Publishing Services

LCPS offers collaborative support for the publication of online journals and other serial publications.

LCPS uses Berkeley Electronic Press' EdiKit platform for the editorial management and publication of journals and peer-reviewed serials (conference proceedings, working paper series, etc.).

Publishing with LCPS | Current Publications

Publishing with LCPS

Proposals for both new publications and the migration (either online to online or print to online) of current publications may be submitted to LCPS for consideration.

Journals/serials published through LCPS must have an explicit association with a college/school/department of Pacific University, or must maintain the involvement of Pacific University faculty, staff or students in the editorial process/management of the publication.

Inquiries regarding journal publishing with LCPS should be sent to Isaac Gilman (

The following services are available through LCPS:

  • Journal hosting
  • Journal start-up consultation (policy development, etc.)
  • Site design/mock-up
  • Technical editorial support
  • ISSN registration
  • Database indexing application and support
  • Template development (.e.g. article layout and design)
  • EdiKit training for editorial staff/faculty
  • Back issue digitization, upload and metadata creation

Current Publications

Essays in Philosophy

[ISSN 1526-0569]
Essays in Philosophy publishes philosophical papers of quality which the editors believe will make a contribution to the literature on a certain topic. The journal holds to no specific school of thought, mode of philosophizing, or style of writing. Each issue of the journal is devoted to a specific topic.

HIP: Health and Interprofessional Practice

[ISSN 2159-1253]
Health and Interprofessional Practice is dedicated to increasing the availability of high-quality evidence to inform patient care and practitioner education from an interprofessional perspective. HIP is aimed at academics, practitioners and student-practitioners who seek to become more knowledgeable and skilled at working with providers in other health disciplines for the purpose of providing compassionate, quality, integrated care to diverse patient populations.

Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication

[ISSN 2162-3309 ]
Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication is a quarterly, peer-reviewed open-access publication for original articles, reviews and case studies that analyze or describe the strategies, partnerships and impact of library-led digital projects, online publishing and scholarly communication initiatives. JLSC provides a focused forum for library practitioners to share ideas, strategies, research and pragmatic explorations of library-led initiatives related to such areas as institutional repository and digital collection management, library publishing/hosting services and authors’ rights advocacy efforts. As technology, scholarly communication, the economics of publishing, and the roles of libraries all continue to evolve, the work shared in JLSC informs practices that strengthen librarianship.

International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities

[ISSN 2155-3300]
International Northwest Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities is dedicated to the publication of outstanding scholarship by undergraduates and their mentors from academic institutions of higher learning. The Journal accepts submissions of research articles, fiction, poetry, photography, videos, and other creative works from undergraduate students in all academic disciplines.

Note: This title continues the Pacific Northwest Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities.

Interface: A special topics journal

[ISSN 2373-4914]
Interface is an annual, peer-reviewed open-access publication for original articles. Each issue explores a different theme, allowing the journal to focus the conversation on particular fields of study and their advancements.

OLA Quarterly

[ISSN 1093-7374]
The OLA Quarterly is an official publication of the Oregon Library Association.

Res Cogitans

[ISSN 2155-4838]
Res Cogitans publishes selected papers presented at the Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference. The Conference provides an annual forum for the presentation of philosophical work of undergraduates to their peers. Since 1997, almost 1000 students from nearly 250 schools across the country and the globe have participated in the conference. All of the participants are undergraduate students, with the exception of the annual keynote address by a renowned philosopher. Past keynote speakers have included Paul Churchland, Hilary Putnam, John Searle, Keith Lehrer, Catherine Elgin, John Perry, Hubert Dreyfus, Jerry Fodor, and Alvin Plantinga.