Pacific University

Pacific University Libraries

Pacific University Libraries & Pacific University Press

2019 CONTACT:
Johanna Meetz, Scholarly Communication & Publishing Services Librarian/Associate Director, Pacific University Press
Phone: 503-352-1488
Email: jmeetz@pacificu.edu

Program Overview

Pacific University Libraries’ publishing services exist to disseminate scholarly and creative work, regardless of a work’s economic potential. We contribute to the discovery of new ideas and to the sustainability of academic publishing through our flexible open access model.

Publishing Activities Began: 2010
Location: United States
Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
Stage (1–5): 4 - Growing
Open Access Focus (1–5): 4 - Very Important
Program Advisory/Editorial Board: Yes
Peer Reviewed Journals: 86%

Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 1
  • Paraprofessional staff:
  • Graduate students:
  • Undergraduates:
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:
  • Library Materials Budget: %
  • Library Operating Budget: 90%
  • Non-library Campus Budget: %
  • Endowment Income: 4%
  • Charitable Contributions: 6%
  • Grants: %
  • Sales Revenue: %
  • Licensing Revenue: %
  • Charge Backs: %
  • Other: %

Publishing Activities

All Library Publishing Activities:
  • Campus-based Faculty-driven Journals: 7
  • Journals Produced for External Groups: 1

Open Access Publishing:
  • Campus-based Faculty-driven Journals: 6
  • Journals Produced for External Groups: 2

Library-Administered University Press Publications:
  • Textbooks: 1

Highlights

Disciplinary Specialties:
  • healthcare
  • philosophy
  • librarianship
Top Publications:
  • Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (journal)
  • Health and Interprofessional Practice (journal)
  • Essays in Philosophy (journal)

Partners

Internal Partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students; undergraduate students


Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • audio
  • images
  • text
Softwares & Platforms:
  • bepress (Digital Commons)
  • IGP

Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • Portico
Additional Services:
  • author advisory – copyright
  • author advisory – other
  • copy-editing
  • digitization
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • hosting of supplemental content
  • ISBN registry
  • ISSN registry
  • marketing
  • outreach
  • peer review management
  • print-on-demand
  • training
  • typesetting

Additional Information

Plans for Expansion & Future Directions:
With the establishment of the Pacific University Press, our monograph publishing activities will expand over the next 3-5 years; this will include both open access and hybrid access models.
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