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 (1.95)

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 2017:

Library publications in 2017: campus­-based faculty-­driven journals (2); monographs

Number of open access titles: journals (2)

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: linguistics; electronic or “new” media; Native American history; history of Arctic exploration; humanities

Top publications: Dartmouth College and Associated Schools General Catalogue, 1769-1940 (monograph); The Brut Chronicle (digital project); Linguistic Discovery (journal); Journal ofE-Media Studies (journal); Occom Circle Project (digital collection)

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:

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 works in conjunction with the University Press of New England, further developing technical capacity for journals, monographs and other types of works, increasing the number of digital editions, and building out our services and technical support for student journal publishing.
The partnership with the University Press of New England is enabling us to increase knowledge and capacity for publishing scholarly monographs. View All Entries