Duke University LibrariesOffice of Copyright and Scholarly Communications
Coordinator of Scholarly Communications Technology
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: professional staff (1)
Funding sources (%): library operating budget (100)
Stage of publishing efforts (1–5): (3) Developmental Stage
Open access focus (1–5): (5) Completely
Advisory/editorial board: No
Library-administered university press publications in 2018: We do not have a library-administered university press.
Library publications in 2018: campus-based faculty-driven journals (4); technical/research reports (10); databases (2); ETDs (500); undergraduate capstones/honors theses (40); Research blogs; digital scholarship projects; curated archival collections.
Number of open access titles: journals (4); monographs () - everything in our publishing program is OA
Number of paid titles:
Number of hybrid titles:
Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; concept maps, modeling, maps, or other visualizations; multimedia/interactive content
Disciplinary specialties: Greek, Roman, and Byzantine studies; transatlantic German studies; 18th-century Russian studies; cultural anthropology; philosophy
Top publications: Cultural Anthropology (journal); Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies (journal); Andererseits (journal); Vivliofika (journal); Project Vox (scholarly website)
Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100
Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs): 0
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; Fedora; Hydra; OJS; Wordpress; Omeka;
Digital preservation strategy: Archive-It; CLOCKSS; LOCKSS; Portico; in-house; digital preservation services under discussion
Additional services: outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; notification of A&I sources; ISSN registry DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; open URL support; dataset management author copyright advisory; other author advisory; digitization; data visualization; hosting of supplemental content
Additional InformationPlans 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. Providing more consulting services to members of our community on appropriate tools and venues for publishing their work online, whether or not on a library-hosted platform. Assisting society journals to develop sustainable economic models to make a transition to open access.
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