College of William and Mary

William & Mary Libraries

Technology & Content Services
United States

Primary Contact:
Deborah Cornell
Head of Digital Services

Program Overview

W&M Publish is a service of the W&M Libraries that provides open access to the active research and scholarship produced by our faculty, staff, and students. The purpose of W&M Publish is to promote information discovery, collaboration, and to publicize the scholarly output of the College of William and Mary.

Year publishing activities began: 2014

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (2)

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 2016:

Library publications in 2016: campus-based student driven journals (2); journals produced under contract/MOU for external groups (1); ETDs (150); undergraduate capstones/honors theses (150)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images

Disciplinary specialties: American history; undergraduate research

Top publications: Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Journal; James Blair Historical Review

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 1

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

Internal partners: campus departments or programs

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital preservation strategy: LOCKSS

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); training; author copyright advisory

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Our library is hiring the position of Digital Scholarship Librarian to lead and develop our OA and Scholarly Publishing program.
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