University of San Francisco

Gleeson Library | Geschke Center

Systems

2019 CONTACT:
Charlotte Roh, Scholarly Communications Librarian
Phone: (415)422-4745
Email: croh2@usfca.edu

Program Overview

The University of San Francisco publishing program is a service provided by the Gleeson Library | Geschke Center in collaboration with Dorraine Zief Law Library to digitally collect, preserve and provide electronic access to scholarly works and research output by the University of San Francisco.

Publishing Activities Began: 2007
Location: United States
Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
Stage (1–5): 3 - Developmental
Open Access Focus (1–5): 5 - Completely
Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No
Peer Reviewed Journals: 100%

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

Publishing Activities

All Library Publishing Activities:
  • Campus-based Faculty-driven Journals: 4
  • Campus-based Student-driven Journals: 1
  • Faculty Conference Papers and Proceedings: 100
  • Student Conference Papers and Proceedings: 40
  • ETDs: 300
  • Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses: 50

Open Access Publishing:
  • Campus-based Faculty-driven Journals: 5
  • Campus-based Student-driven Journals: 1

Highlights

Disciplinary Specialties:
  • theology
  • human rights
  • literature
  • law
Top Publications:
  • Bearing Witness: Joyce Carol Oates Studies
  • Journal of Hispanic/Latino Theology
  • University of San Francisco Law Review
  • International Journal of Human Rights Education
  • Conexión Queer: Revista Latinoamericana y Caribeña de Teologías Queer

Partners

Internal Partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students; undergraduate students

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • data
  • images
  • text
Softwares & Platforms:
  • CONTENTdm
  • bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • Amazon S3
  • Digital preservation services under discussion
  • DuraCloud
Additional Services:
  • analytics
  • applying for Cataloging in Publication Data
  • author advisory – copyright
  • author advisory – other
  • cataloging
  • contract/license preparation
  • digitization
  • peer review management
  • training
Service Vendors: BePress, ContentDM