Georgia State University

Georgia State University Library

Digital Initiatives
United States

Primary Contact:
Sean Lind
Digital Initiatives Librarian

Program Overview

The mission of the institutional repository at Georgia State University is to give free and open access to the impactful scholarly and creative works, research, publications, reports, and data contributed by faculty, students, staff, and administrative units of Georgia State University.

Year publishing activities began: 2009

Organization: services are distributed across campus

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (1)

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

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: student-driven journals (3); monographs (1); faculty conference papers and proceedings (10); newsletters (3); ETDs (510); undergraduate capstone/honors theses (13)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text

Disciplinary specialties: law

Top publications: Georgia State University Law Review (journal); Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Journal (journal); DISCOVERY: Georgia State University Undergraduate Honors Research Journal (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: DuraCloud/Dspace

Additional services: marketing; outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; ISSN registration; open URL support; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; digitization

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Increasing the number and variety of Georgia State University faculty scholarly publications openly available for download on the Internet.
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