University of Wisconsin-Madison
University of Wisconsin-MadisonLibrariesCarrie Nelson, Director of Scholarly Communication
Current objective: Develop options for unmet publishing needs of members of the university community.
- Location: United States
- Organization: services distributed across library units/departments
- Stage (1-3): 1 - Pilot
- Stage Comments: The Office of the Gender and Women's Studies Librarian has an established publishing program that produces three serial publications and a curated online collection of biographies. Our institutional respository MINDS@UW stores, indexes, distributes, and preserves digital scholarly outputs deposited by UW-Madison faculty, researchers, and staff. The Parallel Press was an early library publishing initiative that has not produced new works in recent years.
- Open Access Focus (1-5): 4 - Very Important
- Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No
- Professional staff: 1.5
- Paraprofessional staff: 0.5
Publishing ActivitiesTypes of publications: conference papers and proceedings, faculty; conference papers and proceedings, student; datasets; electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); technical/research reports; undergraduate capstones/honors theses; review journal.
- women's, gender, and LGBTQ+ studies
PartnersOpenness to working with external partners: Open to working with any external partner
Best publications to refer to our program: Digital projects that support gender, women's studies, and LGBTQ+ scholarship and librarianship, especially those related to the State of Wisconsin.
Part of a consortium that provides support for publishing? yes
- Name of consortium: Unizin
- Type of support: Access to a stable and supported instance of Pressbooks that could be used to author and deliver textbook-like content.
Administer a university press? no
Technologies & Services
Softwares & Platforms:
Digital Preservation Strategy: