Falvey Memorial Library
Journals at Villanova UniversitySarah Wipperman, Scholarly Communications Librarian
In support of Villanova University’s academic mission, the library is committed to the creation and dissemination of scholarship; utilizing digital modes and exploring new media for scholarly communication; and whenever possible, fostering open and public access to the intellectual contributions it publishes.
- Publishing Activities Began: 2009
- Location: United States
- Languages published: English
- 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
- Peer Reviewed Journals: 100%
- Professional staff: 1
- Library Operating Budget: 100%
Publishing ActivitiesTypes of publications: conference papers and proceedings, student; journals, campus-based faculty-created; journals, campus-based student-created; journals, contracted by external groups; journals, inactive back-issues.
|Conference papers and proceedings, faculty|
|Conference papers and proceedings, student||1||1|
|Educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules)|
|Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)|
|Journals, campus-based faculty-created||1||1|
|Journals, campus-based student-created||2||2|
|Journals, contracted by external groups||2||1||1|
|Journals, inactive back-issues||1||1|
|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.
Technologies & Services
- author advisory – copyright
- author advisory – other
- contract/license preparation
- graphic design (print or web)
- hosting of supplemental content
- peer review management
Additional InformationPlans for Expansion & Future Directions:
Continued cultivation of on-campus partnerships with the goal of developing and launching new faculty-driven peer-reviewed journal projects in a variety of disciplines; building and expanding on the service model for our publishing program.
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