Wayne State University

Wayne State University Library System

Digital Publishing
scholarscooperative@wayne.edu
scholarscooperative.wayne.edu
United States

Primary Contact:
Joshua Neds-Fox
Coordinator for Digital Publishing
313-577-4460

Program Overview

Wayne State’s Digital Publishing Unit works to make unique, important or institutionally relevant content available to the world at large.

Year publishing activities began: 2010

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (3.5); paraprofessional staff (1)

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: campus-based faculty-driven journals (1); journals produced under contract/MOU for external groups (10)

Library publications in 2017: campus-based faculty-driven journals (1); campus-based student-driven journals (1); monographs (1); ETDs (543); undergraduate capstones/honors theses (4)

Number of open access titles: journals (2); monographs (1)

Number of paid titles: journals (11)

Number of hybrid titles: journals (1)

Media formats: text; images

Disciplinary specialties:

Top publications: Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods (journal), Clinical Research in Practice (journal)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100

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): bepress (Digital Commons); Fedora; locally developed software

Digital preservation strategy: in-house

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); typesetting; copyediting; outreach; training; analytics; metadata; ISSN registry; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; contract/license preparation; author copyright advisory; digitization; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions:
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