George Fox University

George Fox University Libraries

Technical Services Department
United States

Primary Contact:
Alex Rolfe
Technical Services Librarian and Systems Administrator

Program Overview

We aim to showcase the intellectual output of George Fox University by making it easily discoverable and, whenever possible, open access. We also provide access to material from our archives and publish three journals: Quaker Religious Thought, Quaker Studies, and Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe.

Year publishing activities began: 2010

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (0.5); paraprofessional staff (0.25); undergraduate students (3)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (100)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2016:

Library publications in 2016: journals produced under contract/MOU for external groups (3); ETDs (235)

Number of open access titles: journals (1); monographs (5)

Number of paid titles: journals (); monographs ()

Number of hybrid titles: journals (); monographs ()

Media formats: text; images; audio; video

Disciplinary specialties: Christianity; Psychology; Business; Education

Top publications: Sound Ideas represents the scholarship and creative works of the faculty, staff and students of the University of Puget Sound. Sound Ideas, organized and made accessible by Collins Memorial Library, demonstrates our institutional commitment to helping enrich the global academic community through sharing and collaboration.

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 33

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

Internal partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students

External partners: The Quaker Theological Discussion Group; Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre

Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital preservation strategy: bepress (digital Commons)

Additional services: outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; author copyright advisory; digitization; hosting of supplemental content; audio/video streaming

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions:
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