Institute of Art, Design, + Technology

IADT Library

Academic Library · Ireland

IADT Library

Jane Buggle, Institute Librarian
Phone: 0035312394636

Program Overview

IADT Library publishes electronic theses by undergraduate and postgraduate students. In addition, IADT Library intends to expand the range of OA publishing activities to showcase the intellectual output of the institution and to support its ambitious research agenda.
  • Publishing activities began: 2020
  • Stage of publishing efforts: 2 - Early
  • Open access focus: Central to mission
  • Portion of Open Access publications: All
  • Publishing Languages: English

Program Organization

  • Organization of publishing services: Centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Advisory/editorial board: No
  • Total staffing in Full Time Equivalents (FTE): 1
  • Individual people: 1
  • Students: Undergraduate student(s)
  • Funding sources: Library operating budget

Publishing Activities

  • Conference papers and proceedings
  • Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)


Disciplinary Specialties:
  • Art and design
  • Computing
  • Psychology
  • Humanities
  • Business


  • Internal partners:  Campus departments or programs, Individual faculty, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
  • 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: Consider external partners if there is a tie to my institution (e.g., local editor of a journal for an external scholarly society)
  • Part of a consortium which provides support for publishing? (e.g. platform, funding): No

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • text
Software & Platforms:
  • DSpace

Additional Services:
  • author advisory - other
  • author advisory - copyright
  • analytics
  • digitization
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • ISBN registry
  • outreach
  • training


Adopted Policies:

Additional Information

Last Year:
IADT Library has continued to develop and populate its publishing platforms, Research@THEA and the IADT undergraduate SharePoint repository.
Future Plans:
IADT Library intends extending its publishing portfolio in the next year or so to create and capture unique archives and to launch a journal publishing project.