University of Texas at Arlington

University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Digital Creation
United States

Primary Contact:
Jody Bailey
Director of Publishing

Program Overview

We are expanding publishing options to more formal support for open-access digital publishing of journals, monographs, and open educational resources. We have a well established history of publishing ETDs and archiving UTA faculty work.

Year publishing activities began: 2007

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (2); paraprofessional staff (1)

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 2017:

Library publications in 2017: campus-based faculty-driven journals (2); campus-based student-driven journals (1); newsletters (1); ETDs (400); image/metadata datasets (18,069)

Number of open access titles: journals (3); monographs (1)

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video (all digital)

Disciplinary specialties: education; service learning; Trans-Atlantic history; linguistics; math

Top publications:

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: Texas Digital Library hosts our OJS platform; Service-Learning and Experiential Education Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association.

Publishing platform(s): DSpace; OJS; OCS; Omeka

Digital preservation strategy: DuraCloud; DPN; Through Texas digital Library hosted service

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); typesetting; cataloging; metadata; ISSN registry; ISBN registry; peer review management; author copyright advisory; digitization; audio/video streaming

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Continue to expand our open-access journal publishing services and provide support to faculty for the creation of new and adaptation of existing open educational resources.
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