Call for Applications: Evidence Based Library and Information Practice

The *Evidence Based Library and Information Practice* Journal would like to
announce opportunity to fulfill a role within the EBLIP Journal as an
Evidence Summary Writer. *Evidence Based Library and Information Practice* (
*EBLIP*) is a non-profit, open access journal and all positions are
voluntary and unpaid.

Evidence Summaries Writers

*EBLIP* seeks to add five writers to the Evidence Summaries Team. Evidence
Summaries provide critical appraisal syntheses for specific research
articles. These research synopses provide readers with information
regarding the original research article’s validity and reliability, thus
providing information on the presence or absence of evidence with which to
make informed decisions. Evidence Summaries Team members are required to
write two evidence summaries per year, with a two year commitment to the
journal. Evidence Summaries cover all areas of library and information
studies and we encourage applications from information professionals in
areas such as school, public, and special libraries, as well as academic

Interested persons should send a statement of interest, indicating areas of
strength they would bring to the role, as well as a brief resumé to Heather
Pretty (Associate Editor, Evidence Summaries) at by January
15, 2016. Applicants who are shortlisted* will be asked to submit a sample
evidence summary.

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 library and information
studies research via original research articles and evidence summaries of
relevant research from the library literature, *Evidence Based Library and
Information Practice* enables information professionals 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.

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