University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Hawaii at Manoa Library

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Primary Contact:
Beth Tillinghast
Digital Repositories librarian

Program Overview

Though the University of Hawaii at Manoa currently does not have a formal library publishing program, our library is involved in providing publishing services through the various collections hosted in our institutional repository, ScholarSpace. We provide the hosting services for numerous department journal publications, conference proceedings, technical reports, department newsletters, as well as open access to some dissertations and theses. The publishing activities are consistent with our mission of acquiring, organizing, preserving, and providing access to information resources vital to the learning, teaching, and research mission of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Year publishing activities began: 2007

Organization: services are distributed across campus

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (0.1); paraprofessional staff (0.1); graduate students (0.2)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (85); non-library campus budget (10); charge backs (5)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5): Developmental Stage

Open access focus (1–5): Completely

Advisory/editorial board: No

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2018:

Library publications in 2018: campus-based faculty-driven journals (5); campus-based student-driven journals (1); technical/research reports (20); faculty conference papers and proceedings (6); newsletters (12); databases (5); ETDs (50)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; multimedia/interactive content

Disciplinary specialties: Language Documentiation; Social Work; Entomology; Pacific Islands Culture; Southeast Asian Culture

Top publications: Ethnobotany Research and Applications (journal); Language Documentation and Conservation (journal); The Contemporary Pacific (journal); Journal of Indigenous Social Development (journal); Explorations (journal)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs): 0

Internal partners: campus departments or programs

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): DSpace

Digital preservation strategy: Archive-It; Portico; in-house; digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: metadata; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; digitization

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: We are working with our University Press to explore ways of collaboration as well as with the Outreach College in support of publishing Open Educational Resources.
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