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Call for applications: JLSC Production Editor
Posted by Colleen Cressman on 2022-04-18

How to ApplyTo apply for the Production Editor position, please provide (1) a current résumé and (2) a brief cover letter or statement addressing the responsibilities and criteria for selection outlined below to editors@jlsc-pub.org by May 16, 2022. Applications will be reviewed by the Editors-in-Chief and Managing Editor. The preferred start date is July 11, 2022.Please contact [...]

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Call for contributors: Brief Reviews of Books and Products
Posted by Colleen Cressman on 2021-11-05

Would you be interested in helping your community learn about current, important books and products? We are seeking librarians and other scholarly communications professionals to write brief (500-1000 word) reviews of books or products that are relevant to the community. A list of the available items for review is posted online, or you may suggest another resource.If you have a work you’d like to [...]

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JLSC joins the Open Access Community Investment Program
Posted by Colleen Cressman on 2021-09-21

The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication is now part of the Lyrasis Open Access Community Investment Program (OACIP). OACIP is a community-driven framework that enables multiple stakeholders (including funders, institutions, libraries, authors, and editors) to efficiently and strategically evaluate, and collectively fund, open access content initiatives.JLSC aims to raise $18,000 [...]

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Call for applications: Editorial Board Members
Posted by Colleen Cressman on 2021-08-11

The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication is accepting applications for new Editorial Board members [multiple openings]. To apply, please send a statement addressing the outlined responsibilities and selection criteria, as well as a current CV, to Emma Molls at <emolls@umn.edu> by Monday, September 27, 2021. Applications will be reviewed by the Editors and Editorial Board of [...]

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JLSC submissions open!
Posted by Colleen Cressman on 2021-07-12

We are excited to announce that JLSC is accepting submissions, following our transition to our new publisher, Iowa State University Digital Press and our migration to Janeway. Thank you to all of our authors, reviewers, and readers for your patience as we continue this transition. You are all part of the future of JLSC!

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About this Journal

The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (JLSC) is an online-only, peer-reviewed, open-access journal with no article processing charges for authors. JLSC publishes original articles, reviews, and case studies that analyze or describe the strategies, partnerships, and impact of library-led digital projects, online publishing, and scholarly communication initiatives. JLSC is published on a rolling basis, with a general issue for each year and occasional special issues.