Loyola University Chicago
Loyola Unviersity Chicago Libraries
Library SystemsMargaret Heller, Digital Services Librarian
The University Libraries support a variety of digital services, including helping faculty and students make their work available to a wide audience, hosting journals and conference papers, and creating innovative digital exhibits.
- Publishing activities began: 2012
- Location: United States
- Languages published: English, Spanish
- Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
- Stage of publishing efforts (1-3): 3 - Established
- Stage comments:
- Open access focus (1-5): 4 - Very Important
- Program advisory/editorial board: No
- Peer reviewed journals: 100%
- Professional staff: 1
- Graduate students: 0.25
Funding sources for publishing activities:
- Library materials budget: 100%
Publishing ActivitiesTypes of publications: conference papers and proceedings, faculty; conference papers and proceedings, student; educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules); electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); expansive digital publications (digital humanities or other complex multimedia projects); journals, campus-based student-created.
PartnersInternal partners: campus departments or programs
Openness to working with external partners: Consider external partners but only if in our disciplinary specialty
Part of a consortium that provides support for publishing?
Work with a university press?
Administer a university press?
Technologies & Services
- concept maps or other visualizations
Softwares & platforms:
- Digital Commons (bepress)
- author advisory – copyright
- contract/license preparation
- hosting of supplemental content
- peer review management
Digital preservation strategy: