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Consolidating the Library’s Book Collection

In support of the University’s mission, the Library has started making way for space needs at the Portland Center. The stacks, which contain our print collection (books and journals) are currently being relocated to the Murdock Library in Newberg.   This … Continue reading

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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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New Business Databases: MyBestSegments and Simmons Oneview

Two new databases available through George Fox Libraries offer insight into consumer opinions, buying habits and demographics:  MyBestSegments and Simmons OneView.  Both are widely used in the marketing industry and will be of interest to business students of all levels, … 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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LibQUAL Survey Gift Card Winners

Thanks to all who participated in the 2017 LibQUAL Library Survey! Library faculty and staff will be reviewing responses and written comments in the coming months.  We appreciate our patrons’ willingness to offer feedback on library collections, services and spaces. Gift Card … Continue reading

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Watch Performances of Shakespeare’s Plays Recorded Live in the Globe Theatre

Globe on Screen   Be sure to check out George Fox Libraries’ newest database, Globe on Screen from Drama Online. This offering provides easy access to world-class performances of William Shakespeare’s plays recorded live at the Globe Theatre in London.  Simply click on … 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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St. John’s Bible Again on Display at the MLRC

George Fox Library is again blessed with the privilege of displaying a volume of the beautiful and acclaimed Saint John’s Bible (SJB).  The internationally renowned work is one of just 299 editions the first Benedictine-illuminated Bible in 500 years – The … Continue reading

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