Open Sourced: Bruins Share Their OpenUCLA Impact Stories

The UCLA Library is an open access advocate for all Bruins. Watch personal impact stories from a student, faculty member, staff member and an alumni community 亚搏体育官方app安卓下载 in the Library's video vignette series, Open Sourced. To learn more 亚搏体育官方app安卓下载 OpenUCLA, a Centennial Celebration initiative, visit .


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Dr. Genevieve Carpio M.A. '07, an assistant professor of , is a past recipient of the UCLA Library's Affordable Course Materials Initiative award. Through ACMI, Dr. Carpio was able to reduce the costs for students in her introductory Chicana/o Studies 10A course by 50%.

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A new collaboration between the and the UCLA Music Library亚搏体育官方app安卓下载 is empowering living composers by making their work more accessible and reducing barriers for applicants to Kaleidoscope’s 2020 Call for Scores. To learn more 亚搏体育官方app安卓下载 the collaboration, and submit compositions to the Call for Scores (deadline: April 30, 2020), visit .

In this edition of Open Sourced, Kaleidoscope founder and UCLA alumnus Benjamin Mitchell '07 shares his thoughts on the Library collaboration and the importance of open access publishing. Learn more 亚搏体育官方app安卓下载 Kaleidoscope at .


As director of social media for the , Teresa Valenzuela '94 shares her passion for this incredible university with fellow Bruins through the Library's Picturing UCLA Collection. Explore more than 10,000 historical campus images, available for free download at