Memorial University of Newfoundland

Queen Elizabeth II Library

Digital Archives Initiative

Primary Contact:
Patrick Gamsby
Scholarly Communications Librarian
(709) 864-2124

Program Overview

To disseminate the intellectual output of scholars at Memorial University of Newfoundland, as well as exhibit and preserve born-digital and digitized collections.

Year publishing activities began: 2008

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (1); paraprofessional staff (3); undergraduates (2)

Funding sources (%): library materials budget (20); library operating budget (80)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5): 3

Open access focus (1–5): 5

Advisory/editorial board: N

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2018:

Library publications in 2018:

Number of open access titles: journals (15)

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; concept maps, modeling, maps, or other visualizations; multimedia/interactive content

Disciplinary specialties: Newfoundland and Labrador

Top publications:

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; graduate students; undergraduate students

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): CONTENTdm; EPrints; OJS

Digital preservation strategy: CLOCKSS, LOCKSS; Rosetta

Additional services: training; cataloging; metadata; ISBN registry; dataset management; author copyright advisory; digitization

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions:
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