Duke University

Duke University Libraries

Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communications
United States

Primary Contact:
Paolo Mangiafico
Coordinator of Scholarly Communications Technology

Program Overview

Duke University Libraries partners with members of the Duke community to publish and disseminate scholarship in new and creative ways, including helping to publish scholarly journals on an open access digital platform, archiving previously published and original works, and consulting on new forms of scholarly dissemination.

Year publishing activities began: 2007

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (1.5); graduate students (0.5)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (100)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2014:

Library publications in 2014: faculty-driven journals (3); technical/research reports (11); databases (2); ETDs (500); undergraduate capstone/honors theses (40)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; data; multimedia/interactive content

Disciplinary specialties: Greek, Roman, and Byzantine studies; transatlantic German studies; 18th-century Russian studies; cultural anthropology; scholarly communications

Top publications: Cultural Anthropology (journal); ETDs; Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies (journal); Scholarly Communications @ Duke (blog); Andererseits (journal)

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: Society for Cultural Anthropology; editors of particular journals and their organizations

Publishing platform(s): DSpace; OJS; WordPress; Symplectic Elements

Digital preservation strategy: in-house

Additional services: outreach; training; analytics; metadata; open URL support; dataset management; business model development; contract/license preparation; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Working with more datasets, digital projects, and forms other than linear text; exploring platforms that support new publishing models, not just digital versions of old journal models.
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