SUNY Geneseo

Milne Library

Publishing Department
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Primary Contact:
Allison Brown
Digital Publishing Services Manager

Program Overview

Develop a viable alternative to current commercial publishing by creating academic friendly publishing services; develop publishing expertise; and create and cultivate such expertise on campus and in other libraries for the development of emerging publishing services in libraries.

Year publishing activities began: 2011

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (2); paraprofessional staff (1); undergraduate students (1)

Funding sources (%): endowment income (20); grants (75); sales revenue (5)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5): 3

Open access focus (1–5): 5

Advisory/editorial board: Y

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2018: 8

Library publications in 2018: campus-based faculty-driven journals (0); campus-based student-driven journals (2); monographs (3); textbooks (3); student conference papers and proceedings (1); Digital Scholarship projects (0)

Number of open access titles: journals (3); monographs (3)

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

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

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; concept maps, modeling, maps, or other visualizations; multimedia/interactive content

Disciplinary specialties:

Top publications: The Missing Link: An Introduction to Web Development and Programming by Michael Mendez, (OER), Introduction to the Modeling and Analysis of Complex Systems by Hiroki Sayama (OER), The Information LiteracyUser’s Guide: An Open, Online Textbook by Trudi Jacobson, Greg Bobish, Deborah Bernnard, Daryl Bullis, Jenna Hecker, Irina Holden, Allison Hosier and Tor Loney (OER), Guidelines for Improving the Effectiveness of Boards of Directors of Nonprofit Organizations by Vic Murray and Yvonne Harrison (OER), Gandy Dancer (journal)

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; undergraduate students

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): Pressbooks; OJS; Wordpress; locally developed software; OMEKA; Commons-in-a-box

Digital preservation strategy: in-house; digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); print-on-demand; typesetting; copy-editing; marketing; outreach; analytics; cataloging; metadata ISSN registry; ISBN registry; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; dataset management; peer review management; business model development; contract/license preparation; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Develop publishing support for SUNY faculty authors in partnership with SUNY OER Services.
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