Cleveland State University

Michael Schwartz Library

Academic Library · United States

Collections and Resource Management

Phone: 216-875-9734

Program Overview

EngagedScholarship @ Cleveland State University is a digital repository of the research, scholarly, and creative output of the faculty, staff, and students of CSU, freely accessible to end users worldwide. The material here includes journal articles, books, theses and dissertations, presentations, creative works, and a wide variety of other content types. It reflects an organizational commitment to the collection, stewardship, and dissemination of the intellectual output of CSU.
  • Publishing activities began: 2012
  • Stage of publishing efforts: 3 - Established
  • Open access focus: Central to mission
  • Portion of Open Access publications: Most
  • Publishing Languages: English; Spanish; Chinese

Program Organization

  • Organization of publishing services: Services distributed across library units/departments
  • Individual people: 3
  • Students: Undergraduate student(s)
  • Funding sources: Library operating budget

Publishing Activities

  • Conference papers and proceedings
  • Educational resources
  • Journals
  • Monographs
  • Posters

Journal Publishing:
  • Journals published: 5
Monograph/Book Publishing:
  • Monographs published: 2
Open Educational Resources Publishing:
  • Open Educational Resources: 2
  • Peer-reviewed Open Educational Resources: 1


Top Publications:
  • CSU Faculty Open Educational Resources (books, resources)
  • Cleveland State Law Review (Journal)
  • The Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection/All interviews (Audio)


  • Internal partners:  Campus departments or programs; individual faculty
  • Other publishing entities administered by your library: No
  • Other publishing entities within your library’s parent institution: No
  • Program’s openness to working with external partners: Consider external partners if there is a tie to my institution (e.g., local editor of a journal for an external scholarly society)

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • audio
  • images
  • video
Software & Platforms:
  • Digital Commons (bepress)
  • Pressbooks

Additional Services:
  • author advisory - copyright
  • cataloging
  • ISBN registry
  • ISSN registry
  • print-on-demand
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • In-house