Illinois State University

Milner Library

Scholarly Communication

Anne Shelley, Scholarly Communication Librarian
Phone: 309-438-5464

Program Overview

Milner Library’s scholarly communication program supports and promotes research produced at Illinois State University. The program seeks to collaborate with library personnel and other campus units to provide services that support research and scholarly publishing at the University; educate faculty, students, and staff about their rights as authors, open access, and emerging publishing models; advance open access to information; extend the reach of scholarship produced at Illinois State University; and engage in wider conversations about scholarly communication to stay current in a changing landscape.

Publishing Activities Began: 2013
Location: United States
Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
Stage (1-3): 2 - Early
Open Access Focus (1-5): 4 - Very Important
Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No
Peer Reviewed Journals: 100%

Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 1
  • Undergraduates: 0.25

Publishing Activities

Types of publications: electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); journals, campus-based faculty-created.

  2019 Open Access Paid Hybrid
Campus-based Faculty-driven Journal
Campus-based Student-driven Journals
Faculty Conference Papers and Proceedings1
Journals for External Groups
Student Conference Papers and Proceedings
Technical/Research Reports
Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses

2019: New publications from July 2018 to June 2019. Journals include titles actively publishing during the date range. Other publication types include items that were published or added to repositories for the first time within the date range.

OA/Paid/Hybrid: Publications currently published and/or available online. OA (open access) publications do not include counts for hybrid publications. Hybrid publications are those that may be offered in some form as OA, but are also available as a paid version.

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • audio
  • data
  • images
  • text
  • video
Softwares & Platforms:
  • Digital Commons (bepress)

Additional Services:
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers