Johns Hopkins University

Sheridan Libraries

Scholarly Resources and Special Collections
United States

Primary Contact:
David Reynolds
Manager of Scholarly Digital Initiatives

Program Overview

To provide a publishing platform for required ETDs and journals for the Johns Hopkins academic community.

Year publishing activities began: 2009

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (3)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (80); non-library campus budget (20)

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 (2); technical/research reports (20); faculty conference papers and proceedings (20); databases (4); ETDs (750)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; data; concept maps, modeling, maps, or other visualizations

Disciplinary specialties: education

Top publications: International Journal of Interdisciplinary Education; New Horizons for Learning

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 50

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

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

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): Dspace; OJS; OCS

Digital preservation strategy: HathiTrust; in-house; digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: training; cataloging; metadata; ISSN registry; open URL support; dataset management; peer review management; author copyright advisory; digitization; image services; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions:
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