University of Calgary

Libraries and Cultural Resources

Digitization and Repository Services

2019 CONTACT:
Kathryn Ruddock, Manager, Digitization and Repository Services
Phone: 403-220-7215
Email: kmeranji@ucalgary.ca

Program Overview

Libraries and Cultural Resources supports open access and subscription-based journals through our journal hosting service. This service is open to any peer-reviewed journals whose editor(s)-in-chief is affiliated with a Canadian post-secondary institution.

Publishing Activities Began: 2007
Location: Canada
Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
Stage (1–5): 5 - Established
Open Access Focus (1–5): 4 - Very Important
Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No
Peer Reviewed Journals: 100%
Journals that assess article processing charges: 5%

Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 1
  • Paraprofessional staff: 1
  • Graduate students:
  • Undergraduates:
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:
  • Library Materials Budget: %
  • Library Operating Budget: 80%
  • Non-library Campus Budget: %
  • Endowment Income: %
  • Charitable Contributions: %
  • Grants: %
  • Sales Revenue: 20%
  • Licensing Revenue: %
  • Charge Backs: %
  • Other: %

Publishing Activities

All Library Publishing Activities:
  • Campus-based Faculty-driven Journals: 11
  • Campus-based Student-driven Journals: 4
  • Journals Produced for External Groups: 13
  • Monographs: 8
  • Technical/Research Reports: 50
  • Faculty Conference Papers and Proceedings: 41
  • Student Conference Papers and Proceedings: 2
  • ETDs: 537
  • Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses: 4

Open Access Publishing:
  • Campus-based Faculty-driven Journals: 10
  • Campus-based Student-driven Journals: 3
  • Journals Produced for External Groups: 13
  • Monographs: 8

Paid Publishing:
  • Campus-based Faculty-driven Journals: 2
  • Journals Produced for External Groups: 2

Library-Administered University Press Publications:
  • Monographs: 8

Partners

Internal Partners: campus departments or programs
University Press Partners: University of Calgary Press

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • audio
  • data
  • images
  • text
  • video
Softwares & Platforms:
  • CONTENTdm
  • DSpace
  • OJS

Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • Archive-It
  • In-house
  • PKP Preservation Network
  • Scholars Portal
Additional Services:
  • analytics
  • audio/video streaming
  • dataset management
  • digitization
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • hosting of supplemental content
  • training