UWE Bristol

Frenchay Library

Research and Knowledge Exchange
United Kingdom

Primary Contact:
Anna Lawson
0117 32 86438

Program Overview

Through publishing work on the UWE Research Repository we aim to provide immediate world-wide open access to UWE research output that has previously been hidden or invisible outside of the university.

Year publishing activities began: 2010

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (0.1); paraprofessional staff (0.25)

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: technical/research reports (39); faculty conference papers and proceedings (40); ETDs (42); databases (6)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

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Media formats: text; images

Disciplinary specialties:

Top publications: “The essence of the art of a midwife: Holistic, multidimensional meanings and experiences explored through creative inquiry” (ETD); “Time, space and power in later medieval Bristol” (working paper); “Middling women and work in eighteenth-century Bristol” (working paper); Feeling stupid: A survey of university students’ experience of social anxiety in learning situations (research report); A report of an evaluation of the NHS South West joint investment framework (research report)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 0

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

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

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): EPrints

Digital preservation strategy: No digital preservation services provided

Additional services: training; ISBN registry; author copyright advisory

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions:
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