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The Online Archive of California (OAC) is a Web-accessible, digital gateway to information about materials such as manuscripts, photographs, and works of art held in libraries, museums, archives, and other institutions across California, including UCLA. The OAC allows patrons to view finding aids, i.e., inventories of collection content, which provide detailed information about collection content that is readily accessible and searchable.

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This resource provides public access to archival material, new scholarship, and interactive experiences relating to the aqueduct.
The UC Open Access Policy went into effect last year for published research articles. The UCLA Library can provide assistance and answer...
The UCLA Library recently hosted a panel of acquisitions editors from respected academic presses discussing the relationship between...
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Comprising digital recordings of hundreds of thousands of American and international TV news... more