Scholarly Communications

Scholarly communication is the process of information creation, sharing and analysis in scholarly circles, both formal and informal. The Jerry Falwell Library Scholarly Communications Department supports and promotes the scholarly communication efforts of Liberty University faculty and students through the following resources:


Scholars Crossing
The Scholars Crossing is an institutional online repository for hosting, preserving and providing access to scholarly work created at Liberty University. We host dissertations and theses, journals, faculty work, and archived events.

Graduate Thesis/Dissertation Submission
Master's and Doctoral degree programs require a thesis or dissertation project to be submitted to the library for review and publication online. Learn more about the submission process on our Submitting Dissertations and Theses page.

Expert Gallery
SelectedWorks is a professional, academic profile for Liberty University faculty to share and promote their professional work. It contains articles, presentations, recordings, images, videos, transcripts, and other faculty works.  Faculity Registration Instructions

Open Educational Resources
Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning materials covered by a Creative Commons license that allows various degrees of freely copying, sharing, distributing and adapting for educational purposes. Visit our OER Guide for more information on using OER in your course or creating your own.

ISSUU is an online publishing platform for magazines, journals, pamphlets, or digital books. The library will publish content created by LU full-time faculty. See our policies page for more information.

Research Week
Research Week is a multidisciplinary annual event sponsored by The Graduate School, the Center for Research and Scholarship, and the Jerry Falwell Library. This event is designed to highlight excellent research and scholarship produced by Liberty University students. Find more information in the Scholars Crossing.

Copyright Information
Scholarly Communications offers assistance in finding copyright information. Visit our Copyright Tutorial site for more information.

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global
This ProQuest database contains theses and dissertations from Liberty University and other institutions for research purposes. Check out our page Discover & Retrieve Dissertations and Theses for more resources.