Friday, June 15, 2012

Call for Peer Reviewers: Evidence Based Library and Information Practice

Call for Peer Reviewers: Evidence Based Library and Information Practice

Editorial Advisors (Peer Reviewers)

Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP)* is looking to add approximately ten *Editorial Advisors (peer reviewers) *to our team. We are especially interested in expressions of interest from those working in public, special, school, or non-library settings, and from those with demonstrated knowledge of research methods.*  * Specific responsibilities of editorial advisors include:

- Providing in-depth peer review of original research articles, evidence summaries, classic evidence summaries or review articles. The total number of peer review requests will vary depending upon content submitted to the journal, but you would likely be asked to review 2-4 submissions per year.
- Contributing to the overall success of the journal by providing unbiased, fair, and timely reviews of submissions that are assigned.  
- Serving a two year term.
- Communicating with the Editorial Board about areas where the journal could improve.
- Promoting *EBLIP* as an avenue of publication to colleagues.

Interested persons should send a statement of interest, indicating areas of strength they would bring to the role, as well as a brief resume to Alison Brettle, Editor-in-Chief at ** by July 11, 2012.

 **Please note that *Evidence Based Library and Information Practice* is a non-profit, open access journal and all positions are voluntary and unpaid. The positions are an excellent opportunity for continuing professional development and gaining experience in reviewing or critically appraising library related research.

**Only those applicants who are selected or shortlisted will be contacted by the Editors.

 About the journal: Published quarterly by the University of Alberta, this peer-reviewed, open
access journal is targeted at all library and information professionals interested in an evidence based model of practice.  By facilitating access to librarianship research via original research articles and evidence summaries of relevant research from the library literature, *Evidence Based Library and Information Practice* will enable librarians to practice their profession in an evidence based manner.

Please visit the *Evidence Based Library and Information Practice* website  ( for further information about the journal.

Thank you,
Alison Brettle