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Open Access Journals and California Documents

Policies and procedures for open access periodicals and California documents, including individual cataloging requests from campus bibliographers.


Open Access Resources at the UC Libraries: Policies & Procedures: Policies and procedures for the selection of open access resources and for their treatment by SCP.

Cataloging of Open Access Monographs Resources: Guidelines on open access monographs cataloged at the title level when requested and will maintain at least one valid open access link for all campuses (February 2017)

Request Form for SCP Cataloging Records for Open Access Journals: Steps for requesting catalog records for freely available journals not currently contained in the MELVYL Catalog.

Linking Guidelines for SCP Cataloged Open Access eJournals [PDF]

SCP Harvesting Technique Procedures for California Documents [PDF]: Outlines SCP procedures for the gathering and distribution of MARC bibliographic records from OCLC out to the UC campuses.

Assigning California Document Call Numbers (January 2004)

California Electronic Documents Cataloging Pilot Project [PDF]: Details the two CAMCIG proposals (Berkeley proposal and SCP proposal) for handling California electronic document cataloging in the face of the SCP budget cut. (December 2008)

Last updated: February 21, 2017
Document owner: Becky Culbertson