Seattle Pacific University

Seattle Pacific University Library

Scholarly Communication
United States

Primary Contact:
Kristen Hoffman
Psychology and Scholarly Communications Librarian

Program Overview

The SPU Library Scholarly Communications program, in collaboration with the Center for Scholarship and Faculty Development, exists to enhance the library’s role in the discovery, creation, and sharing of faculty and student scholarship at Seattle Pacific University.

Year publishing activities began: 2014

Organization: services are distributed across campus

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (0.5)

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Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

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Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2016:

Library publications in 2016: faculty conference papers and proceedings (7); newsletters (2); ETDs (13); undergraduate capstones/honors theses (36); campus lectures

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Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data

Disciplinary specialties: Biblical studies; educational leadership; business law, public responsibility, and ethics

Top publications: Sects and Gender: Reaction and Resistance to Cultural Change; Beyond Borders; Importance of School Library Programs; The Transformation of Persons and the Concept of Moral Order: A Study of the Evangelical Ethics of Oliver O'Donovan with Special Reference to the Barth-Brunner Debate; Where Do They Go: Christian Faith and Belonging in Gay Literature

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

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Publishing platform(s): bepress (Digital Commons)

Digital preservation strategy: content is backed up through bepress (Digital Commons)

Additional services: training; author copyright advisory; hosting of supplemental content

Additional Information

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