Ohio State University

Academic Library · United States

Publishing and Repository Services


Johanna Meetz, Publishing and Repository Services Librarian
Phone: 614-688-1192
Email: meetz.1@osu.edu

Program Overview

Our publishing services are free to members of the Ohio State community. Our mission is to provide open access to scholarship. All of the content we publish is freely available online from the date of publication.
  • Stage of publishing efforts: 3 - Established
  • Open access focus: Central to mission
  • Portion of Open Access publications: All

Program Organization

  • Organization of publishing services: Centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Advisory/editorial board: No
  • Total staffing in Full Time Equivalents (FTE): 2.5
  • Individual people: 3
  • Students: Undergraduate student(s)
  • Funding sources: Library operating budget

Publishing Activities

  • Conference papers and proceedings
  • Datasets
  • Educational resources
  • Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)
  • Journals
  • Newsletters

Journal Publishing:
  • Journals published: 9
  • Campus-based faculty-created: 4
  • Contracted by external groups: 5
  • Peer-reviewed: 9


  • Internal partners:  Campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students; undergraduate students
  • Other publishing entities administered by your library: No
  • Other publishing entities within your library’s parent institution: Yes
  • Program’s 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 which provides support for publishing? (e.g. platform, funding): No

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • audio
  • data
  • images
  • multimedia
  • text
  • video
Software & Platforms:
  • DSpace
  • OJS
  • WordPress

Additional Services:
  • author advisory - copyright
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • hosting of supplemental content
  • ISSN registry
  • metadata
  • training
  • typesetting
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • PKP