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The Role of theInstitutional Repository in Scholarly Publishing SSP Annual Meeting June 6-8, 2007 Catherine H. Candee Director, Publishing and Strategic Initiatives California Digital Library
Overview Two noble goals Publishing services at UC What is the eScholarship Repository? Lessons from experience, surveys and a bit of reflection What is the role of the institutional repository in scholarly publishing?
Two Nobel Goals, intersecting Control of institutional digital assets Development of a fair and sustainable scholarly publishing system
CDL Publishing Services Provide low-cost alternative publishing services for the UC community Support widespread distribution of the materials that result from research & teaching Foster new models of scholarly publishing through the development and application of advanced technologies
Time for change? Economics of scholarly publishing still troublesome New technologies hold promise for more innovative and more cost-effective publishing Greater challenges and opportunities for UC services in support of research & teaching BUT…Experiments extended as far as existing organizational structures (UC Press and CDL) and budgets will allow
Provostial Task Force Co-chaired by Director of UC Press and Director of Publishing, CDL Environmental scan of research priorities and current/future publishing needs @UC Seek efficiencies among UC systemwide publishing services; build collaboration Advise administration on role for the university in scholarly publishing
Principles for University of Calif.Publishing Services The university must provide a research infrastructure that ensures productivity and stimulates innovation Publishing is more than the production of an archival record; it is an integral part of the research infrastructure Publishing must embrace a suite of production activities, some of which will be revenue generating Publishing must enable faculty to create and distribute works via the most appropriate method Publishing must enable the discovery, use and re-use of content in support of research, teaching and learning
Findings: faculty survey; campusvisits Enormous amount of publishing activity and growing Science faculty relatively content w/ publishing system Faculty, esp. in humanities, distinguish between in- process scholarly comm and “archival publication” Tenure criteria are a major impediment to use of non- standard formats for “archival publication” Growing % of UC faculty are desperate for university support for creating, validating, publishing, recognizing their new scholarly communication activities
UC Strategy Align UC publishing services with the academic enterprise Broaden the capacity of the university press; reclaim the original role of the university press Coordinate planning across the UC system; develop intersections in IT planning, digital stewardship, research data support, publishing and preservation Develop publishing services to be interoperable with services for research data
UC Publishing 2007-2008 Extend repository-based services to support the implementation of UC policy on faculty copyright; ETDs Formalize a collaboratory structure for UC Press and CDL’s eScholarship Office to focus efforts in publishing initiatives Provide a more robust journal publication service: offer a menu of choices for editorial assistance, production quality, print and access options Implement cost-recovery mechanisms; secure open access options Seek efficiencies across traditional publishing modalities, e.g., books and journals; invest savings in R&D for emerging publishing modalities
UC Publishing Services Traditional Scholarly Publishing Services Scholarly monographs Peer-reviewed journals Dissemination & Repository Services Working papers, technical reports, etc. Electronic Theses & Dissertations Postprint Repository New Publishing Models Distributed Editorial Boards Digital Critical Editions Interactive map-based publications in soc sciences & humanities Science reference/collaboration with museums
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