University of North Carolina Charlotte

J. Murrey Atkins Library

Technology and Digital Strategies
United States

Primary Contact:
Somaly Kim Wu
Head of Library Technology & Innovation

Program Overview

J. Murrey Atkins Library Digital Publishing Services support the 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.

Year publishing activities began: 2012

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

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

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

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2017: journals (5)

Library publications in 2017:

Number of open access titles: journals (5); monographs (1)

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text

Disciplinary specialties: education; psychology; urban education; applied educational and policy research

Top publications: NHSA Dialog (journal); Urban Education Research and Policy Annuals (journal); Undergraduate Journal of Psychology (journal); Journal of Applied Educational and Policy Research (journal)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

Internal partners: individual faculty

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): OJS, OCS, OMP

Digital preservation strategy: digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); ISSN registry dataset management author copyright advisory, print-on-demand

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Partnering with the University of North Carolina Press Office of Scholarly Publishing Services to provide print-on-demand services.
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