Dartmouth Library

Academic Library · United States

Scholarly Communication, Copyright, and Publishing


Shawn Martin, Head of Scholarly Communication, Copyright, and Publishing
Phone: 603-646-2132
Email: shawn.j.martin@dartmouth.edu

Program Overview

The Dartmouth Library's Scholarly Communication, Copyright, and Publishing program works to help faculty, staff, and students share their scholarship in ways that engage diverse voices, encourage student contribution, and empower the Dartmouth community to build a more equitable and sustainable knowledge ecosystem.
  • Publishing activities began: 2017
  • Stage of publishing efforts: 3 - Established
  • Open access focus: Central to mission
  • Portion of Open Access publications: Most

Program Organization

  • Organization of publishing services: Centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Advisory/editorial board: No
  • Total staffing in Full Time Equivalents (FTE): 2
  • Individual people: 2
  • Students: Undergraduate student(s)
  • Funding sources: Endowment income; library materials budget; library operating budget

Publishing Activities

  • Conference papers and proceedings
  • Educational resources
  • Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)
  • Grey literature
  • Journals
  • Monographs

Journal Publishing:
  • Journals published: 2
  • Campus-based student-created: 1
  • Contracted by external groups: 1
  • Peer-reviewed: 2
  • Currently inactive or archived: 5
Monograph/Book Publishing:
  • Monographs published: 1
Open Educational Resources Publishing:
  • Open Educational Resources: 2


  • Internal partners:  Campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students; undergraduate students
  • Other publishing entities administered by your library: No
  • Other publishing entities within your library’s parent institution: No
  • Program’s openness to working with external partners: Open to working with any external partner
  • Part of a consortium which provides support for publishing? (e.g. platform, funding): No

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • text
  • video
Software & Platforms:
  • Dataverse
  • Digital Commons (bepress)
  • locally developed software
  • Omeka
  • Scalar
  • WordPress

Additional Services:
  • author advisory - other
  • author advisory - copyright
  • digitization
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • outreach
  • peer review management
  • training
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • In-house