Indiana University

Indiana University Libraries

United States

Primary Contact:
Shayna Pekala
Scholarly Communication Librarian

Program Overview

IUScholarWorks is a set of services provided by 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: professional staff (2.5); graduate students (.25); undergraduates (.25)

Funding sources (%): library materials budget (5); library operating budget (90); endowment income (5)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2016:

Library publications in 2016: campus-based faculty driven journals (19); campus-based student driven journals (5); monographs (92); technical/research reports (332); newsletters (10); ETDs (565)

Number of open access titles: journals (24); monographs (92)

Number of paid titles: journals (0); monographs (0)

Number of hybrid titles: journals (0); monographs (0)

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; multimedia/interactive content

Disciplinary specialties: folklore

Top publications: Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; Indiana Magazine of History; Textual Cultures; Museum Anthropology Review; The Medieval Review

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 90

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

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

External partners: American Folklore Society

Publishing platform(s): DSpace; OJS

Digital preservation strategy: AP Trust; Archive-It; CLOCKSS; DuraCloud; DPN; HathiTrust; LOCKSS; Portico

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

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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