University of North Carolina at Greensboro

University Libraries

Collections and Scholarly Communications
United States

Primary Contact:
Beth Bernhardt
Assistant Dean for Collections and Scholarly Communications

Program Overview

still in development

Year publishing activities began: 2004

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (0.5)

Funding sources (%): other (100)

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 (7); journals produced under contract/MOU for external groups (1); technical/research reports (23); faculty conference papers and proceedings (32); databases (4); ETDs (2083)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; concept maps/modeling maps/ visualizations; multimedia/interactive content

Disciplinary specialties: public health; education; nursing; sociology

Top publications: The International Journal of Critical Pedagogy (journal); Journal of Backcountry Studies (journal); Journal of Learning Spaces (journal); Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement (journal); Archival Practice (journal)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 85

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

Internal partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students; undergraduate students

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): CONTENTdm; OJS/OCS/OMP; locally developed software

Digital preservation strategy: HathiTrust; in-house; digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; digitization; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Hosting OJS for other regional libraries; supporting faculty in new scholarly media, such as database and UI design, web pages, and usability.
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