Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries (JERML)

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Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries (JERML)
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&nbsp; <h2>Publication analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication</h4> <strong>Title:</strong> <em>Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries (JERML) </em> <strong>Website:</strong> <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/werm20/current">http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/werm20/current</a> <strong>Purpose, objective, or mission:</strong> From the publication website: "The <i>Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries</i> is a peer-reviewed professional journal devoted to the access, evaluation, and management of electronic resources in the medical library environment."[1. "Aims and Scope," Taylor and Francis Group, accessed March 24, 2017, <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=werm20">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=werm20</a>] <strong>Target audience:</strong> Users of libraries in medical schools, hospitals, and other health sciences libraries[2. "Aims and Scope," Taylor and Francis Group, accessed March 24, 2017, <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=werm20">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=werm20</a>] <strong>Publisher:</strong> Routledge/Taylor &amp; Francis[3. <em>Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries</em>, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 15, 2017, <a title="Global Serials Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1427545368851/452894">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1427545368851/452894</a>] <strong>Peer reviewed?</strong> Yes[4. <em>Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries</em>, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 15, 2017, <a title="Global Serials Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1427545368851/452894">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1427545368851/452894</a>] <strong>Type:</strong> LIS and medical sciences, scholarly[5. <em>Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries</em>, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 15, 2017, <a title="Global Serials Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1427545368851/452894">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1427545368851/452894</a>] <strong>Medium:</strong> Print and online[6. <em>Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries</em>, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 15, 2017, <a title="Global Serials Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1427545368851/452894">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1427545368851/452894</a>] <strong>Content:</strong> "The material in the <i>Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries</i> will complement articles published in <i>Medical Reference Services Quarterly</i>, which highlights the reference and bibliographic instruction aspects of electronic resources."[7. "Aims and Scope," Taylor and Francis Group, accessed March 24, 2017, <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=werm20">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=werm20</a>] <strong>Frequency of publication:</strong> Quarterly[8. <em>Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries</em>, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 15, 2017, <a title="Global Serials Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1427545368851/452894">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1427545368851/452894</a>] <h4>About the publication's submission guidelines</h4> <strong>Location of submission guidelines:</strong> <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions</a> <strong>Types of contributions accepted:</strong> The journal seeks articles with "practical, up-to-date information about important developments and issues related to the provision, selection, and use of electronic resources in health sciences libraries."[9. "Instructions for Authors," Taylor and Francis Group, accessed March 24, 2017, <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions</a>] "Topics may include, but are not limited to: <ul> <li>Collection development and selection of electronic resources</li> <li>Electronic document delivery in medicine and health care</li> <li>Enhancing electronic resource user services</li> <li>Print versus electronic or combination formats</li> <li>Site licensing-what librarians need to know</li> <li>Delegating work that involves electronic/digital acquisitions</li> <li>Cataloging-e-books, e-journals, and other electronic formats</li> <li>The merger of serial and book formats in the electronic library</li> <li>Coping with electronic misinformation, fraudulence, and shams on the Internet</li> <li>"E-core" lists in medicine, allied health, nursing, pharmaceutical science, mental health, and other health care fields</li> <li>The role of medical libraries with Electronic Health Records</li> <li>Cost analyses of digital resources"[10. "Aims and Scope," Taylor and Francis Group, accessed March 24, 2017, <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=werm20">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=werm20</a>]</li> </ul> <strong>Submission and review process:</strong> Submissions are uploaded using the ScholarOne Manuscripts site located at <a href="http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jerml">http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jerml</a>."[11. "Instructions for Authors," Taylor and Francis Group, accessed March 24, 2017, <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions</a>] Any other requests should be directed to Justin Robertson, editor-in-chief, at <a href="mailto:justincrobertson@gmail.com">justincrobertson@gmail.com</a>.[12. "Instructions for Authors," Taylor and Francis Group, accessed March 24, 2017, <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions</a>] Detailed submission instructions are included at the submission guidelines link provided above. <strong>Editorial tone:</strong> Scholarly[13. "Instructions for Authors," Taylor and Francis Group, accessed March 24, 2017, <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions</a>] <strong>Style guide used:</strong> <em>The Chicago Manual of Style,</em> 16th edition[14. "Instructions for Authors," Taylor and Francis Group, accessed March 24, 2017, <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Evaluation of publication's potential for LIS authors</h4> As this is a journal "aimed at the practicing librarian,"[15. "Instructions for Authors," Taylor and Francis Group, accessed March 24, 2017, <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions</a>] and is described as a "source for practical, up-to-date information,"[16. "Instructions for Authors," Taylor and Francis Group, accessed March 24, 2017, <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=werm20&amp;page=instructions</a>] any librarian with knowledge of current issues and developments in electronic resources in the broader LIS field would be a welcome contributor to <em>JERML</em>. &nbsp; <h2>Audience analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication's readers</h4> <strong>Publication circulation:</strong> Circulation information is not available. <strong>Audience location and language or cultural considerations:</strong> <em>JERML</em> is published in English in the United States.[17. <em>Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries</em>, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 15, 2017, <a title="Global Serials Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1427545368851/452894">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1427545368851/452894</a>] <strong>Reader characteristics:</strong> Readers are likely well-educated and work in "academic medical school libraries, hospital libraries, and other health sciences libraries."[18. Taylor &amp; Francis. (2015). Aims &amp; Scope. <em>Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Aims &amp; Scope" href="http://www.tandfonline.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=werm20#.VRahFeEYFZI">http://www.tandfonline.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=werm20#.VRahFeEYFZI</a>] Readers expect well-researched, academic articles[19. ProQuest. (2015). Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Global Serials Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1427545368851/452894">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1427545368851/452894</a>] that provide practical knowledge that will inform the service they provide. <strong>Knowledge of LIS subject matter:</strong> Readers will be well-versed in LIS subject matter, specializing in the medical LIS field, with a special interest in electronic resources.[20. "Aims and Scope," Taylor and Francis Group, accessed March 24, 2017, <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=werm20">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=werm20</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors</h4> As the readership for this journal is specialized, potential contributors should tailor their articles to an academic, knowledgeable audience. Readers will be looking for rigorously researched papers that provide new information on access, evaluation and management of electronic sources.[21. "Aims and Scope," Taylor and Francis Group, accessed March 24, 2017, <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=werm20">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=werm20</a>] This is a go-to journal for medical librarians to obtain up-to-date information about electronic resource management for their libraries. The potential LIS authors to reach a extensive and engaged audience it great. <strong>Last updated:</strong> May 15, 2017 <hr /> <h4>References</h4>
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