Spring Arbor University

Hugh A. & Edna C. White Library

White Library
United States

Primary Contact:
Robbie Bolton
Library Director

Program Overview

The White Library Digital Repository is a resource for the Spring Arbor University community to showcase, share, and preserve research and scholarship in an Open Access repository. The White Library Digital Repository collects writings and works of Spring Arbor University faculty, staff, and students including, but not limited to: published journal articles, conference papers, workshop presentations, undergraduate honors & graduate theses.

Year publishing activities began: 2014

Organization: One of our librarians, manages the repository.

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

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

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

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Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2015:

Library publications in 2015: undergraduate capstones/honors theses (5)

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Media formats: text

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Internal partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students; undergraduate students

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Publishing platform(s): DSpace

Digital preservation strategy: DSpaceDirect

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Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: We began our repository with a couple of faculty works that allow Green OA. We have moved to adding undergrad honors theses. This next year we seek to add grad theses and more faculty work.
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