Dublin Business School

Dublin Business School Library

Dubiln Busines School Library Press

Matthew Kelleher, Head of Academic & Information Resource Centre
Phone: +353 1 417 7571
Email: matthew.kelleher@dbs.ie

Program Overview

DBS Library Press is a centre for expertise in library publishing in Ireland, supporting academic discourse and pedagogy through the publication of peer-reviewed, open access journals and monographs.

  • Publishing activities began: 2014
  • Location: Ireland
  • Languages published: English
  • Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Stage of publishing efforts (1-3): 2 - Early
  • Stage comments: DBS Library Press intends expanding its publishing portfolio to include student-led journals, monographs, and open educational resources.
  • Open access focus (1-5): 5 - Completely
  • Program advisory/editorial board: No
  • Peer reviewed journals: 100%
Staffing (in full-time equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 2
Funding sources for publishing activities:
  • Library operating budget: 100%

Publishing Activities

Types of publications: conference papers and proceedings, faculty; conference papers and proceedings, student; electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); journals, inactive back-issues; undergraduate capstones/honors theses.

  2021 Open access Paid Hybrid
Conference papers and proceedings, faculty
Conference papers and proceedings, student
Educational resources (e.g., textbooks, course modules)
Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) 300 300
Journals, campus-based faculty-created
Journals, campus-based student-created
Journals, contracted by external groups
Journals, inactive back issues 1 1
Technical/research reports
Undergraduate capstones/honors theses 60 60

2021: New publications from July 2020 to June 2021. Journals include titles actively publishing during the date range. Other publication types include items that were published or added to repositories for the first time within the date range.

OA/Paid/Hybrid: Publications currently published and/or available online. OA (open access) publications do not include counts for hybrid publications. Hybrid publications are those that offer a combination of both open access and pay-access content.


Top publications:
  • DBS Business Review
Disciplinary specialties:
  • business
  • psychology
  • ICT
  • law
  • social science


Internal partners: individual faculty

Openness to working with external partners: Consider external partners if there is a tie to my institution (e.g. local editor of a journal for an external scholarly society)

Part of a consortium that provides support for publishing?

Work with a university press?

Administer a university press?

Technologies & Services

Media formats:
  • concept maps or other visualizations
  • images
  • multimedia/interactive content
  • text
Softwares & platforms:
  • DSpace
  • OJS
  • Omeka
  • WordPress

Additional services:
  • DOI distribution
  • analytics
  • author advisory – copyright
  • author advisory – other
  • copyediting
  • dataset management
  • marketing
  • open URL support
  • peer review management
  • training
Digital preservation strategy:
  • PKP Preservation Network