Academic Library as Publishing Agent: showcasing student, faculty, and campus scholarship and publications

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Swift, Allegra
Library services; Institutional repositories; Open Access; Senior theses; Scholarly publishing; Arts and Humanities; Library and Information Science; Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Academic libraries of all sizes can and must strategically position themselves to be a campus publisher. A means of doing this is to implement an IR, providing institutions an opportunity to showcase senior theses, and student and faculty peer-reviewed journals. Presentation includes representatives from a small college, a consortium of small colleges, and a university with a university press.