Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries
J Electron Resour Med Libr
ISSN (printed): 1542-4065. ISSN (electronic): 1542-4073.
The Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries is a peer-reviewed professional journal devoted to the access, evaluation, and management of electronic resources in the medical library environment. This journal will be an essential resource for academic medical school libraries, hospital libraries, and other health sciences libraries. The material in the Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries will complement articles published in Medical Reference Services Quarterly (also edited by M. Sandra Wood), which highlights the reference and bibliographic instruction aspects of electronic resources. Topics addressed by this new journal will include: Topics addressed by this new journal will include: collection development and selection of electronic resources, electronic document delivery in medicine and health care, enhancing electronic resource user services, print versus electronic or combination formats, site licensing - what librarians need to know, delegating work that involves electronic/digital acquisitions, cataloging - e-books, e-journals and other electronic formats, the merger of serial and book formats in the electronic library, coping with electronic misinformation, fraudulence, and shams on the Internet, "e-core" lists in medicine, allied health, nursing, pharmaceutical science, mental health, and other health care fields, the library's role in medical informatics, access issues and solutions for electronic journals, the impact of electronic resources and the Internet on user services, electronic reserves, the role of medical libraries with PDAs, archiving issues for electronic formats, cost analyses of digital resources, database/journal publisher relations and medical libraries.
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