Category Archives: Books

Textbook Affordability Program Saves Students nearly $800,000

For the past two years, the university’s library has worked with faculty to save students $797,893* in textbook costs. It’s happened in two ways: through the Open Textbook Initiative, which provided incentives for faculty to use a textbook available for … Continue reading

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Library Textbook Affordability Program Saves Students $315,000

The George Fox Library is working with faculty to save students money through its Textbook Affordability Program. Many required course readings can be found in the library’s vast collection of unlimited-use ebooks. Last year, the library ebooks provided $196,147* in … Continue reading

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The George Fox University Open Textbook Initiative

In the first year since Robin Ashford (E-Learning Librarian) and Gloria Doherty (Hybrid-Learning and Education Technology Director) launched the Open Textbook Initiative at Fox, faculty members saved George Fox students a total of over $118,000 in the 2016-2017 academic year. … Continue reading

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Workshop on “History & Art of the Western Book”

The George Fox library invites you to The History & Art of the Western Book, a workshop led by Isaiah Cox, an antiquarian book collector. The workshop will discuss the development of the book from the 15th to the 21st … Continue reading

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Library Book Sale — Hurry In!

The MLRC maintains an ongoing book sale on shelves just outside the multipurpose/group study rooms (101-103) on the main floor.  Hard cover books are typically $1.00 and paperback 50 cents, although at times book prices may be reduced. Please stop … Continue reading

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Browse New Publications in Your Discipline

New Acquisitions web pages now available With the increased presence of ebooks in academic libraries, many still enjoy the simple pleasure of browsing through shelves of publications recently added to the collection. To make it easier to browse new titles … Continue reading

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Bookworms at the Library

Many people are not aware that bookworms really do exist — and can do a great deal of damage to library books. The GFU Library was contacted recently by the Friends Yearly Meeting in Hawaii. (Many people are not aware … Continue reading

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Free Books!

MLRC (Newberg campus library) book sale remainders are now free until further notice.

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Book Sale! 50% Off Library Books at MLRC

MLRC (Newberg campus library) book sale books are now 50% off marked prices until further notice. Most books are now 50 cents for hard copy and 25 cents for paper. Book sale books are located on the far side of … Continue reading

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New Books at MLRC

In addition to tons of apples, pears and acorn squash, GFU Libraries recently harvested a bumper crop of new books. Come on in and take a look at our latest acquisitions, or browse the titles online.  

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