Illinois Wesleyan University
The Ames Library
The Ames LibraryStephanie Davis-Kahl, University Library & Copyright Officer
The Ames Library publishing program focuses on disseminating excellent student-authored and peer-reviewed research, scholarship, and creative works, with an emphasis on providing education and outreach on issues related to publishing such as Open Access, author rights, and copyright.
- Publishing activities began: 2008
- Location: United States
- Languages published: English
- Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
- Stage of publishing efforts (1-3): 3 - Established
- Stage comments:
- Open access focus (1-5): 4 - Very Important
- Program advisory/editorial board: No
- Peer reviewed journals: 100%
- Professional staff: 0.25
- Paraprofessional staff: 0.25
- Library operating budget: 100%
Publishing ActivitiesTypes of publications: conference papers and proceedings, student; educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules); journals, campus-based student-created; journals, inactive back-issues; newsletters; undergraduate capstones/honors theses; faculty governance documents; minutes.
|Conference papers and proceedings, faculty|
|Conference papers and proceedings, student||1||1|
|Educational resources (e.g., textbooks, course modules)|
|Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)|
|Journals, campus-based faculty-created|
|Journals, campus-based student-created||2||2|
|Journals, contracted by external groups|
|Journals, inactive back issues|
|Undergraduate capstones/honors theses||4||4|
2021: New publications from July 2020 to June 2021. 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 offer a combination of both open access and pay-access content.
- Undergraduate Economic Review (journal)
- Park Place Economist (journal)
- Res Publica (journal)
- political science
PartnersInternal partners: campus departments or programs
Openness to working with external partners: Only work with internal partners
Part of a consortium that provides support for publishing?
Work with a university press?
Administer a university press?
Technologies & Services
- Digital Commons (bepress)
- audio/video streaming
- author advisory – other
- hosting of supplemental content
- peer review management