Claremont Colleges Library

Claremont Colleges Library

Collections Services and Scholarly Communication (CSSC)
scholarship@cuc.claremont.edu
http://scholarship.claremont.edu
United States

Primary Contact:
Madelynn Dickerson
Information Resources Coordinator
(909) 621-8919

Program Overview

The Claremont Colleges Library publishing program provides centralized access to research and scholarship produced by faculty, students and librarians. The library publishes unique digital collections and scholarship originating from the Claremont Colleges. Scholarship@Claremont is an open access scholarship repository and publishing platform with a set of services to capture, store, index, and provide access to scholarship produced by the Claremont Colleges academic community. It offers worldwide access to the scholarly output from Pomona College, Claremont Graduate University, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, Pitzer College, Keck Graduate Institute, and the Claremont Colleges Library. Undergraduate research figures prominently. Scholarship@Claremont brings together the Claremont Colleges’ scholarship into one location to maximize visibility, influence, and benefit for the individual as well as the institutions.

Year publishing activities began: 2006

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (1)

Funding sources (%): library materials budget (100)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2018:

Library publications in 2018: campus-based faculty-driven journals (8); campus-based student-driven journals (4); journals produced under contract/MOU for external groups (1)

Number of open access titles: journals (11); monographs ()

Number of paid titles: journals (); monographs ()

Number of hybrid titles: journals (); monographs ()

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; concept maps, modeling, maps, or other visualizations; multimedia/interactive content

Disciplinary specialties: arts and humanities; social and behavioral sciences; physical and mathematical sciences; life sciences; business

Top publications: CMC senior theses; Journal of Humanistic Mathematics (journal); Scripps senior theses; Performance Practice Review (journal)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 70

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

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

External partners: Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Gardens

Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons); Scalar; Omeka

Digital preservation strategy: Amazon S3; In the process of establishing a private LOCKSS network.

Additional services: marketing; outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; notification of A&I sources; ISSN registry; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; open URL support; contract/license preparation; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; digitization hosting of supplemental content; audio/video streaming

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Growing support for existing publications and alternative/non-traditional publications and expanding into open educational resources and textbooks.
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