University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh University Library
Library & University CollectionsRebecca Wojturska, Open Access Publishing Officer
Edinburgh Diamond, a service provided by Edinburgh University Library, uses Open Monograph Press (OMP) and Open Journal Systems (OJS) to provide a hosting service for Diamond Open Access books and journals published by University of Edinburgh academic staff and student groups. We also provide book and journal hosting as a shared service governed by the Scottish Confederation of University and Research Libraries (SCURL).
- Publishing activities began: 2009
- Location: United Kingdom
- Languages published: English
- Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
- Stage of publishing efforts (1-3): 3 - Established
- Stage comments:
- Open access focus (1-5): 5 - Completely
- Program advisory/editorial board: Yes
- Peer reviewed journals: 100%
- Professional staff: 1.5
- Library operating budget: 100%
Publishing ActivitiesTypes of publications: conference papers and proceedings, faculty; conference papers and proceedings, student; databases; datasets; educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules); electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); expansive digital publications (digital humanities or other complex multimedia projects); journals, campus-based faculty-created; journals, campus-based student-created; journals, contracted by external groups; journals, inactive back-issues; monographs; newsletters; technical/research reports; undergraduate capstones/honors theses.
|Conference papers and proceedings, faculty|
|Conference papers and proceedings, student|
|Educational resources (e.g., textbooks, course modules)|
|Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)||1000||1000|
|Journals, campus-based faculty-created||14||14|
|Journals, campus-based student-created||5||5|
|Journals, contracted by external groups||6||4||2|
|Journals, inactive back issues||5||5|
|Undergraduate capstones/honors theses|
2021: New publications from July 2020 to June 2021. 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.
- Journal of Lithic Studies (journal)
- Finance and Society (journal)
- Language and Psychoanalysis (journal)
- Medicine Anthropology Theory (journal)
- Forum (journal)
- community education
- political economy
PartnersInternal partners: campus departments or programs
Openness to working with external partners: Open to working with any external partner
Best publications to refer to our program: campus-based faculty-driven journal; campus-based student-driven journals; journals for external groups
Part of a consortium that provides support for publishing?
Work with a university press?
Administer a university press?
Technologies & Services
- DOI distribution
- author advisory – copyright
- author advisory – other
- business model development
- compiling indexes and/or TOCs
- contract/license preparation
- DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
- hosting of supplemental content
- ISBN registry
- ISSN registry
- notification of A&I sources
- open URL support
- Digital preservation services under discussion
Additional InformationPlans for Expansion & Future Directions:
We recently rebranded as Edinburgh Diamond and launched a book hosting service. Our aims are now to promote and grow this service.
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