University of Wisconsin-Madison

University of Wisconsin-MadisonLibraries

Carrie Nelson, Director of Scholarly Communication

Program Overview

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
  • Open Access Focus (1-5): 4 - Very Important
  • Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No
Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 1.5
  • Paraprofessional staff: 0.5
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:

Publishing Activities

Types 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.

  2020 Open Access Paid Hybrid
Conference papers and proceedings, faculty
Conference papers and proceedings, student
Educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules)
Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)
Journals, campus-based faculty-created
Journals, campus-based student-created
Journals, contracted by external groups
Journals, inactive back-issues
Technical/Research Reports
Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses

2020: New publications from July 2019 to June 2020. Journals include titles actively publishing during the date range. Other publication types include items that were published or added to repositories for the first time within the date range.

OA/Paid/Hybrid: Publications currently published and/or available online. OA (open access) publications do not include counts for hybrid publications. Hybrid publications are those that offer a combination of both open access and pay-access content.


Disciplinary Specialties:
  • women's, gender, and LGBTQ+ studies

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • audio
  • data
  • images
  • text
Softwares & Platforms:
  • DSpace
  • Omeka
  • WordPress

Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • DPN
  • HathiTrust
  • In-house