Griffith College

Griffith Library

Academic Library · Ireland

Griffith Open

Dimphne Ni Bhraonain, Deputy Librarian

Program Overview

Griffith Open offers an opportunity to showcase the breadth and depth of the research work undertaken by the staff and students of Griffith College. Through providing a central archive and record of research, we aim to make content as accessible as possible. Institutional repositories ensure a wide dissemination of the work produced, maximize impact, and contribute to the growing body of research literature that is now freely available online.
  • Publishing activities began: 2014
  • Stage of publishing efforts: 2 - Early
  • Open access focus: Central to mission
  • Portion of Open Access publications: Most
  • Publishing Languages: English

Program Organization

  • Organization of publishing services: Centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Advisory/editorial board: No
  • Funding sources: Library operating budget

Publishing Activities

  • Conference papers and proceedings
  • Datasets
  • Educational resources
  • Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)
  • Grey literature
  • Multimedia
  • Posters


Disciplinary Specialties:
  • Education
  • Media
  • Law
  • Computing
  • Design


  • Internal partners:  Campus departments or programs
  • Other publishing entities administered by your library: No
  • Other publishing entities within your library’s parent institution: No
  • Program’s openness to working with external partners: Open to working with any external partner

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • audio
  • data
  • images
  • multimedia
  • text
  • video
Software & Platforms:
  • DSpace

Additional Services:
  • author advisory - other
  • author advisory - copyright
  • analytics
  • audio/video streaming
  • contract/license preparation
  • digitization
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • hosting of supplemental content
  • image services
  • outreach
  • training