Journal of the Medical Library Association
The Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA) is the premier journal in health sciences librarianship. JMLA is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal that advances the practice and research knowledgebase of health sciences librarianship.
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For Authors and Reviewers
The JMLA publishes full-length research papers, case studies, research reports, and other articles related to health sciences librarianship. We encourage submissions from all individuals involved in the profession. You can submit an article through our online submission system.
The Role of the Editorial Board
JMLA Editorial Board Members are individuals who make critical contributions to the quality and direction of JMLA by lending their specific expertise, reviewing manuscripts with notable frequency and excellence, assisting with the development of journal policies and practices, and acting as ambassadors of the journal. JMLA Editorial Board Members serve staggered 3-year terms, with new members recruited annually. Individuals who have an established peer-reviewed publication record and experience reviewing others' manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals are preferred.
About 2023 JMLA Print Subscriptions:
The Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA) will only be available in digital formats starting with the 2023 editions. As of the January 2023 JMLA issue, we will be adding additional digital interactive formats on the JMLA website. These will include a compiled set of the issue’s papers in magazine layout available for download, as well as a digital flipbook version.
All 2022 print subscriptions and claims will be fulfilled (issues 1 – 4).
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