University of North Texas

UNT Libraries

Scholarly Publishing Services
United States

Primary Contact:
Martin Halbert
Dean of Libraries
940-565-3025

Program Overview

The UNT Libraries Scholarly Publishing Services are a collaborative program between faculty and the library to develop new and innovative forms of scholarly publications, especially using digital technologies.

Year publishing activities began: 2009

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (4), graduate students (1)

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 2014:

Library publications in 2014: faculty-driven journals (1); student-driven journals (1)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; multimedia/interactive content

Disciplinary specialties: electronic arts

Top publications: Möbius Journal (journal); The Eagle Feather (journal)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 50

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

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

External partners: Texas State Historical Association

Publishing platform(s): locally developed software

Digital preservation strategy: digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); metadata

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Cultivating new ideas for collaborative scholarly publications.
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