Friday, October 19, 2007

Student Scholarship in the Open Access Age: the First Year of Library Student Journal

At the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Boston, Massachussetts, Eli Guinnee and Amy Buckland presented on the first year of Library Student Journal - their presentation is available for download from

Highlights: in its first year, the peer-reviewed student journal LIS, using the free, open source, Open Journals Systems software published 40 papers, from many countries, and featured an international editorial board as well. Discusses ongoing issues, such as a naturally high turnover rate, as well as reasons and benefits of library involvement in hosting journals journals using OJS.

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