Northwestern University Libraries
Research ServicesChris Diaz, Digital Publishing Librarian
We provide open access digital publishing services to Northwestern faculty and affiliates.
- Publishing activities began: 2017
- Location: United States
- Languages published: English
- Organization: services distributed across library units/departments
- Stage of publishing efforts (1-3): 2 - Early
- Stage comments:
- Open access focus (1-5): 5 - Completely
- Program advisory/editorial board: No
- Peer reviewed journals: 100%
- Library operating budget: 100%
Publishing ActivitiesTypes of publications: datasets; educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules); electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); expansive digital publications (digital humanities or other complex multimedia projects); journals, campus-based faculty-created; monographs; technical/research reports; undergraduate capstones/honors theses.
|Conference papers and proceedings, faculty|
|Conference papers and proceedings, student|
|Educational resources (e.g., textbooks, course modules)||20||20|
|Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)||500||500|
|Journals, campus-based faculty-created||1||1|
|Journals, campus-based student-created|
|Journals, contracted by external groups|
|Journals, inactive back issues|
|Undergraduate capstones/honors theses||50||50|
2021: New publications from July 2020 to June 2021. Journals include titles actively publishing during the date range. Other publication types include items that were published or added to repositories for the first time within the date range.
OA/Paid/Hybrid: Publications currently published and/or available online. OA (open access) publications do not include counts for hybrid publications. Hybrid publications are those that offer a combination of both open access and pay-access content.
Library-administered university press publications:
For journals, include titles that published at least one article in the last twelve months. For other publication types, report items that were published or added to your repository for the first time within the last twelve months.
- Nuclear Compensation (monograph)
- Caravans of Gold (digital exhibit)
- Living with Plauges (monograph)
PartnersInternal partners: campus departments or programs
Openness to working with external partners: Consider external partners if there is a tie to my institution (e.g. local editor of a journal for an external scholarly society)
Part of a consortium that provides support for publishing?
Work with a university press?
- University press partner: Northwestern University Press
Technologies & Services
- Pandoc; Jekyll; Hugo; Quire; Bookdown; PreTeXt
- DOI distribution
- applying for Cataloging in Publication Data
- author advisory – copyright
- contract/license preparation
- DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
- hosting of supplemental content
- ISBN registry
- ISSN registry
- notification of A&I sources
- peer review management
- Amazon S3
Additional InformationPlans for Expansion & Future Directions:
Full digital publishing program review is expected in 2022.
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