Iowa State University

Iowa State University Library

Digital Repository
digirep@iastate.edu
http://lib.dr.iastate.edu
United States

Primary Contact:
Harrison W. Inefuku
Digital Repository Coordinator
515-294-3180

Program Overview

Digital Repository @ Iowa State University provides free public access to research, scholarship, and creative works by Iowa State’s faculty, students, and staff, increasing visibility and impact and supporting our university’s land-grant mission. We provide support and hosting for publishing peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings, and monographs.

Year publishing activities began: 2012

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (2.6); paraprofessional staff (2); undergraduate students (1)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (50); non-library campus budget (50)

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 student driven journals (1); ETDs (15,851); conference proceedings (3)

Number of open access titles: journals (1); monographs (5)

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

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

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data

Disciplinary specialties:

Top publications: Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis; Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

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

External partners: Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru)

Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital preservation strategy: digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: marketing; outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; ISSN registry; peer review management; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; digitization; hosting of supplemental content; audio/video streaming

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Continuing to support our faculty, students and staff increase the visibility and impact of their research and scholarship through open access. Expanding our journal and conference proceedings publication activities.
View All Entries