Next Generation Library Publishing
Improving the publishing pathways and choices available to authors, editors, and readers
In this project, Educopia, California Digital Library (CDL), and Strategies for Open Science (Stratos), in close partnership with LYRASIS, Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), and Longleaf Services are working to advance and integrate open source publishing infrastructure to provide robust support for library publishing. Our project goals include:
- Creating a more balanced, effective academic publishing ecosystem that aligns with academic values and increases choice, opportunity, and innovation via compelling library publishing solutions;
- Developing tools and standards that allow better integration of campus repository systems and publishing workflows across the lifecycle of scholarly research;
- Establishing sustainable, community-governed, open solutions that rival best-of-breed commercial tools and advance scholarly communication in important ways.
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- Technology, Services, and Sustainability Landscape Analysis of Open Scholarly Publishing Tools
- Initial architectural model for integration of open-source publishing and repository tools, and identification of technological gaps and requirements for standards and protocols
- Principles-Based Guidelines and Assessment Tools for Library Publishing
- Publishing Workflow Functional Requirements
- Toolsets, pathways, and documentation, uniting common open source tools according to the Functional Requirements
- Evaluation and Auditing Framework (based on the Principles-Based Guidelines)
- Hosted library publishing services based on the tools and workflows (LYRASIS, Longleaf Services, and California Digital Library as hosts)