Taylor & Francis

Medical Reference Services Quarterly

(ISSN 1540-9597)

Aims and scope

This highly acclaimed, peer-reviewed journal is an essential working tool for health sciences and hospital librarians. For those professionals who provide reference and public services to health sciences personnel in clinical, educational, or research settings, Medical Reference Services Quarterly covers topics of current interest and practical value in the areas of reference and information literacy services in medicine and related specialties, the biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing, and allied health.

This exciting and comprehensive resource regularly publishes brief practice-oriented articles relating to health science reference services, with an emphasis on user education, database searching, and electronic information. Columns feature Online Updates, Hospital Information Services, Book Reviews, Emerging Technologies, Trends, and Informatics Education. The journal extensively examines the areas of information management education and resources, technology applications to libraries, and end-user searching. Research articles and case studies in which practical application is analyzed and clearly presented are also included.

Medical Reference Services Quarterly has explored topics related to health sciences librarianship such as:

• Use of the Internet for providing medical information

• Utilization of biomedical databases

• Innovations in medical reference services

• Continuing education of health sciences librarians

• Clinical medical librarianship

• Hospital librarianship

• Marketing library services

• Staffing and administration in health sciences libraries

• User education

• Legal aspects of medical reference

• Use of technology for providing reference services

• Document delivery

• Consumer health education and information resources

• Collection management of electronic and print resources

• Evidence-based medical librarianship

• Use of social media in health sciences librarianship

• Diversity, equity, inclusion, and access.

Peer Review Policy

All manuscripts submitted to Medical Reference Services Quarterly are peer reviewed using a rigorous, double-blind process; reviewers are assigned based on subject expertise. The Editor accepts or rejects manuscripts based on the recommendation of two peer reviewers.

Publication office: Taylor & Francis, Inc., 530 Walnut Street, Suite 850, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

Authors can choose to publish gold open access in this journal.

Read the Instructions for Authors for information on how to submit your article.


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Dyscypliny naukowe:

  • inżynieria biomedyczna
  • biologia medyczna
  • nauki medyczne
  • nauki o zdrowiu
  • nauki o komunikacji społecznej i mediach
  • biotechnologia