University of Redlands

Armacost Library

Paige Mann, STEM Librarian | Scholarly Communications Librarian
Phone: 909-748-8088

Program Overview

In support of the mission of the University of Redlands, the main objective of the Institutional Scholarly Publication and Information Repository (InSPIRe) is to: diversify scholarly and creative canons through inclusive and equitable practices; enrich scholarship through the digital preservation of and open access to the University’s scholarly output and creative works; further teaching and learning opportunities by facilitating the publication of open educational resources (OERs); foster understanding of the opportunities, rights, and responsibilities related to online publishing; and increase awareness of the University’s scholarly and creative activities.

  • Publishing Activities Began: 2013
  • Location: United States
  • Languages published: English
  • Organization: services distributed across campus
  • Stage (1-3): 2 - Early
  • Stage Comments:
  • Open Access Focus (1-5): 4 - Very Important
  • Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No
  • Peer Reviewed Journals: 100%
Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 25
  • Paraprofessional staff: 70
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:
  • Library Operating Budget: 100%

Publishing Activities

Types of publications: datasets; educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules); electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); journals, campus-based faculty-created; technical/research reports; undergraduate capstones/honors theses.

  2020 Open Access Paid Hybrid
Conference papers and proceedings, faculty
Conference papers and proceedings, student
Educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules)
Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) 451 451
Journals, campus-based faculty-created 1 1
Journals, campus-based student-created
Journals, contracted by external groups
Journals, inactive back-issues
Technical/Research Reports 2 2
Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses 257 257

2020: New publications from July 2019 to June 2020. Journals include titles actively publishing during the date range. Other publication types include items that were published or added to repositories for the first time within the date range.

OA/Paid/Hybrid: Publications currently published and/or available online. OA (open access) publications do not include counts for hybrid publications. Hybrid publications are those that offer a combination of both open access and pay-access content.


Top Publications:
  • Journal of Computer Science Integration (journal)
  • Undergraduate Honors Theses (capstones/theses)
  • MS GIS Major Individual Projects (ETDs)
  • Vahe Proudian Interdisciplinary Honors Program, Senior Honors Theses (capstones/theses)
  • Armacost Library Undergraduate Research Awards (capstones/theses)


Internal Partners: campus departments or programs

Openness to working with external partners: Open to working with any external partner

Best publications to refer to our program: Our Journal of Computer Science Integration publishes work on key issues related to the integration of computer science in K12 education.

Part of a consortium that provides support for publishing? no

Work with a university press? no

Administer a university press? no

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • concept maps or other visualizations
  • data
  • images
  • text
Softwares & Platforms:
  • Digital Commons (bepress)

Additional Services:
  • analytics
  • audio/video streaming
  • digitization
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • hosting of supplemental content
  • ISSN registry
  • training
Service Vendors: Digital Commons (bepress); Crossref