Tulane University

Howard-Tilton Memorial Library

Digital Initiatives & Publishing
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: professional 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 2017: journals (1)

Library publications in 2017: campus­-based faculty-­driven journals (1); campus-based student-driven journals (1); ETDs (145); non-peer reviewed academic and non-academic papers; reports; magazines and other publications

Number of open access titles: journals (1)

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video

Disciplinary specialties: gender studies; law; public health

Top publications: Women Leading Change: Case Studies on Women, Gender, and Feminism (journal); Tulane Undergraduate Research Journal (journal); Newcomb College Institute Research on Women, Gender, & Feminism (journal); The Journal of Community Health Promotion and Research (journal); Tulane Journal of International Affairs (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): Islandora; OJS

Digital preservation strategy: digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: Training, metadata, ISSN registry, author copyright advisory, hosting of supplemental content; audio/video streaming

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Tulane University Journal Publishing now offers an additional tier of publishing services for non-peer reviewed academic and university content. Journals in development include Law, Public Health, and Medicine
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