Libraries as publishers: one library's experience creating and supporting open access journal publication [slides]

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Anna R. Craft, Coordinator of Scholarly Communications (Creator)
Michael Crumpton, Dean (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Slides from a presentation delivered June 9, 2017 at the Metrolina Library Association Conference in Charlotte, NC. Libraries are re-envisioning their services in many ways, including the exploration of roles in scholarly publishing and support for and creation of Open Access (OA) content. This presentation will give an overview of a mid-sized academic library's experience implementing and supporting Open Journal Systems (OJS) as a publishing platform for OA journals, and will also offer a case study of a journal which is not only hosted by the Libraries', but is staffed by library personnel.For institutions providing or considering support for scholarly journal publishing, this session will offer insight on issues that may surface during the implementation of these services. Presenters will discuss challenges and lessons learned at the macro level, in relation to service and support for the hosting institution; as well as at the level of the individual journal, providing insight from both sides of the fence. Co-presented by Anna Craft and Mike Crumpton.

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Language: English
Date: 2017
academic libraries, academic publishing, scholarly communication, libraries, open journal systems, OJS, open access publishing, Journal of Learning Spaces

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