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E-LIS: the open archive for library and information science

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dc.contributor.author Morrison, Heather
dc.contributor.author Subirats Coll, Imma
dc.contributor.author Medeiros, Norm
dc.contributor.author De Robbio, Antonella
dc.date.accessioned 2008-06-25
dc.date.available 2008-06-25
dc.date.issued 2007-07
dc.identifier.citation Charleston Advisor, 9 (1), 56-61. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/941
dc.description.abstract E-LIS is an open access archive for library and information science. With over 5,800 documents as of June 2007 (over 5,000 in February 2007 when the archive was investigated in-depth), E-LIS is the world’s largest archive for LIS. Over half the documents in ELIS are peer-reviewed. E-LIS is particularly strong in English and Spanish language documents, but supports over 22 languages. With this multilingual support and a global team of volunteer editors, E-LIS has significant diversity in content, an advantage over traditional, english-based LIS resources. Not surprising, this tool designed by and for librarians features robust and user friendly search options. Lack of phrase searching, and pointing to a cross-archiving searching tool no longer supported when much better options are available, are identified as areas for improvement. en
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dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher Charleston Advisor en
dc.subject Open access archives en
dc.subject Library science en
dc.subject E-LIS en
dc.subject Online articles en
dc.subject Information science en
dc.title E-LIS: the open archive for library and information science en
dc.type text en
dc.type.text article en
dc.description.affiliation Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS), School of en
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer-Reviewed en

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