University of Washington

University of Washington Libraries

Digital Initiatives
United States

Primary Contact:
Ann Lally
Head, Digital Initiatives

Program Overview

The University of Washington Libraries ResearchWorks Service provides faculty, researchers, and students with tools to archive and/or publish the products of research including datasets, monographs, images, journal articles, and technical reports.

Year publishing activities began: 1998

Organization: services are distributed across several campuses

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (1.5); graduate students (0.25)

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 2014:

Library publications in 2014: faculty-driven journals (2); journals produced under contract/MOU for external groups (2); technical/research reports (9); faculty conference papers and proceedings (1); ETDs (1300); undergraduate capstone/ honors theses (30); research notebooks

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; concept maps/modeling maps/visualizations

Disciplinary specialties: information studies; anthropology; fisheries; Native American studies

Top publications:

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 0

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

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

External partners: Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association; Society for Slovene Studies

Publishing platform(s): CONTENTdm; DSpace; OJS/OCS/OMP

Digital preservation strategy: University eScience dark archive

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; ISSN registration; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; peer review management; contract/license preparation; author copyright advisory; digitization; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions:
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