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Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Profile of E-LIS

Heather Morrison and three co-authors, E-LIS: The Open Archive for Library and Information Science, Charleston Advisor, July 2007.   Excerpt:

E-LIS is a service for authors, journals, and conference organizers. All documents in E-LIS are fully Open Access, reflecting the purpose of the E-LIS archive, to advance the Open Access philosophy by making available papers in LIS (library and information science) and related fields....

In summary, E-LIS is the largest of the Open Access archives for library and information science, and growing rapidly. All documents are Open Access, and more than half are peer reviewed. In addition to size, a key strength of E-LIS is its broad, global base and multilingual support....