University of Washington

University of Washington Libraries

Scholarly Communication & Publishing

2019 CONTACT:
Gordon J. Aamot, Director, Scholarly Communication & Publishing
Phone: 206-616-6431
Email: aamot@uw.edu

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.

Publishing Activities Began: 1998
Location: United States
Organization: services distributed across library units/departments
Stage (1–5): 2 - Early
Open Access Focus (1–5): 5 - Completely
Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No

Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 3
  • Paraprofessional staff:
  • Graduate students: 0.25
  • Undergraduates:
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:
  • Library Materials Budget: %
  • Library Operating Budget: 100%
  • Non-library Campus Budget: %
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Publishing Activities

Library-Administered University Press Publications:
  • Monographs: 48

Highlights

Disciplinary Specialties:
Top Publications:
  • The Society for Slovene Studies
  • ASIS&T SIG/CR

Partners

Internal Partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students; undergraduate students
University Press Partners: University of Washington Press

Technologies & Services

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

Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • CLOCKSS
  • DPN
  • HathiTrust
  • LOCKSS
  • Portico
Additional Services:
  • author advisory – copyright
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers