Journal of Hospital Librarianship. Haworth Press, Inc.
AbstractTheJournal of Hospital Librarianship is the only journal dedicated to hospitallibrarianship. It was first published in 200 I and enjoys a measureof successwith a subscriber baseof more than 400 individualsand institutions, particularly in the United States where hospital libraries are commonplace. A hospital library is essentially a library located within a hospital environment and serves medical, nursing and paramedical staff by assisting with patient care in terms of diagnosis, treatment and management. This journal fulfils a vital support function for hospital librarians, who have had little opportunity to addresstheir problems and challenges.The main reason for this is that, their work environments result in them usuallybeing usually"one-person" libraries.
This journal is an open access journal, and the authors (copyright owners) should be properly acknowledged when works are cited. Authors retain publishing rights without any restrictions.
South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science is an Open Access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of Open Access.
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