University of Oregon

University of Oregon Libraries

Digital Scholarship Center
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: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (0.5); paraprofessional staff (0.75); 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 2015:

Library publications in 2015: campus-based faculty-driven journals (3); campus-based student-driven journals (1); ETDs (206); undergraduate capstones/honors theses (132)

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

Disciplinary specialties: humanities; gender studies

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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; Wordpress

Digital preservation strategy: in-house

Additional services: outreach; training; cataloging; metadata ISSN registry; ISBN registry; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; author copyright advisory; hosting of supplemental content; audio/video streaming

Additional Information

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