May 21, 2022

A New Special Issue of The Journal of Electronic Publishing (JEP) Devoted to Libraries as Publishers is Now Online

A new issue (Summer 2017; Vol. 20, No.2) of The Journal of Electronic Publishing (JEP) was published online today and contains the proceedings of the IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) 2016 Satellite Meeting, “Libraries as Publishers: Building a Global Community.”


Introduction to IFLA Special Issue
by Ann Okerson

Approaches to Library Publishing Services in Latin America
by Julio Santillán-Aldana

Library as Publisher: From an African Lens
by Reggie Raju; Jeremiah Pietersen

Sustainable Open Access Publishing: Preconditions, Dialog, and Continuous Adaptation: The Stockholm University Press Case
by Birgitta Hellmark Lindgren; Sofie Wennström

Nothing New Under the Sun: Library Publishing and the Concordia University Press
by Geoffrey Little

Libraries as Publishers: Implementing the Vision at the Georgetown Law Library
by Diana R. Donahoe

Small Public Libraries as Publishers
by Dijana Sabolović-Krajina

Sustaining and Growing the Vision of an Academic Library’s Fine Press
by Emily Tipps; Crane Giamo

Where Do We Go From Here? Starting Up an Academic Journal In a Smaller Institution
by Richard Saunders

Using Skyepack Technology to Deliver an Interactive Parasitology E-Textbook
by Heather Todd & Dr. Elena Danilova

Research Management: Combining Platforms, Practices, and Policies
by Shawn Martin

Achieving Financial Sustainability: Are We Asking the Wrong Questions?
by Kevin S. Hawkins

Sustainable Book Publishing as a Service at the University of Michigan
by Jason Colman

Distributed Publishers: Collaborating and Facilitating Publishing Across Campus
by Andrea Wirth

Sustaining Library Publishing Through Multi-Stakeholder Cooperatives
by Kevin Stranack

Functioning in the Grey: Kennesaw State University’s Library Journal Publishing Projects
by Aajay Murphy

Sowing the Seeds of Journal Success: Cultivating Relationships with Journal Editors and Staff
by Marianne A. Reed & Brian L. Rosenblum

Understanding the Needs of Scholars in a Contemporary Publishing Environment
by Katrina S. Fenlon

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