University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma LIbraries

Repository Services
United States

Primary Contact:
David Corbly
Director, Repository Services

Program Overview

The University of Oklahoma Libraries supports platforms for open access journal and book publishing. We seek publishing partners who: • Wish to publish open access (OA) journals • Wish to publish open access books in the history of science • Utilize an internationally/nationally recognized editorial board • Have the resources and staff to publish in a timely manner on a regular schedule • Seek to publish original scholarly content • Are selective in accepting quality content for publication via a rigorous peer-review process

Year publishing activities began: 2013

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (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 2015:

Library publications in 2015: ETDs (146)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video

Disciplinary specialties: history of science

Top publications:

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed:

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

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

External partners: Max Planck Institute

Publishing platform(s): CONTENTdm; DSpace; OJS

Digital preservation strategy: Amazon Glacier; Amazon S3; Archive-It; in-house; digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); marketing; outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; notification of A&I sources; ISSN registry DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; open URL support; dataset management; author copyright advisory; digitization

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: We will begin publication of an OA journal in fall 2014; this journal is moving from subscription to OA. We have additional journals--faculty and undergrad--in the exploratory phase. We have entered an agreement with the Max Planck Institute to produce Edition Open Sources, an OA series of peer-reviewed critical editions of primary sources in the history of science.
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