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Guide to the University of California, Santa Barbara, Office of Research Collection
UArch 87  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: University of California, Santa Barbara, Office of Research Collection
    Dates: ca. 1968-2003
    Collection number: UArch 87
    Creator: University of California, Santa Barbara. Office of Research
    Collection Size: 0.6 linear feet (1 document box and 1 oversize flat box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The Office of Research collection contains reports on campus research projects, the office's operation and funds, research policy, etc., as well as memos, flyers, and brochures.
    Physical location: Del Sur, University Archives, 25A (Box 1); 30B (Box 2).
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    University of California, Santa Barbara, Office of Research Collection. UArch 87. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Undetermined.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Office of Research Mission Statement, from http://research.ucsb.edu/staff/mission_statement.shtml :
    "The University of California's fundamental missions are teaching, research, and public service. The goal of the Office of Research is to promote outstanding research at UCSB.
    "The Office of Research helps the university community secure support for their research and creative activities. We work with all academic units to develop the best research programs possible throughout the university, and we take special responsibility for research done collaboratively across disciplines, departments, and schools. We ensure the integrity of UCSB research and provide assurance to governmental and private funding agencies and to the public that the research is conducted in accordance with the highest ethical standards. We work to make sure that research is integrated with the educational and service missions of the university. Finally, we help communicate to the university community and to the general public about the quality, breadth, and significance of research carried out at UCSB.
    "The Office of Research has the following primary responsibilities:
    • Working with investigators to help them find funding, form collaborations, and write competitive proposals;
    • Administering and supervising several interdisciplinary research institutes and centers and the UCSB Natural Reserves;
    • Developing collaborative agreements between UCSB researchers and industry;
    • Guaranteeing that research at UCSB follows the highest ethical standards;
    • Managing intellectual property resulting from research activities for the public benefit;
    • Overseeing compliance with governmental regulations on research;
    • Administering sponsored research proposals prior to the award;
    • Communicating to UCSB researchers about research policy and its implementation.
    "In addition, we share responsibilities with other offices of the university in the following areas:
    • Setting the research strategy for UCSB, linking it with the missions of teaching and public service;
    • Providing matching funds required to obtain extramural funding for research;
    • Investing limited amounts of seed funding in new and promising research;
    • Providing meaningful research opportunities to graduate and undergraduate students;
    • Communicating to the university community and to the general public about UCSB research."
    The collection contains reports on campus research projects, the office's operation and funds, research policy, etc., as well as memos, flyers, and brochures.
    Office of Research website: http://research.ucsb.edu/ 

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    University of California, Santa Barbara. Office of Research

    Related Material

    Vice Chancellors collection, UArch 67. File on Vice Chancellor of Research.
    Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, UArch 31. Records of committee formed by Office of Research to manage animal use in university research.
    Academic Senate records, UArch 13. Files on Organized Research Units (ORUs) and institutes.
    Office of Public Information subject files, UArch 12. Files on ORUs and campus institutes.
    Collections on individual Organized Research Units (ORUs):
    • Center for Black Studies collection, UArch 45
    • Center for Chicano Studies collection, UArch 25
    • Community Organization and Research Institute, UArch 73
    • Institute for Crustal Studies collection, UArch 52
    • Institute of Environmental Stress collection, UArch 75
    • Institute for Interdisciplinary Applications of Algebra and Combinatorics collection, UArch 56
    • Institute of Religious Studies collection, UArch 86
    • Interdisciplinary Humanities Center collection, UArch 81
    • Marine Science Institute collection, UArch 82
    Office of Research website: http://research.ucsb.edu/