Linfield College

Jereld R. Nicholson Library

Collections Management
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Primary Contact:
Kathleen Spring
Collections Management Librarian/DigitalCommons Coordinator

Program Overview

DigitalCommons@Linfield promotes the discovery, sharing, and preservation of the intellectual and creative works of the faculty, students, and staff of Linfield College, as well as the history and development of the College.

Year publishing activities began: 2010

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (0.3). undergraduates (3-4 students; 10 hrs./wk.)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (90); grants (10)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5): 3

Open access focus (1–5): 4

Advisory/editorial board: N

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2018:

Library publications in 2018: undergraduate capstones/honors theses (9)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

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

Disciplinary specialties: undergraduate research; art and visual culture; Oregon wine; Pacific City Dory Fleet

Top publications: Oregon Wine History Archive (digital collection); Linfield College Student Scholarship Symposium (conference abstracts and posters); Linfield Magazine (alumni publication); Launching through the Surf: The Dory Fleet of Pacific City (digital collection); Linfield Center for the Northwest (multiple digital collections)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs): 0

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

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital preservation strategy: in-house; Amazon S3; CLOCKSS; digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; digitization; image services; hosting of supplemental content; audio/video streaming

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions:
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