Rutgers University

Rutgers University Libraries


http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/researchers/ru_open_access_journals
United States

Primary Contact:
Rhonda Marker
Director of Shared User Services
848-932-5923

Program Overview

The Rutgers University Libraries support and enrich the instructional, research, and public service missions of the University through the stewardship of scholarly information and the delivery of information services. Our repository and publishing services contribute to the development of new knowledge through archiving, preserving, and publishing the results of scholarly inquiry, including ETDs, journals, and datasets.

Year publishing activities began: 2005

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

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

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (95); charge-backs (5)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5): 4

Advisory/editorial board: N

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2018: N/A

Library publications in 2018: campus-based faculty-driven journals (2); journals produced under contract/MOU for external groups (1); faculty conference papers and proceedings (15); newsletters (3); databases (2); ETDs (817); peer reviewed video analytics—annotated clips of mathematics education videos (8)

Number of open access titles: journals (3)

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; multimedia/interactive content

Disciplinary specialties: humanities; social science; science; education; inter-disciplinary

Top publications: ETDs; Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy (journal); New Jersey Studies (journal); Journal of Rutgers University Libraries (journal)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 50

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs): 0%

Internal partners: campus departments or programs (graduate schools: ETDs); individual faculty (journal editors)

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): Fedora; OJS; Scalar

Digital preservation strategy: in-house (RUcore, Rutgers' Institutional Repository)

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); outreach; cataloging; metadata; ISSN registry; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; hosting of supplemental content; audio/video streaming

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Investigate open textbook publishing support
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