Universidade de São Paulo

USP Agency USP of Scholarly Communication

USP Agency USP of Scholarly Communication

Elisabeth Adriana Dudziak, Dr.
Email: elisabeth@usp.br

Program Overview

Promote science and open access, and promote the generation and use of information, contributing to the development of society, the excellence of teaching, research and extension in all areas of knowledge.

  • Publishing Activities Began: 2018
  • Location: Brazil
  • Languages published: Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Stage (1-3): 3 - Established
  • Stage Comments:
  • Open Access Focus (1-5): 5 - Completely
  • Program Advisory/Editorial Board: Yes
  • Peer Reviewed Journals: 80%
  • Journals that assess article processing charges: 10%
Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 2
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:
  • Library Operating Budget: 100%

Publishing Activities

Types of publications: journals, campus-based faculty-created; journals, campus-based student-created; monographs; undergraduate capstones/honors theses.

  2020 Open Access Paid Hybrid
Conference papers and proceedings, faculty
Conference papers and proceedings, student
Educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules)
Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)
Journals, campus-based faculty-created 141 141
Journals, campus-based student-created 20 20
Journals, contracted by external groups
Journals, inactive back-issues
Monographs 364 364
Technical/Research Reports
Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses 844 844

2020: New publications from July 2019 to June 2020. Journals include titles actively publishing during the date range. Other publication types include items that were published or added to repositories for the first time within the date range.

OA/Paid/Hybrid: Publications currently published and/or available online. OA (open access) publications do not include counts for hybrid publications. Hybrid publications are those that offer a combination of both open access and pay-access content.


Disciplinary Specialties:
  • human and social science
  • health science and medicine
  • agriculture and earth science
  • engineering and materials science
  • multidisciplinary


Internal Partners: campus departments or programs

Openness to working with external partners: Only work with internal partners

Part of a consortium that provides support for publishing? no

Work with a university press? no

Administer a university press? no

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • text
Softwares & Platforms:
  • DSpace
  • OJS
  • OMP
  • Omeka
  • WordPress

Additional Services:
  • DOI distribution
  • applying for Cataloging in Publication Data
  • author advisory – copyright
  • author advisory – other
  • cataloging
  • digitization
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • ISSN registry
  • marketing
  • training
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • PKP Preservation Network