University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

UWM Libraries

Digital Collections and Initiatives

Ann Hanlon, Head, Digital Collections and Initiatives
Phone: 414-229-2214

Program Overview

UWM Digital Commons is a virtual showcase for UWM’s research and creative profiles, administered by the UWM Libraries. Members of the UWM academic community are encouraged to contribute scholarship for long-term preservation and worldwide electronic accessibility.

Publishing Activities Began: 2012
Location: United States
Organization: services distributed across library units/departments
Stage (1-3): 3 - Established
Open Access Focus (1-5): 4 - Very Important
Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No

Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 1
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:

Publishing Activities

Types of publications: 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; monographs; technical/research reports; undergraduate capstones/honors theses.

  2019 Open Access Paid Hybrid
Campus-based Faculty-driven Journal
Campus-based Student-driven Journals
Faculty Conference Papers and Proceedings
Journals for External Groups
Student Conference Papers and Proceedings
Technical/Research Reports
Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses

2019: New publications from July 2018 to June 2019. 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 may be offered in some form as OA, but are also available as a paid version.

Technologies & Services

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

Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • In-house
  • Preservica