Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne Library

Information Resources
www.swinburne.edu.au/lib/ir/onlinejournals; commons.swinburne.edu.au

Primary Contact:
Nyssa Parkes
Online Projects Librarian

Program Overview

The Swinburne Online Journals service provides publishing support to Swinburne faculties and research centres who publish online open access journals. We provide hosting software and technical assistance as well as help and advice on general online publishing and copyright issues. Swinburne Commons is the centralized service for the management and distribution of digital media content produced across Swinburne. The Commons draws together quality digital media content from across the University to highlight the research strengths, teaching excellence, student accomplishments, and unique aspects of Swinburne.

Year publishing activities began: 2006

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (3.4)

Funding sources (%): other (100)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2014:

Library publications in 2014: faculty-driven journals (2); journals produced under contract/MOU for external groups (1); Video and audio publishing; videos created at the university are disseminated centrally through the library’s service

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

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

Disciplinary specialties: mathematics (videos); telecommunications; psychology; settler colonial studies

Top publications:

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

Internal partners: individual faculty

External partners: Telecommunications Society of Australia

Publishing platform(s): OJS/OCS/OMP; locally developed software

Digital preservation strategy: digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); marketing; training; analytics; metadata; compiling indexes and/or TOCs; ISSN registration; DOI assignment/ allocation of identifiers; contract/license preparation; audio/video streaming; copyright and permissions advice; technical advice (video and audio); accessibility advice

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Investigating monograph publishing; implementing software upgrades.
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