University of New Orleans

Earl K. Long Library

Academic Library · United States

Scholarly Communication

Jeanne Pavy, Scholarly Communication Librarian
Phone: 504-280-6547

Program Overview

ScholarWorks@UNO, a service of the Earl K. Long Library, is a digital collection of the research, scholarship, and creative work of the University of New Orleans. Using a seamless open access platform, the university's unique academic and artistic achievements are collected, preserved, and disseminated to a global audience of students and scholars.
  • Publishing activities began: 2000
  • Stage of publishing efforts: 3 - Established
  • Open access focus: Central to mission
  • Portion of Open Access publications: All
  • Publishing Languages: English, French, Spanish

Program Organization

  • Organization of publishing services: Centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Advisory/editorial board: No
  • Total staffing in Full Time Equivalents (FTE): 0.75
  • Individual people: 2
  • Funding sources: Library materials budget

Publishing Activities

  • Conference papers and proceedings
  • Educational resources
  • Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)
  • Grey literature
  • Journals
  • Posters

Journal Publishing:
  • Journals published: 2
  • Campus-based student-created: 2
  • Peer-reviewed: 2


Top Publications:
  • Theses and Dissertations (ETDs)
  • Ellipsis: A Journal of Art, Ideas, and Literature (journal)
  • Beyond the Margins (journal)
  • Ocean Waves Workshop (proceedings)
  • Senior honors theses
Disciplinary Specialties:
  • New Orleans history
  • Creative writing


  • Internal partners:  Campus departments or programs; Individual faculty; Graduate students; Undergraduate students
  • Other publishing entities administered by your library: Yes
    We work with UNO Press to publish Ellipsis and Beyond the Margins.
  • Other publishing entities within your library’s parent institution: No
  • Program’s 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 which provides support for publishing? (e.g. platform, funding): No

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • text
  • video
Software & Platforms:
  • Digital Commons (bepress)

Additional Services:
  • author advisory - copyright
  • DOI distribution
  • analytics
  • audio/video streaming
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • hosting of supplemental content
  • ISSN registry
  • metadata
  • peer review management
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • Amazon S3