University of Illinois at Chicago
Assessment and Scholarly CommunicationSandra De Groote, Head, Assessment & Scholarly Communication
The objective/mission of the UIC University Library publishing program is to advance scholarly knowledge in a cost-effective manner.
- Publishing activities began: 2007
- Location: United States
- Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
- Stage of publishing efforts (1-3): 3 - Established
- Stage comments:
- Open access focus (1-5): 4 - Very Important
- Program advisory/editorial board: No
- Peer reviewed journals: 80%
- Professional staff: 1.5
- Graduate students: 0.5
- Library operating budget: 70%
- Chargebacks: 30%
Publishing ActivitiesTypes of publications: conference papers and proceedings, faculty; datasets; educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules); electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); journals, campus-based faculty-created; journals, campus-based student-created; journals, contracted by external groups.
|Conference papers and proceedings, faculty|
|Conference papers and proceedings, student|
|Educational resources (e.g., textbooks, course modules)|
|Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)||424|
|Journals, campus-based faculty-created|
|Journals, campus-based student-created|
|Journals, contracted by external groups||6||6|
|Journals, inactive back issues|
|Undergraduate capstones/honors theses|
2021: New publications from July 2020 to June 2021. 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 offer a combination of both open access and pay-access content.
- First Monday (journal)
- Online Journal of Public Health Informatics (journal)
- Uncommon Culture (journal)
- information science
- public health
- social science
PartnersInternal partners: individual faculty
Openness to working with external partners: Consider external partners if there is a tie to my institution (e.g. local editor of a journal for an external scholarly society)
Part of a consortium that provides support for publishing?
Work with a university press?
Administer a university press?
Technologies & Services
- concept maps or other visualizations
- multimedia/interactive content
- Domain of One's Own
- author advisory – copyright
- DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers