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Digital Library Program Services: Publishing, Repositories, and Projects

From creating new journals to providing support for alternative publishing options, DLPS offers a host of tools and services to help the university community throughout the scholarly publishing cycle.

Eligibility Criteria

To publish through the Libraries first determine if your project meets all the eligibility criteria: 

  1. Creator has WashU faculty, staff, or researcher affiliation. This may include a WashU affiliate serving as an editor of a collection of chapters or essays written by people not affiliated with the university;  
  2. Creator or someone designated by the creator can create and complete the work in the Pressbooks platform upon being trained by DLPS;  
  3. The work will be freely and openly available online;   
  4. The work will have a Creative Commons (CC) license; AND  
  5. The work is a long-form publication suitable for Pressbooks platform.   

Proposal Process

University affiliates who meet the eligibility criteria should submit a project proposal [link to Qualtrics] to DLPS.

View a preview [PDF] of the proposal questions. DLPS is available to provide consultation services and answer questions before you submit your proposal.

Proposals will be reviewed on an ongoing basis within the Libraries by the DLPS staff, relevant subject liaison librarian(s), the Associate University Librarian for Digital Scholarship and Technology Services, and selected members of the Digital Library Governance Committee based on availability and expertise.