University of Oregon

University of Oregon Libraries

Digital Scholarship Center
library.uoregon.edu/digitalscholarship
United States

Primary Contact:
John Russell
Scholarly Communications Librarian
541-346-2689

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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