California State University San Marcos

Kellogg Library;
United States

Primary Contact:
Carmen Mitchell
Institutional Repository Librarian

Program Overview

The purpose of the California State University San Marcos institutional repository (ScholarWorks) is to collect, organize, preserve, and disseminate CSUSM research, creative works, and other academic content in a web-based environment.

Year publishing activities began: 2011

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (1.4); undergraduate students (0.5)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (95); other (5)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2014:

Library publications in 2014: ETDs (250); library exhibits

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video

Disciplinary specialties: student work/research; library exhibits

Top publications: “Going Paperless: Student and Parent Perceptions of iPads in the Classroom” (thesis); “Lateral Violence in Nursing” (thesis); “Nurses’ Technique and Site Selection in Subcutaneous Insulin Injection” (thesis); “Individual Differences in Working Memory and Levels of Processing” (thesis); “Wounded Hearts: A Journey Through Grief ” (thesis)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed:

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

Internal partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students; undergraduate students

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): DSpace

Digital preservation strategy: in-house; digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: marketing; outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; contract/license preparation; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; digitization; hosting of supplemental content; audio/video streaming

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Planning to include faculty publications and datasets within the next year, working with other CSU campuses on an undergraduate journal, and currently working to publish digital surrogates of items from the university archives.
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