Academic libraries of all sizes can and must strategically position themselves to be a campus publisher. A means of doing this is to implement an IR, providing institutions an opportunity to showcase senior theses, and student and faculty peer-reviewed journals. Presentation includes representatives from a small college, a consortium of small colleges, and a university with a university press.
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Teresa Fishel, Marilyn Billings, and Allegra Swift Gonzalez. "Academic Library as Publishing Agent: showcasing student, faculty, and campus scholarship and publications" ACRL 14th National Conference, March 12-15, 2009: Pushing the Edge: Explore, Engage, Extend. Seattle, WA. Mar. 2009. Available at scholarship.claremont.edu/library_staff/14/.