University of Oregon

University of Oregon Libraries

Digital Scholarship Center
United States

Primary Contact:
John Russell
Scholarly Communications Librarian

Program Overview

The Digital Scholarship Center (DSC) collaborates with faculty and students to transform research and scholarly communication using new media and digital technologies. Based on a foundation of access, sharing, and preservation, the DSC provides digital asset management, digital preservation, training, consultations, and tools for digital scholarship.

Year publishing activities began: 2003

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (1.25); graduate students (0.4); undergraduate students (0.2)

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 (3); student-driven journals (1); monographs (4); technical/research reports (240); ETDs (230); undergraduate capstone/honors theses (25)

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: humanities; gender studies

Top publications: Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology (journal); Konturen (journal); Oregon Undergraduate Research Journal (journal); Humanist Studies & the Digital Age (journal)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

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

External partners: Fembot Collective

Publishing platform(s): CONTENTdm; DSpace; OJS/OCS/OMP; WordPress

Digital preservation strategy: in-house

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); copy-editing; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; ISSN registration; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; open URL support; dataset management; peer review management; contract/license preparation; author copyright advisory; other author advisory; digitization; hosting of supplemental content; audio/video streaming

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Increasing quality control over publications.
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