University of Idaho

University of Idaho Library

Data and Digital Services
United States

Primary Contact:
Annie Gaines
Scholarly Communications Librarian

Program Overview

We help members of the University of Idaho community with self-archiving via our institutional repository and support the creation of new publishing options including open access journals.

Year publishing activities began: 2013

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (1)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (60); non-library campus budget (10); endowment income (20); grants (10)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5): (3) Developmental stage

Open access focus (1–5): 3

Advisory/editorial board: No

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2018:

Library publications in 2018: campus-based faculty-driven journals (1); monographs (1); databases (1); ETDs (144); We are in the process of digitizing ALL historical theses (pre-2014).

Number of open access titles: journals (); monographs ()

Number of paid titles: journals (); monographs ()

Number of hybrid titles: journals (); monographs ()

Media formats: text

Disciplinary specialties: Rangeland applications; Women in history; Idaho

Top publications: Journal of Rangeland Applications (journal); ETDs; Idaho's Women of Influence (journal)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs): 100

Internal partners: individual faculty

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): CONTENTdm; OJS

Digital preservation strategy: in-house

Additional services: graphic design (print or web) copy-editing; marketing; outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; dataset management; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; digitization; image services; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Our institutional repository is just getting started, so expansion of those services is a top priority. This includes careful branding and promotion as well as crafting an intuitive online space that merges various tools and collections into one place.
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