University of Washington

University of Washington Libraries

Scholarly Communication & Publishing
United States

Primary Contact:
Gordon J. Aamot
Director, Scholarly Communication & Publishing

Program Overview

The University of Washington Libraries ResearchWorks Service provides faculty, researchers, and students 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 library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (3); graduate students (0.25)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (100)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5): Developmental Stage

Open access focus (1–5): Completely

Advisory/editorial board: N

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2018:

Library publications in 2018: campus-based faculty-driven journals (2); journals produced under contract/MOU for external groups (1); newsletters (1); ETDs (1200); undergraduate capstones/honors theses (30) Journal of Indo-Pacific Archaeology, Slovene Studies Journal.

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Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; concept maps, modeling, maps, or other visualizations

Disciplinary specialties: Information Studies; Anthropology; Fisheries; Southeast Asia

Top publications: ETDs; Journal of Indo-Pacific Archaeology (journal); Advances in Classification Research Online (journal); Slovene Studies Journal (journal); Jackson School of International Studies task force reports

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

External partners: The Society for Slovene Studies; ASIS&T SIG/CR

Publishing platform(s): CONTENTdm; DSpace; OJS

Digital preservation strategy: ArchiveIt; DPN; HathiTrust; LOCKSS; Portico;

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); training; analytics; cataloging; metadata ISSN registry DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; author copyright advisory; digitization; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

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