access publishing of UC research, transformative open access agreements, and affordable subscription costs, among other open access topics.
Media Experts Guide
As a leading advocate for open access, UCLA librarians may be made available for news media interviews by arrangement when timing permits. Areas of specialty include national and state level public access policies and legislation, copyright, music copyright, and fair use. For further assistance, please contact Ariane Bicho, Director of Library Communications, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Norman and Armena Powell University Librarian
Areas of Expertise: open access national and state level public access policies and legislation
Associate University Librarian for Collections and Scholarly Communication
Areas of Expertise: scholarly publishing, open access, transformative agreements, licensing
Associate Professor, Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine
Dr. Tarn represents UCLA on UCOLASC, a standing committee of the UC Academic Senate, and can speak to UC system-wide open access policies and issues.
Scholarly Communication Education Librarian
Areas of Expertise: open access, copyright, fair use, author rights
Scholarly Communication Librarian
Areas of Expertise: open access, copyright, fair use, affordable course materials
Music Inquiry and Research Librarian
Areas of Expertise: music copyright, open access compositions