University of Arizona

University of Arizona Libraries

Office of Digital Innovation and Stewardship
United States

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

Program Overview

The Office of Digital Innovation and Stewardship 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: professional staff (3.25); paraprofessional staff (1); 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 2016:

Library publications in 2016: campus-based faculty driven journals (5); campus-based student driven journals (2); journals produced under contract/MOU for external groups (1); faculty conference papers and proceedings (25); student conference papers and proceedings (50); newsletters (2); ETDs (6563); undergraduate capstones/honors theses (62)

Number of open access titles: journals (5)

Number of paid titles: journals (3)

Number of hybrid titles: journals (1)

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

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

Top publications: Radiocarbon; Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections; Lymphology; Arizona Anthropologist; ETDs

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; Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science

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

Digital preservation strategy: Amazon S3; LOCKSS; in-house

Additional services: print-on-demand training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; ISSN registry; ISBN registry; 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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