College of Wooster

College of Wooster Libraries

Digital Scholarship and Services
United States

Primary Contact:
Stephen Flynn
Emerging Technologies Librarian

Program Overview

Our goal is to digitally preserve and promote the original scholarship of our faculty and students.

Year publishing activities began: 2012

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (1.5); undergraduate students (4)

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

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: undergraduate capstone/honors theses (414)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

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

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

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons); DSpace; WordPress

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

Additional services: metadata; digitization; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Migrating from DSpace to bepress, which may enable us to promote the publishing of new undergraduate journals.
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