Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University Libraries

Digital Resources Library Unit
United States

Primary Contact:
Christopher Starcher
Digital Services Librarian
806-834-0855

Program Overview

To publish and archive the scholarship of Texas Tech University by its faculty, researchers, and students.

Year publishing activities began: 2005

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (2); graduate students (0.75); undergraduate students (0.5)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (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: textbooks (1); student conference papers and proceedings (1); ETDs (1200); undergraduate capstone/honors theses (50)

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Media formats: text; images

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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: DuraCloud/DSpace; LOCKSS; Scholars Portal; in-house; digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: outreach; training; analytics; metadata; DOI assignment/ allocation of identifiers; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; digitization

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions:
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