Eastern Kentucky University

EKU Libraries--Crabbe Library

Collection Services
United States

Primary Contact:
Linda Sizemore
Scholarly Communications Librarian

Program Overview

To provide open access of EKU’s scholarship and the scholarship of others and support the mission of EKU which is regional engagment, student and faculty achievement.

Year publishing activities began: 2010

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (2)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (50); non-library campus budget (50)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2015:

Library publications in 2015: campus-based faculty-driven journals (7); monographs (8)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text

Disciplinary specialties: college teaching and learning; military experience; regional engagement; biology; psychology

Top publications: Kentucky Journal of Excellence in College Teaching and Learning; Journal of Military Experience; Prism: Journal of Regional Engagement; ETDs; Eastern Progress

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

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital preservation strategy: No digital preservation services provided

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); marketing; outreach; training; analytics; metadata; ISSN registry; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; open URL support; author copyright advisory; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Inclusion of data sets
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