EBLIP is a peer reviewed, open access journal published quarterly by the University of Alberta Learning Services, using the OJS Software. The purpose of the journal is to provide a forum for librarians and other information professionals to discover research that may contribute to decision making in professional practice. EBLIP publishes original research and commentary on the topic of evidence based library and information practice, as well as reviews of previously published research (evidence summaries) on a wide number of topics.
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Peer Review Process
All research articles, feature articles, review articles, classics, and evidence summary submissions are reviewed by two peer reviewers using a double blind reviewing process. This includes submissions from the editors or from reviewers. Care is taken to ensure that submissions are reviewed by members of the team with knowledge of the subject area but who do not have a conflict of interest (see Review Guidelines).
Evidence Based Library and Information Practice began its quarterly publication schedule in March 2006. Issues are released on the 15th of March, June, September, and December.
There are no article processing charges for publishing in Evidence Based Library and Information Practice.
EBLIP is indexed by Library Literature & Information Science Full Text; Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA); Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA); SCOPUS; Emerging Sources Citation Index, and The Informed Librarian Online. Individual articles are searchable in the Directory of Open Access Journals.
Evidence Based Library and Information Practice - ISSN 1715-720X.
Journal Archiving and Digital Preservation
EBLIP participates in the CLOCKSS Archive. The CLOCKSS system has permission to ingest, preserve, and serve this Archival Unit.
Past Editors-in-Chief: 2006-2008 Lindsay Glynn, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada 2009-2011 Denise Koufogiannakis, Unviersity Alberta, Canada 2011-2014 Alison Brettle, University of Salford, United Kingdom
EBLIP is a peer reviewed, open access journal published quarterly by the University of Alberta Learning Services. EBLIP publishes original research and commentary on the topic of evidence based library and information practice, as well as reviews of previously published research (evidence summaries) on a wide number of topics.