The Academic Library as Scholarly Publisher Bibliography includes over
125 selected English-language articles, books, and technical reports
that are useful in understanding the digital scholarly publishing
activities of academic libraries since the late 1980's, especially their
open access book and journal publishing activities. The bibliography
covers the following subtopics: pioneering academic library publishing
projects in the 1980's and 1990's, early digital journals and serials
published by librarians (as distinct from libraries), library-based
scholarly publishing since the Budapest Open Access Initiative,
technical publishing infrastructure, and library and university press
mergers/partnerships and other relevant works.
Most sources have been published from January 2002 through July 2018;
however, a limited number of earlier key sources are also included. The
bibliography has links to included works. Abstracts are included in this
bibliography if a work is under a Creative Commons Attribution License
(BY and national/international variations), a Creative Commons public
domain dedication (CC0), or a Creative Commons Public Domain Mark and
this is clearly indicated in the work.
The Academic Library as Scholarly Publisher Bibliography is under a
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Charles W. Bailey, Jr.
Publisher, Digital Scholarship