Wake Forest University

Z. Smith Reynolds Library

Digital Publishing
United States

Primary Contact:
William Kane
Digital Publishing

Program Overview

Digital Publishing at Wake Forest University helps faculty, staff, and students create, collect, and convert previously or otherwise unpublished works into digitally distributed books, journals, articles, and the like.

Year publishing activities began: 2011

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (1)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (50); non-library campus budget (50)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2014:

Library publications in 2014: faculty-driven journals (1); student-driven journals (2); monographs (10); textbooks; (5); technical/research reports (5); faculty conference papers and proceedings (3); student conference papers and proceedings (3); newsletters (6); undergraduate capstone/honors theses (4)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; concept maps/modeling maps/visualizations; multimedia/interactive content

Disciplinary specialties:

Top publications:

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; undergraduate students

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): DSpace; Scalar; WordPress; Tizra

Digital preservation strategy: Amazon Glacier; Amazon S3; HathiTrust; in-house; digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); typesetting; copy-editing; marketing; outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; compiling indexes and/or TOCs; open URL support; business model development; budget preparation; contract/license preparation; author copyright advisory; digitization; audio/video streaming

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Doubling the number of pages published year to year.
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