The Scholarly Publishing Librarian is a Faculty Librarian in the University Library System reporting to the Head of Digital Scholarship Services.

Through a combination of instruction, consultation, and outreach activities, the position provides leadership and expertise within the University Library System and for researchers and authors across the University of Pittsburgh in scholarly publication, copyright, open-access publishing, and principles of open scholarship. The position also provides operational oversight for the library’s publishing platforms and associated services, including, but not limited to, Open Journal Systems (OJS) for journals and for user-generated digital collections and exhibits. In this capacity, the Scholarly Publishing Librarian communicates with users of these platforms and evaluates new publishing proposals.

The position supervises one staff member, the Library Publishing Specialist, who provides operational support for library publishing platforms.

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