College at Brockport, State University of New York

Drake Memorial Library

Library Technology
digitalcommons@brockport.edu
http://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/
United States

Primary Contact:
Kim Myers
Scholarly Communications Coordinator
585-395-2742

Program Overview

To provide open access to the scholarly and creative works created by the community of The College at Brockport.

Year publishing activities began: 2012

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (1.25)

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

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5): Along with student and faculty journals, we now have an ebook platform.

Open access focus (1–5): 5

Advisory/editorial board: Yes

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2018:

Library publications in 2018: campus-based faculty-driven journals (4); campus-based student-driven journals (4); monographs (2); technical/research reports (2); faculty conference papers and proceedings (5); student conference papers and proceedings (6); newsletters (34); databases (); ETDs (201); undergraduate capstones/honors theses (44)

Number of open access titles: journals (8); monographs (2)

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

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

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data

Disciplinary specialties: Education; Counselor Education; Philosophy; English; Kinesiology and Sports

Top publications: counselor education master’s theses; education master’s theses; Philosophic Exchange (journal); CMST Institute lesson plans; English master’s theses

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; graduate students; undergraduate students, grants development, provost's office

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital preservation strategy: LOCKSS

Additional services: copy-editing; marketing; outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata ISSN registry dataset management author copyright advisory; digitization hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Expand the ETD program, develop and support journals, and expand publishing original manuscripts from faculty and emeriti.
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