The Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries (JERML) is a new, peer-reviewed professional journal devoted to the access, evaluation, and management of electronic resources in the medical library environment. […] Examples of the topics that are relevant to this journal, all as related to medical libraries, include:
. Collection development and selection of electronic resources . Print versus electronic formats . Medical informatics . Access issues with electronic journals . Impact of electronic resources and the Internet on user services . Electronic reserves . Role of medical libraries with PDAs . Archiving issues with electronic formats . Cost analysis of digital resources . Database/journal publisher relations and medical libraries . Evaluation of electronic resources
Examples of „in press“ articles:
. HighWire Press and Its Journey to Become the World's Largest Full-Text STM Online Journal Collection . The Electronic Resources Librarian in the Health Sciences Library: An Emerging Role . Access Marries Archive: BioMed Central/PubMed Central; An Open Access Partnership . Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs): Barriers but Opportunities . It Keeps Getting Better: SKOLAR MD . Open Access Publishing: Implications for Libraries . Creating a Web-Accessible Combined Print and Electronic Journal Listing . Medical Students Find Power in Their Palm: PDAs in a Clinical Rotation
Deadlines: Article ideas for v. 3, issue 1, 2006, are currently being accepted. If an idea is accepted, papers will be due June 15, 2005. Interested authors should contact the co-editors with a topic and/or abstract to determine suitability for publication in JERML: Elizabeth Connor, co-editor firstname.lastname@example.org or M. Sandra Wood, co-editor email@example.com.
Elizabeth Connor, MLS, AHIP – Daniel Library – The Citadel – Charleston, SC firstname.lastname@example.org [via MLAICS-L]