Cornell University

Cornell Unviversity Library

Digital Scholarship and Preservation Services
United States

Primary Contact:
David Ruddy
Director, Scholarly Communications Services

Program Overview

Separate operations have their own mission statements (Project Euclid, arXiv, eCommons, Signale, CIP). In general, we wish to promote sustainable models of scholarly communications with an emphasis on access, affordability, and scale.

Year publishing activities began: 2000

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (7.25); undergraduates (.4)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (20); sales revenue (40); other (40)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2016:

Library publications in 2016: campus-based faculty driven journals (3); campus-based student driven journals (1); journals produced under contract/MOU for external groups (70); monographs (185); textbooks (1); technical/research reports (90,000); faculty conference papers and proceedings (2); ETDs (700); undergraduate capstones/honors theses (50)

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

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

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

Media formats: text; audio; video; data

Disciplinary specialties: Mathematics; Physics; Statistics; Computer Science; Modern German cultural history

Top publications:; Project Euclid; Signale

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

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

External partners: Duke University Press; scholarly societies; scholars worldwide

Publishing platform(s): DPubS; DSpace; locally developed software

Digital preservation strategy: in-house

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); print-on-demand; analytics; metadata; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; open URL support; business model development; budget preparation; digitization; hosting of supplemental content; audio/video streaming

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions:
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