University of Chicago

University of Chicago Library

IT and Digital Scholarship
United States

Primary Contact:
Amy Buckland
Institutional Repository Manager

Program Overview

Year publishing activities began: 2015

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (0.3); paraprofessional staff (0.1)

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 2017:

Library publications in 2017:

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

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Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed:

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

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons); DspaceDirect; locally developed software

Digital preservation strategy: AP Trust; HathiTrust; in-house

Additional services: outreach; training; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; dataset management; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: The library plans to begin a journal publishing program.
We have launched Knowledge@UChicago, our institutional repository. The URL is Email View All Entries