Gustavus Adolphus College

Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library

United States

Primary Contact:
Barbara Fister
Academic Librarian

Program Overview

We hope to explore (with faculty in the disciplines) alternatives to closed access publishing systems.

Year publishing activities began: 2012

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: 0.1

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

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2017:

Library publications in 2017:

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images

Disciplinary specialties:

Top publications: "Teaching, Scholarship, and Service: An Anthology of Faculty Statements"

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 0

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

Internal partners: individual faculty

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): PressBooks

Digital preservation strategy: in-house

Additional services: cataloging

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Preserving student publications, both print and born-digital, while making them openly accessible.
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