University of Houston Libraries
M.D. Anderson Library
Digital Research Services2020 CONTACT:
Taylor Davis-Van Atta, Digital Scholarship Coordinator
University of Houston Libraries provides a growing suite of open publishing services and solutions for a wide range of student and faculty scholarly works, born-digital exhibits, open educational resources, and bespoke digital research projects and outputs.
Location: United States
Organization: services distributed across library units/departments
Stage (1-3): 3 - Established
Open Access Focus (1-5): 4 - Very Important
Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No
Peer Reviewed Journals: 100%
Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
- Professional staff: 1
- Paraprofessional staff: 1
- Undergraduates: 3
- Library Operating Budget: 100%
Publishing ActivitiesTypes of publications: conference papers and proceedings, faculty; conference papers and proceedings, student; databases; electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); journals, campus-based faculty-created; undergraduate capstones/honors theses.
|Campus-based Faculty-driven Journal||2||2|
|Campus-based Student-driven Journals|
|Faculty Conference Papers and Proceedings||300||300|
|Journals for External Groups|
|Student Conference Papers and Proceedings||300||300|
|Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses||50||50|
2019: New publications from July 2018 to June 2019. 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 may be offered in some form as OA, but are also available as a paid version.
PartnersInternal Partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students
Openess to Partners: Consider external partners if there is a tie to my institution (e.g. local editor of a journal for an external scholarly society)
Technologies & Services
- concept maps or other visualizations
- locally developed software
- audio/video streaming
- author advisory – copyright
- contract/license preparation
- data visualization
- dataset management
- DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
- ISSN registry
Additional InformationPlans for Expansion & Future Directions:
UH Libraries is building capacity for hosting active digital research projects and interactive web-based publications; expanding its Alternative Textbook Incentive/OER Program; and piloting an open monograph workflow.
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