University of Regina

Dr. John Archer Library and Archives

Christina Winter, Copyright and Scholarly Communications Librarian
Phone: 306-585-4642

Program Overview

Our institutional repository is our main publishing effort. We also have one open journal and an open textbook program administered by a separate University department.

  • Publishing activities began: 2008
  • Location: Canada
  • Languages published: English
  • Organization: services distributed across campus
  • Stage of publishing efforts (1-3): 2 - Early
  • Stage comments:
  • Open access focus (1-5): 3 - Important
  • Program advisory/editorial board: No
  • Peer reviewed journals: 100%
Staffing (in full-time equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 1
  • Paraprofessional staff: 1
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; newsletters; technical/research reports; undergraduate capstones/honors theses; library annual report.

  2021 Open access Paid Hybrid
Conference papers and proceedings, faculty
Conference papers and proceedings, student
Datasets 19 19 0 0
Educational resources (e.g., textbooks, course modules) 3
Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)
Journals, campus-based faculty-created 1 1
Journals, campus-based student-created
Journals, contracted by external groups
Journals, inactive back issues
Technical/research reports 3 3
Undergraduate capstones/honors theses 0

2021: New publications from July 2020 to June 2021. 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.


Internal partners: campus departments or programs

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

Part of a consortium that provides support for publishing?

Work with a university press?

Administer a university press?

Technologies & Services

Media formats:
  • audio
  • data
  • images
  • multimedia/interactive content
  • text
  • video
Softwares & platforms:
  • DSpace
  • Dataverse
  • OJS
  • Pressbooks

Additional services:
  • audio/video streaming
  • author advisory – copyright
  • author advisory – other
  • digitization
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • hosting of supplemental content
  • ISBN registry
  • ISSN registry
  • outreach
  • training
Digital preservation strategy: