University of Georgia

University of Georgia Libraries

Digital Library of Georgia
United States

Primary Contact:
Andy Carter
Digital Projects Archivist
706-583-0209

Program Overview

Our general objectives are to identify valuable, but overlooked, work from faculty and students, and increase the amount of UGA’s scholarly output that is available via open access.

Year publishing activities began: 2010

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (2)

Funding sources (%):

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2014:

Library publications in 2014: faculty-driven journals (1)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio

Disciplinary specialties: higher education

Top publications:

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed:

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

Internal partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): DSpace; OJS/OCS/OMP

Digital preservation strategy:

Additional services: cataloging; metadata; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; author copyright advisory; digitization

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Fine-tuning ETD platform; expanding journal hosting efforts using OJS, depending on need and interest on campus.
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