University of Maryland College Park

McKeldin Library

Digital Stewardship
publish.lib.umd.edu; drum.lib.umd.edu
United States

Primary Contact:
Terry M. Owen
DRUM Coordinator
301-314-1328

Program Overview

Capture, preserve, and provide access to the output of University of Maryland faculty, researchers, centers, and labs.

Year publishing activities began: 2004

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (1); graduate students (0.5)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (100)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

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Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2014:

Library publications in 2014: faculty-driven journals (1); student-driven journals (1); technical/research reports (124); newsletters (1); ETDs (946); undergraduate capstone/honors theses (24)

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Internal partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students

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Publishing platform(s): DSpace; OJS/OCS/OMP

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

Additional services: analytics; metadata; ISSN registration; author copyright advisory; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Expanding into ePublishing in 2013, including faculty and student-produced e-publications.
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