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Overview of Open Access at Cal State East Bay

Cal State East Bay's Open Access Policy

The Academic Senate unanimously passed Cal State East Bay’s Open Access Policy on April 13, 2021 and it was made effective by signature of President Cathy A. Sandeen on May 19, 2021. This policy expresses the Faculty’s commitment to disseminating its research and scholarship as widely as possible.

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Deposit Your Scholarly Articles

Upload a copy of your article to ScholarWorks (CSU-wide institutional repository).

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Get a Waiver, Embargo, or Addendum

If your publisher has requested a waiver, embargo, or addendum of Cal State East Bay’s Open Access Policy, get it here.

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Open Access Policy FAQs

Get quick answers and see a flow chart of how to comply with the policy.


The University Libraries are responsible for the implementation of this policy. Please email with your questions or concerns.