University of Florida

George A. Smathers Libraries

Digital Library Center;
United States

Primary Contact:
Judy Russell
Dean of University Libraries

Program Overview

The DLC develops, manages, and publishes digital content from curatorial collections, in support of academic programs, organizes conversion and ingest capabilities, facilitates awareness and coordinates instruction in scholarly use and development of digital technologies and their application to collection and publishing services.

Year publishing activities began:

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities:

Funding sources (%):

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2015:

Library publications in 2015: campus-based faculty-driven journals (4); campus-based student-driven journals (3); journals produced under contract/MOU for external groups (1); newsletters (1); databases (14); ETDs (1239); undergraduate capstones/honors theses (135); undergraduate non-honors theses (23)

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Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; concept maps, modeling, maps, or other visualizations

Disciplinary specialties: Carribean studies; African studies; entomology; psychology; physical therapy

Top publications: Vodou Archive; ARL PD Bank; African Studies Quarterly; Interamerican Journal of Psychology; Journal of Undergraduate Research

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:

Publishing platform(s): Islandora; OJS; locally developed software; SobekCM

Digital preservation strategy: FCLA DAITSS; HathiTrust; in-house

Additional services: marketing; outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; dataset management; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; digitization hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions:
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