Durban University of Technology

DUT Library

Information Services and Resources

Sean Carte

Program Overview

To collect, disseminate and preserve the intellectual effort and research output of staff and students of the institution. This ensures that the University contributes to the global body of knowledge and maximises the exposure of DUT research, thereby raising the profile of the institution.

  • Publishing activities began: 2007
  • Location: South Africa
  • Languages published: English
  • Organization: services distributed across several campuses
  • Stage of publishing efforts (1-3): 2 - Early
  • Stage comments:
  • Open access focus (1-5): 5 - Completely
  • Program advisory/editorial board: No
  • Peer reviewed journals: 100%
  • Journals that assess article processing charges: 100%
Staffing (in full-time equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 1
Funding sources for publishing activities:
  • Library operating budget: 100%

Publishing Activities

Types of publications: datasets; electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); journals, campus-based faculty-created; monographs.

  2021 Open access Paid Hybrid
Conference papers and proceedings, faculty
Conference papers and proceedings, student
Datasets 1 1
Educational resources (e.g., textbooks, course modules)
Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) 2207 2207
Journals, campus-based faculty-created 1 1
Journals, campus-based student-created
Journals, contracted by external groups
Journals, inactive back issues
Monographs 3 3
Technical/research reports
Undergraduate capstones/honors theses

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.


Internal partners: campus departments or programs

Openness to working with external partners: Only work with internal partners

Part of a consortium that provides support for publishing?

Work with a university press?

Administer a university press?

Technologies & Services

Media formats:
  • text
Softwares & platforms:
  • DSpace
  • OJS
  • OMP

Additional services:
  • cataloging
  • digitization
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • marketing
  • training
Digital preservation strategy:
  • In-house