Aquiline Books at UNT: A Progress Report

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Presentation for the 2017 Texas Conference on Institutional Repositories. In June 2015, the UNT Libraries launched a for-fee service for publishing works of scholarship from authors affiliated with the university. While authors can choose from a menu of editing and design options, all publications are made free to read online through the institutional repository. In this presentation, we reflect on our choices in designing the publishing service—such as not organizing peer review, delivering publications through the repository, requiring free public access but not Creative Commons licenses—and on what authors have chosen from the menu of options over the past two ... continued below

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Hawkins, Kevin S. June 2, 2017.

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Presentation for the 2017 Texas Conference on Institutional Repositories. In June 2015, the UNT Libraries launched a for-fee service for publishing works of scholarship from authors affiliated with the university. While authors can choose from a menu of editing and design options, all publications are made free to read online through the institutional repository.

In this presentation, we reflect on our choices in designing the publishing service—such as not organizing peer review, delivering publications through the repository, requiring free public access but not Creative Commons licenses—and on what authors have chosen from the menu of options over the past two years.

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  • Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, May 23-25, 2017. Austin, TX.

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Hawkins, Kevin S. Aquiline Books at UNT: A Progress Report, article, June 2, 2017; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc980806/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .