Gustavus Adolphus College

Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library

services distributed across library units/departments

Michelle Twait, Library Chairperson
Phone: 507-933-7563

Program Overview

We do not have a mission statement.

Publishing Activities Began: 2012
Location: United States
Organization: services distributed across library units/departments
Stage (1-3): 2 - Early
Open Access Focus (1-5): 5 - Completely
Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No

Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 0.2
  • Paraprofessional staff: 0.2
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:
  • Library Operating Budget: 100%

Publishing Activities

Types of publications: educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules); monographs.

  2019 Open Access Paid Hybrid
Campus-based Faculty-driven Journal
Campus-based Student-driven Journals
Faculty Conference Papers and Proceedings
Journals for External Groups
Student Conference Papers and Proceedings
Technical/Research Reports
Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses

2019: New publications from July 2018 to June 2019. Journals include titles actively publishing during the date range. Other publication types include items that were published or added to repositories for the first time within the date range.

OA/Paid/Hybrid: Publications currently published and/or available online. OA (open access) publications do not include counts for hybrid publications. Hybrid publications are those that may be offered in some form as OA, but are also available as a paid version.


Top Publications:
  • The Bards of Valley View (book)
  • Two Prairies, One Place (book)
  • Teaching, Scholarship, and Service: An Anthology of Faculty Statements (book)
  • Teaching, Scholarship, and Service: A Faculty Anthology, Volume 2 (book)
  • Clickbait, Bias, and Propaganda in Information Networks (book)
Disciplinary Specialties:
  • local Interest
  • media literacy


Internal Partners: individual faculty

Openess to Partners: Only work with internal partners

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • text
Softwares & Platforms:
  • Pressbooks
  • WordPress

Additional Services:
  • author advisory – copyright
  • author advisory – other
  • digitization
  • print-on-demand
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • No digital preservation services provided
Service Vendors: Minitex-funded instance of PressBooks; OCLC

Additional Information

Plans for Expansion & Future Directions:
Promote Pressbooks for student and faculty projects, examine textbooks/OER on campus
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