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The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (JLSC) is an online-only, peer-reviewed, open-access journal with no article processing charges for authors. JLSC publishes original articles, reviews, and case studies that analyze or describe the strategies, partnerships, and impact of library-led digital projects, online publishing, and scholarly communication initiatives. JLSC is published on a rolling basis, with a general issue for each year and occasional special issues.

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Call for applications: JLSC Reviews Co-Editor -- Deadline extended!
Posted by Colleen Cressman on 2022-09-26

The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (JLSC) seeks a Reviews Co-Editor to continue and expand a program of reviewing scholarship, platforms and tools, and programs and courses whose subject matter is directly connected to the publication scope of JLSC. The Reviews Co-Editor will serve a volunteer, four-year term (2022-2026), staggered with the other Co-Editor, Christie Hurrell, [...]

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Call for contributors: Brief Reviews of Books and Products
Posted by Colleen Cressman on 2021-11-04

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.If you have a work you’d like to [...]

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JLSC joins the Open Access Community Investment Program
Posted by Colleen Cressman on 2021-09-20

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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