University of Miami

University of Miami Libraries

Digital Strategies
United States

Primary Contact:
Jason Cohen
Repository and Collection Assessment Coordinator

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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