Edith Cowan University

Edith Cowan University Library

Research Services

Primary Contact:
Julia Gross
Senior Librarian, Research Services

Program Overview

Year publishing activities began: 2010

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (3)

Funding sources (%): library materials budget (10); library operating budget (90)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2014:

Library publications in 2014: faculty-driven journals (5); student-driven journals (1); faculty conference papers and proceedings (3); ETDs (97); undergraduate capstone/honors theses (39)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; concept maps/modeling maps/visualizations

Disciplinary specialties: education; business; social and behavioral sciences; medicine and health sciences; arts and humanities

Top publications: Australian Journal of Teacher Education (journal); Landscapes (journal); eCulture (journal); Journal of Emergency Primary Health Care (journal); Research Journalism (journal)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

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

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital preservation strategy: digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: marketing; outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; notification of A&I sources; ISSN registration; DOI assignment/ allocation of identifiers; author copyright advisory; digitization

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Increasing numbers of journals published; investigating ebook publication.
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