Dartmouth College Library

Digital Library Program
United States

Primary Contact:
Barbara DeFelice
Program Director for Scholarly Communication, Copyright and Publishing

Program Overview

The Dartmouth Library’s Digital Publishing Program focuses on providing open access, online publishing of scholarly publications that are created by Dartmouth faculty or students, or are published by Dartmouth. Selected digital exhibits and faculty-generated web-based collections of scholarly content are also in scope. All content published in this program is available online without charge.

Year publishing activities began: 2002

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (3.75)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (10); endowment income (10); other (80)

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:

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; concept maps/modeling maps/visualizations; multimedia/interactive content

Disciplinary specialties: environment; linguistics; electronic or ÒnewÓ media; Native American history; history of Arctic exploration

Top publications: Elementa (journal); Linguistic Discovery (journal); Journal of E-Media Studies (journal); Occom Circle Project (digital collection); Artistry of the Homeric Simile (monograph)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

Internal partners: campus departments and programs; individual faculty; student journal editors

External partners: BioOne

Publishing platform(s): CONTENTdm; locally developed software

Digital preservation strategy: DPN; HathiTrust; LOCKSS; Portico; in-house; digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: marketing; outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; ISSN registry; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; open URL support; peer review management; business model development; budget preparation; other author advisory; digitization; audio/video streaming; XML consultation in JATS and TEI

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Publishing more monographs in conjunction with the University Press of New England, further developing technical capacity for journals, increasing the number of digital editions, building out our services for student journals.
The partnership with the publisher BioOne is enabling us to increase our our technological capacity for journal publishing. BioOne is a significant contributor to the staffing for Elementa. The partnership with the University Press of New England is enabling us to increase knowledge and capacity for monograph publishing. View All Entries