Hibernia College

Hibernia College Library

Academic Library · Ireland

IASC Administration Team


Ann Byrne, Digital librarian
Email: iasc@hiberniacollege.net

Program Overview

The mission of Hibernia College's open-access repository IASC (Institutional Archive of Scholarly Content) is to store, archive, and disseminate the work of Hibernia College faculty, staff, and students. Through IASC, Hibernia College is committed to contributing to the open access movement by publishing the research output of our academic community.
  • Publishing activities began: 2022
  • Stage of publishing efforts: 2 - Early
  • Open access focus: One priority among many
  • Portion of Open Access publications: Most
  • Publishing Languages: English, Irish

Program Organization

  • Organization of publishing services: Services distributed across campus
  • Advisory/editorial board: No
  • Total staffing in Full Time Equivalents (FTE): 3
  • Individual people: 3
  • Funding sources: Library operating budget; non-library campus budget

Publishing Activities

  • Conference papers and proceedings
  • Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)
  • Grey literature
  • Journals
  • Posters


Top Publications:
  • Hibernia College Education Papers: Volume 1 (anthology)
  • Hibernia College Education Papers: Volume 2 (anthology)
  • Hibernia College Education Papers: Volume 3 (anthology)
  • Hibernia College Education Papers: Volume 4 (anthology)
  • Voice of Educators in 21st Century Ireland (anthology)
Disciplinary Specialties:
  • Education
  • Library and information services
  • Digital learning


  • Internal partners:  Campus departments or programs; individual faculty
  • 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
  • Part of a consortium which provides support for publishing? (e.g. platform, funding): No

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • multimedia
  • text
  • video
Software & Platforms:
  • DSpace

Additional Services:
  • author advisory - other
  • author advisory - copyright
  • analytics
  • metadata
  • training
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • Digital preservation services under discussion