Tulane University

Howard-Tilton Memorial Library

Digital Initiatives
United States

Primary Contact:
Jeff Rubin
Digital Initiatives and Publishing Coordinator

Program Overview

Tulane University Journal Publishing is an open access journal publishing service that provides a web-based platform for scholarly and academic publishing to the Tulane community.

Year publishing activities began: 2012

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

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

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: faculty-driven journals (1); student-driven journals (2);

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video

Disciplinary specialties: zoology; botany; international affairs; literary

Top publications: Tulane Studies in Zoology and Botany (journal); Tulane Review (journal); Tulane Journal of International Affairs (journal); Second Line: An Undergraduate Journal of Literary Conversation (journal)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

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

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): OJS/OCS/OMP

Digital preservation strategy: DPN; centralized storage and backup through Tulane Technology Services

Additional services: training; metadata; ISSN registration; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; hosting of supplemental content; audio/video streaming

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions:
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