Evidence Based Library and Information Practice - New Open Access Peer-Reviewed Journal to Debut in 2006
.: A new journal with the mission to "provide a forum for librarians to discover research which can contribute to best-practice decision making" will appear in the Fall of 2006. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice will be an open access, peer-reviewed journal published by Learning Services, University of Alberta, and will include the editorial and production involvement of two of my trusted colleagues, Denise Koufagiannakis and Pam Ryan. Excerpt from an e-mail recently received:
Published quarterly by Learning Services, University of Alberta, this peer-reviewed, open access journal is targeted at all library and information professionals interested in an evidence based model of practice. By facilitating access to librarianship research via original research articles and evidence summaries of relevant research from the library literature, Evidence Based Library and Information Practice will enableCurrently, the Editorial Board is seeking Editorial Advisors (Peer Reviewers) and Evidence Summaries Team members, as well as a Call for Papers..
librarians to practice their profession in an evidence based manner.