East Carolina University

Joyner Library

Research and Scholarly Communication
United States

Primary Contact:
Jeanne Hoover
Scholarly Communication Librarian

Program Overview

Our primary publishing activity is to make available our institution’s electronic theses and dissertations. We also make available gray literature and other student papers (such as honors theses and capstone papers).

Year publishing activities began: 2009

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (0.25); paraprofessional staff (0.5); graduate students (0.5)

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

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

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Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2016:

Library publications in 2016: technical/research reports (5); faculty conference papers and proceedings (5); ETDs (300); undergraduate capstones/honors theses (70)

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Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data

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Internal partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students; undergraduate students

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Publishing platform(s): DSpace

Digital preservation strategy: in-house

Additional services: cataloging; metadata

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Interest in expanding to OJS and OER's (perhaps hosted in OMP)
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