University of Wollongong

University of Wollongong Library

Scholarly Content Team

Primary Contact:
Clare McKenzie
Manager Scholarly Content
61 4221 3332

Program Overview

The University of Wollongong (UOW) institutional repository makes UOW research discoverable and accessible online for a global audience. The repository holds accepted versions of published works like book chapters, journal articles and conference papers as well as grey literature including theses, reports and working papers. The repository is also the publishing platform for a number of UOW related peer reviewed journals and books.

Year publishing activities began: 2006

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (1); paraprofessional staff (5)

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

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2017:

Library publications in 2017: campus-based faculty-driven journals (8); campus-based student-driven journals (1); journals produced under contract/MOU for external groups (1); monographs (2); technical/research reports (1); faculty conference papers and proceedings (1); ETDs (300); undergraduate capstones/honors theses (30); University of Wollongong corporate publications; digitization of historical publications, including books, booklets, magazines, journals and newsletters

Number of open access titles: journals (10); monographs (2)

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; multimedia/interactive content

Disciplinary specialties: historical studies; creative arts; Australian studies; education

Top publications: RadioDoc Review (journal); Australasian Accounting, Business and Finance Journal (journal); A Place for Art: The University of Wollongong Art Collection (monograph)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 1

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

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

External partners: International Gramsci Society

Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital preservation strategy: digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; ISSN registry; ISBN registry; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; peer review management; author copyright advisory; digitization; image services; audio/video streaming

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: UOW Library has a substantial and growing digitisation program designed to unlock our archival collections and make them freely available online. This program works closely with our publication activities and other repository functions.
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