University of North Carolina at Charlotte

J. Murrey Atkins Library

Academic Library · United States

Digital Strategies and Innovation

Bob Price, Associate Dean of Planning, Innovation, and Engagement
Phone: 704-687-0490

Program Overview

We support publication of scholarly works including online journals, eBooks, and conference proceedings. Our services are built on robust publishing platforms that promote open knowledge exchange, wide scholarship discoverability, and innovative dissemination of scholarly communication.
  • Publishing activities began: 2012
  • Stage of publishing efforts: 3 - Established
  • Open access focus: Central to mission
  • Portion of Open Access publications: All

Program Organization

  • Organization of publishing services: Centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Advisory/editorial board: No
  • Total staffing in Full Time Equivalents (FTE): 1

Publishing Activities

  • Conference papers and proceedings
  • Journals
  • Monographs

Journal Publishing:
  • Journals published: 5
  • Campus-based faculty-created: 5
  • Campus-based student-created: 1
  • Peer-reviewed: 5


  • Internal partners:  Campus departments or programs; Individual faculty
  • Other publishing entities administered by your library: Yes
  • Other publishing entities within your library’s parent institution: Yes
  • 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:
  • images
  • text
Software & Platforms:
  • Islandora
  • OCS
  • OJS
  • Omeka
  • OMP

Additional Services:
  • author advisory - other
  • author advisory - copyright
  • analytics
  • graphic design (print or web)
  • hosting of supplemental content
  • ISSN registry
  • print-on-demand
  • training