Clemson University

R.M. Cooper Library

Library Technology
United States

Primary Contact:
Andrew Wesolek
Head of Digital Scholarship

Program Overview

TigerPrints is a digital repository and publishing platform that provides open access to scholarly works created by the faculty, students, and staff of Clemson University and their global collaborators. It ensures that the intellectual output of Clemson University is disseminated broadly, rapidly, and openly while making it easily discoverable around the world.

Year publishing activities began: 2006

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

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

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

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5): 5

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2018:

Library publications in 2018: campus-based faculty-driven journals (2); campus-based student-driven journals (1); journals produced under contract/MOU for external groups (2); newsletters (1); ETDs (200)

Number of open access titles: journals (6)

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images

Disciplinary specialties: water resources; science writing; engineering

Top publications: NASIG Newsletter; International Yeats Studies (Journal); Early Modern Culture (journal); Journal of South Carolina Water Resources (journal); Journal of Copyright in Education and Librarianship (on OJS)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 50

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs): 0

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

External partners: NASIG, International Yeats Society, Other Libraries (University of Kansas, U. South Carolina, U. Miami)

Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital preservation strategy: MetaArchive

Additional services: training; analytics; digitization

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Our relationship with the Clemson University Press is very young. We are in discussions now to grow the partnership.
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