University of Richmond

Boatwright Memorial Library

Scholarly Communications and Access Services

2019 CONTACT:
Lucretia McCulley, Head, Scholarly Communications
Phone: 804-289-8670
Email: lmcculle@richmond.edu

Program Overview

Through the university’s institutional repository, UR Scholarship, we seek to publish original faculty and student research, conference and symposium material, journals and art exhibition catalogs. We publish and archive undergraduate honors theses and master’s theses.

Publishing Activities Began: 2013
Location: United States
Organization: services distributed across library units/departments
Stage (1–5): 3 - Developmental
Open Access Focus (1–5): 4 - Very Important
Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No
Peer Reviewed Journals: 5%

Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 1
  • Paraprofessional staff: 2
  • Graduate students:
  • Undergraduates:
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:
  • Library Materials Budget: %
  • Library Operating Budget: 100%
  • Non-library Campus Budget: %
  • Endowment Income: %
  • Charitable Contributions: %
  • Grants: %
  • Sales Revenue: %
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Publishing Activities

All Library Publishing Activities:
  • Campus-based Faculty-driven Journals: 1
  • Campus-based Student-driven Journals: 2
  • Student Conference Papers and Proceedings: 25
  • Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses: 45

Open Access Publishing:
  • Campus-based Faculty-driven Journals: 1
  • Campus-based Student-driven Journals: 2

Highlights

Disciplinary Specialties:
  • Leadership Studies
  • Business
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Professional and Continuing Studies
Top Publications:
  • Master's Theses
  • Honors Theses
  • Robins Case Network

Partners

Internal Partners: individual faculty; undergraduate students

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • audio
  • data
  • images
  • text
  • video
Softwares & Platforms:
  • WordPress
  • bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • Amazon S3
  • LOCKSS
  • Portico
  • Preservica
Additional Services:
  • DOI distribution
  • dataset management
  • digitization
Service Vendors: Crossref