Pacific University

Pacific University Libraries

Local Collections and Publication Services
United States

Primary Contact:
Isaac Gilman
Scholarly Communications and Research Services Librarian

Program Overview

Pacific University Libraries’ publishing services exist to disseminate diverse and significant scholarly and creative work, regardless of a work’s economic potential. Through flexible open access publishing models and author services, Pacific University Libraries will contribute to the discovery of new ideas (from scholars within and outside the Pacific community) and to the sustainability of the publishing system.

Year publishing activities began: 2010

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (0.75)

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 2014:

Library publications in 2014: faculty-driven journals (4); monographs (1); ETDs (105)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

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Media formats: text; images; audio

Disciplinary specialties: health care; philosophy; undergraduate research; librarianship

Top publications: Essays in Philosophy (journal); Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (journal); Health & Interprofessional Practice (journal)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

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

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital preservation strategy: digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: typesetting; copy-editing; training; analytics; notification of A&I sources; ISSN registration; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; author copyright advisory; digitization

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions:
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