Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Hunt Library/Hazy Library

Hunt Library
commons@erau.edu
United States

Primary Contact:
Chip Wolfe
Digitization Specialist
386 226 7369

Program Overview

ERAU Scholarly Commons is an open access digital repository of the intellectual output produced by the faculty, students, and staff of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. By collecting and preserving the University community’s research in a single location, ERAU Scholarly Commons provides a digital showcase for campus publications, archival materials, library special collections, and other University-related creative works not published elsewhere.

Year publishing activities began: 2013

Organization: services are distributed across several campuses

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

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (46); non-library campus budget (54)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2016:

Library publications in 2016: campus-based faculty driven journals (2); campus-based student driven journals (1); monographs (1); technical/research reports (20); faculty conference papers and proceedings (550); student conference papers and proceedings (550); student conference papers and proceedings (40); ETDs (323)

Number of open access titles: journals (4); monographs (3)

Number of paid titles: journals (); monographs ()

Number of hybrid titles: journals (); monographs ()

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

Disciplinary specialties: Aerospace; Aviation; Aeronautics; Airline Quality; Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Top publications: Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education and Research; Space Congress Proceedings; Airline Quality Rating Report; International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace; Avion

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 75

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

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

External partners: Canaveral Council of Tech. Societies

Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital preservation strategy: in-house; Iron Mountain;

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); training; analytics; metadata ISSN registry DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; digitization; audio/video streaming

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: The Hunt Library plans to hire a Scholarly Communications Librarian dedicated full time to the Open Access publishing needs of the university.
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