University of Illinois at Chicago
Assessment and Scholarly Communication2020 CONTACT:
Sandy De Groote, Scholarly Communication Librarian
The objective/mission of the UIC University Library publishing program is to advance scholarly knowledge in a cost-effective manner.
Location: United States
Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
Stage (1-3): 3 - Established
Open Access Focus (1-5): 4 - Very Important
Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No
Peer Reviewed Journals: 80%
Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
- Professional staff: 2
- Graduate students: 0.5
- Library Operating Budget: 70%
- Charge Backs: 30%
Publishing ActivitiesTypes of publications: campus-based faculty-driven journals; campus-based student-driven journals; ETDs; technical/research reports.
|Campus-based Faculty-driven Journal||5||5|
|Campus-based Student-driven Journals||2||2|
|Faculty Conference Papers and Proceedings|
|Journals for External Groups|
|Student Conference Papers and Proceedings|
|Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses|
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.
- First Monday (journal)
- Online Journal of Public Health Informatics (journal)
- Uncommon Culture (journal)
- Journal of Biomedical Discovery and Collaboration (journal)
PartnersInternal Partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students; undergraduate 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
- multimedia/interactive content
- DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
- notification of A&I sources
Additional InformationPlans for Expansion & Future Directions:
We are exploring the possibility of working with external partners in specific disciplinary specialties and hoping to expand our services to support multi-modal publishing and digital scholarship projects.