McGill University

McGill University Library

Digital Inititaives

Jessica Lange, Scholarly Communications Librarian
Phone: 514-398-2895

Program Overview

McGill University Library showcases the research done by the McGill community via publishing initiatives such as electronic theses and dissertations, open access journals, and monographs, and by partnering with others to develop new methods to disseminate research.

  • Publishing Activities Began: 1998
  • Location: Canada
  • Languages published: English; French
  • Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Stage (1-3): 3 - Established
  • Stage Comments:
  • Open Access Focus (1-5): 5 - Completely
  • Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No
  • Peer Reviewed Journals: 95%
Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 0.5
  • Paraprofessional staff: 0.35
  • Graduate students: 0.1
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:
  • Library Operating Budget: 95%
  • Grants: 5%


Part of a consortium that provides support for publishing? No

Work with a university press? No

Administer a university press? No

Technologies & Services

Softwares & Platforms:
  • OJS
  • Samvera