Durban University of Technology

DUT Library

Program Overview

To provide open access to the academic output of the University.

  • Publishing Activities Began: 2007
  • Location: South Africa
  • Languages published: English
  • Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Stage (1-3): 2 - Early
  • Open Access Focus (1-5): 5 - Completely
  • Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No
  • Peer Reviewed Journals: 100%
Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 1
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:
  • Library Operating Budget: 100%

Publishing Activities

Types of publications: datasets; educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules); electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); journals, campus-based faculty-created; journals, campus-based student-created; monographs.

  2020 Open Access Paid Hybrid
Conference papers and proceedings, faculty
Conference papers and proceedings, student
Databases
Datasets 1 1
Educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules) 0
Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) 206 206
Journals, campus-based faculty-created 1 1
Journals, campus-based student-created
Journals, contracted by external groups
Journals, inactive back-issues
Monographs 2 2
Newsletters
Technical/Research Reports
Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses

2020: New publications from July 2019 to June 2020. 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.

Highlights

Top Publications:
  • African Journal of Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (journal)

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • data
  • text
Softwares & Platforms:
  • DSpace
  • OJS
  • OMP

Additional Services:
  • author advisory – copyright
  • copyediting
  • digitization
  • ISBN registry
  • ISSN registry
  • marketing
  • training
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • In-house