University of Miami

University of Miami Libraries

Digital Strategies
United States

Primary Contact:
Jason Cohen
Repository and Collection Assessment Coordinator
305-284-9169

Program Overview

The University of Miami Libraries provides infrastructure and support for publishing and disseminating research and scholarship from our faculty and students.

Year publishing activities began: 2009

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (1.5)

Funding sources (%): library materials budget (50); library operating budget (50)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2016:

Library publications in 2016: campus-based faculty driven journals (1); ETDs (300)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data

Disciplinary specialties: Caribbean studies; music

Top publications: Anthurium; Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

Internal partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital preservation strategy: AP Trust; DPN; In-house; digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: training; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; digitization; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: We hope to add more journals and provide greater support for monographs.
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