Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Morris Library

United States

Primary Contact:
Jonathan Nabe
Collection Development LIbrarian and Coordinator, OpenSIUC

Program Overview

OpenSIUC publishes online open access journals, provides access to theses, dissertations, and other select student content, and serves as one means for the preservation and open access to data sets produced by the faculty of the University.

Year publishing activities began: 2009

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (0.25)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (100)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5): 5

Open access focus (1–5): 4

Advisory/editorial board: N

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2018: 0

Library publications in 2018: campus-based faculty-driven journals (3); campus-based student-driven journals (1); technical/research reports (n/a); ETDs (415); undergraduate capstones/honors theses (14); datasets (3)

Number of open access titles: journals (4); monographs ()

Number of paid titles: journals (0); monographs ()

Number of hybrid titles: journals (0); monographs ()

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data

Disciplinary specialties: Workforce Education; Communication, Zoology, Applied Sciences and Arts

Top publications: Online Journal for Workforce Education and Development (journal); Kaleidoscope (journal); Graduate Student Research Papers; Daily Egyptian (student newspaper);

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): bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital preservation strategy: In implementation phase of a Private LOCKSS network

Additional services: training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; dataset management; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; digitization hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions:
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