University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University Library

Library Administration
United States

Primary Contact:
Will Owen
Associate University Librarian for Technical Services and Systems
919-962-1301

Program Overview

The Library has historically published, in print, specialized monographs on topics related to the University or Library. We publish ETDs electronically and provide digital editions and original scholarly interpretations in support of research and instruction with a special emphasis on the American South.

Year publishing activities began: 1995

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (2); graduate 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: ETDs (570); digital humanities research projects

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Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; concept maps/modeling maps/visualizations

Disciplinary specialties: the American South

Top publications: Documenting the American South (digital collection)

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

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): CONTENTdm; Fedora; locally developed software

Digital preservation strategy: Archive-It; HathiTrust; in-house (Carolina Digital Repository); Internet Archive

Additional services: training; cataloging; metadata; author copyright advisory; digitization; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Collaborating with researchers on archiving, preserving, and publishing research data; collaborating with UNC Press for print-on-demand publications.
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