University of Arizona

University of Arizona Libraries

Scholarly Publishing and Data Management Team;
United States

Primary Contact:
Dan Lee
Director, Office of Copyright Management and Scholarly Communication

Program Overview

The Scholarly Publishing and Data Management Team provides tools, services, and expertise that enable the creation, distribution, and preservation of scholarly works and research data in support of the mission of the University of Arizona.

Year publishing activities began: 1994

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (3.25); graduate students (1); undergraduate students (2)

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 (5); student-driven journals (3); journals produced under contract/MOU for external groups (5); monographs (1); technical/research reports (1391); student conference papers and proceedings (104); newsletters (1); ETDs (19660); undergraduate capstone/honors theses (1274); periodicals (8)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data

Disciplinary specialties: agriculture; life sciences; dendrochronology; archaeology; geosciences

Top publications: Radiocarbon (journal); Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections (journal); ETDs; Coyote Papers (working papers); Arizona Anthropologist (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: International Society of Lymphology; Society for Range Management; Tree Ring Society

Publishing platform(s): CONTENTdm; DSpace; OJS/OCS/OMP; locally developed software

Digital preservation strategy: digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; notification of A&I sources; ISSN registration; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; dataset management; peer review management; contract/license preparation; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; digitization; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Discussing collaborative efforts with the university press.
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