LPS Consultations

LPS-specific consultations focus on various aspects of publishing and platforms used for authoring and creating exhibits online. Consultations might include:


  • Author Processing Charges
  • Copyright Advice
  • Creative Commons and Open Source licensing
  • Publication Tools
  • Publishing Strategy


  • Citation & Citability
  • Discovery
  • Impact
  • Indexing (Supporting DOAJ listing)
  • Marketing Advice
  • Metrics & Altmetrics


  • Archiving


  • Born-digital platforms (Janeway and the Open Journal System)
  • Digital exhibits (Omeka classic, Omeka S)
  • Hybrid publications combining print with online modules or interactive elements
  • Production workflows and tools

Digital Scholarship Consultations

The members of LPS are part of a group of faculty and staff within the University Libraries dedicated to advancing research, teaching, and scholarship involving digital tools, methods, and online resources. They provide consultations on a variety digital tools and approaches, including: digital humanities in general, open access publishing, data curation and preservation, data modeling, data visualization, data science, GIS data modeling and visualization, machine learning, project management, text encoding, text mining, usability, and text, network, and temporal analysis.

  • Rikk Mulligan is the Digital Scholarship Strategist in the University Libraries and Lead for LPS. He has experience with content management systems, digital publishing, text encoding, usability, and user interface design. Consultations can range for User Experience (UX), content planning and management, intellectual property, Creative Commons and Open Source software licensing, and varieties of digital publishing and peer review models.
  • Emma Slayton is the Data Curation, Visualization, and GIS Specialist in the University Libraries. She offers consultations on data visualization (data analysis, making graphs/charts, using tools like Tableau or languages like R), evaluating and providing advice on visual content (such as website design, presentation, or poster design), GIS data (finding GIS data, manipulating or preparing GIS data), GIS modeling, GIS visualizations, virtual reality pedagogy, and data management.