University of Wollongong

UOW Library

UOW Library

Clare Job, Team Leader Scholarly Content
Phone: +61 2 4221 4386

Program Overview

The UOW Library aims to make available, with open access, UOW and related research outputs through publication on Research Online.

  • Publishing activities began: 2006
  • Location: Australia
  • Languages published: English
  • Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Stage of publishing efforts (1-3): 3 - Established
  • Stage comments:
  • Open access focus (1-5): 5 - Completely
  • Program advisory/editorial board: No
  • Peer reviewed journals: 100%
Staffing (in full-time equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 0.5
Funding sources for publishing activities:
  • Library operating budget: 100%

Publishing Activities

Types of publications: electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); journals, campus-based faculty-created; journals, contracted by external groups; undergraduate capstones/honors theses.

  2021 Open access Paid Hybrid
Conference papers and proceedings, faculty
Conference papers and proceedings, student
Educational resources (e.g., textbooks, course modules)
Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) 225
Journals, campus-based faculty-created 5
Journals, campus-based student-created
Journals, contracted by external groups 1
Journals, inactive back issues
Technical/research reports
Undergraduate capstones/honors theses 6

2021: New publications from July 2020 to June 2021. 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.


Top publications:
  • Australasian Accounting, Business and Finance Journal
  • Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice
  • Law Text Culture
  • Animal Studies Journal
Disciplinary specialties:
  • arts and humanities
  • business
  • education
  • law


Internal partners: campus departments or programs

Part of a consortium that provides support for publishing?

Work with a university press?

Administer a university press?

Technologies & Services

Media formats:
  • audio
  • data
  • images
  • text
Softwares & platforms:
  • Digital Commons (bepress)

Additional services:
  • analytics
  • audio/video streaming
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • ISBN registry
Digital preservation strategy:
  • Amazon S3