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JLSC Call for Applications: Reviews Editors and Editors-in-Chief (Deadline Extended)

JLSC Call for Applications: Reviews Editors and Editors-in-Chief (Deadline Extended)

Posted by Frances Chang Andreu on 2024-04-24

The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication currently has openings in two editorial tracks: Reviews Editor - deadline extended to May 19, 2024 Editors-in-Chief (2 openings) - deadline extended to May 19, 2024 Please note that the positions have the same deadline but different email addresses for sending your application.  Reviews Editor JSLC seeks a Reviews [...]

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Call for Proposals for JLSC Special Issue: Open Access: Diverse Experiences and Expectations (Deadline Extended)

Call for Proposals for JLSC Special Issue: Open Access: Diverse Experiences and Expectations (Deadline Extended)

Posted by Frances Chang Andreu on 2024-03-15

Update 4/2/24 The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (JLSC) has extended the call for proposals for a special issue on 'Open Access: Diverse Experiences and Expectations' to Wednesday, April 10th. This extension also includes those interested in peer reviewing for the special issue. Further details on the call for proposals and how to submit are below:  In 2014, [...]

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JLSC Adopts Artificial Intelligence Generated Content Policy

JLSC Adopts Artificial Intelligence Generated Content Policy

Posted by Frances Chang Andreu on 2024-02-13

The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication has adopted an Artificial Intelligence Generated Content (AIGC) Policy. This policy covers the use of AIGC whether by authors, editors, or peer reviewers. Use of automation is not included in this policy and is permitted by JLSC.The full policy can be found here: https://iastatedigitalpress.com/jlsc/site/editorial-policies/#aigc

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JLSC Posts 2022/23 Fiscal Report

JLSC Posts 2022/23 Fiscal Report

Posted by Frances Chang Andreu on 2023-12-20

The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (JLSC) has posted its fiscal report for 2022/23. JLSC had income of $16,795 from the Lyrasis Open Access Community Investment Program. This was the first of five years of funding from this program. JLSC expenditures were $11,633. The cost per article was $465.32 and the cost per page was $28.24. As a result, JLSC had a [...]

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JLSC Call for contributors: Brief Reviews of Books and Products

JLSC Call for contributors: Brief Reviews of Books and Products

Posted by Frances Chang Andreu on 2023-10-30

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. Guidelines to assist [...]

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JLSC joins the Open Access Community Investment Program

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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JLSC submissions open!

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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ISU Digital Press selected as publisher for Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication

ISU Digital Press selected as publisher for Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication

Posted by Harrison W. Inefuku on 2021-05-08

The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (JLSC) and Iowa State University Digital Press are delighted to announce that JLSC has selected the ISU Digital Press as its new publisher.  JLSC is a continuously published peer-reviewed open access journal with no article processing charges for authors. JLSC publishes original articles, reviews, and case studies that analyze or [...]

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