Indiana University

Indiana University Libraries

United States

Primary Contact:
Jennifer Laherty
Digital Publishing Librarian

Program Overview

IUScholarWorks is a set of services from the Indiana University Libraries to make the work of IU scholars freely available and to ensure that these resources are preserved and organized for the future.

Year publishing activities began: 2006

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (3.5); graduate students (1)

Funding sources (%): library materials budget (20); library operating budget (80)

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: faculty-driven journals (14); student-driven journals (2); technical/research reports (2); newsletters (1); ETDs (300)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; concept maps/modeling maps/visualizations; multimedia/interactive content

Disciplinary specialties: folklore

Top publications:

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 90

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

Internal partners: IU Press; campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students; undergraduate students

External partners: American Folklore Society

Publishing platform(s): DSpace; OJS/OCS/OMP

Digital preservation strategy: Archive-It; CLOCKSS; DuraCloud/DSpace; HathiTrust

Additional services: outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; notification of A&I sources; ISSN registration; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; dataset management; peer review management; author copyright advisory; digitization; hosting of supplemental content; audio/video streaming; metadata consultation

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Incorporating the Libraries’ open access publishing activities into the development of a new campus office, the Office of Scholarly Publishing, which includes the University Press and an eTextbook initiative.
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