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Library Publishing

Interested in publishing with us?

There are several imprints we publish under:

  • Minerva, Milne Library PublishingGeneseo Authors
    • Texts, excluding textbooks, that are by Geneseo faculty, staff or alumni
  • Milne Open Textbooks
    • Textbooks or curriculum for an undergraduate course by SUNY authors
  • Genesee Valley Reprints
    • Reprinted texts from Milne Library’s Genesee Valley special collection

In addition, we support the design, production, and archiving of institutional and course-specific publications such as exhibit catalogues and reports.

All texts are published open access as a PDF or in Pressbooks, and the author is given the choice of Creative Commons licenses. If requested, the text can also be made available as a paperback Print on Demand (POD) title.

Contact Allison Brown, Digital Publishing Services Manager, to find out more about our proposal process: browna@geneseo.edu

Publishing Tools

Milne Library Publishing also provides SUNY Geneseo faculty, students, and staff access to the publishing platform, Pressbooks. This online publishing software built on WordPress is perfect for adapting open texts, collaborative student projects, and annotating public domain texts.

To request access, fill out this form: https://forms.gle/U41kiAQY3A3A6V8A7 or contact Allison Brown for more information: browna@geneseo.edu

Imprints

Geneseo Authors 

Debuted in the fall of 2013, Geneseo Authors highlights the scholarship and creativity of SUNY Geneseo faculty and alumni. These titles are also available free online and through Amazon.com.

Milne Open Textbooks

Originally Open SUNY Textbooks, Milne Library spearheads the publication of SUNY-wide open textbooks. All titles are authored and peer-reviewed by SUNY faculty and staff and are available free online. These publications are available in .pdf, EPUB, and online/HTML format. Nearly 250,000 Milne Open Textbooks have been downloaded worldwide, and have been incorporated into traditional classes, online classes, and MOOCs.

Genesee Valley Historical Reprints 

This series highlights rare and locally significant titles in our Genesee Valley collection. These reprints of public domain titles offer the historical perspective of the Genesee Valley region through many genres and are available free online and through Amazon.com.

Journals

The Proceedings of Great Day

The Proceedings of Great DayEstablished in 2009,  The Proceedings of Great Day journal compiles and publishes promising student work presented at SUNY Geneseo's GREAT Day symposium. The projects, presentations, and research included here represent the academic rigor, multidisciplinary study, and unique creativity of the students taking part in the SUNY Geneseo GREAT Day symposium.

Gandy Dancer 

Gandy Dancer - SUNY Geneseo Literary MagazineGandy Dancer is a SUNY-wide literary magazine available online and in print publishing fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and visual art. Edited by a rotating staff of students at SUNY Geneseo enrolled in ENGL460, Gandy Dancer is published twice yearly.