Call for manuscripts on «Scientific information»


The international scientific journal «El profesional de la información» (EPI) is planning its July/August 2015 issue (v. 24, n. 4) on

Scientific information

  • Information sources (databases, journals, books, repositories, harvesters, publishing platforms…).
  • Information retrieval systems, search engines… 
  • Dissemination, outreach and scientific collaboration in social networks, reference managers…
  • Product and service evaluation and comparison. Do we have the resources we need? Are the conventional databases worth in a market dominated by the major search engines and publishing platforms? Can harvesters compete with Google? Will someone be able to compete with Google?
  • We are especially interested in theoretical and methodological studies, although we may also accept novel practical experiences.

We publish articles in English or Spanish.

Please follow the rules for authors on:

Please submit your manuscript through our journal management and publishing system (OJS) on RECYT (Spanish Repository of Science and Technology), EPI section:

If you are not registered as an author in EPI-RECYT, please go here to register:

Deadline:  March 10th, 2015

Article evaluation
This journal uses double-blind peer review, with two or more reviewers assigned to each submission. EPI is committed to answer with the results.

«El profesional de la información» (EPI) is indexed by the following databases and evaluation systems:
Academic search, Communication source, Dialnet, Economía y negocios, Business source,Francis, Fuente académica, Hceres (formerly Aeres, France), Inspec, Isoc-Csic, Ista, Lisa,Lista, Pascal, Scopus (SJR 2013 = 0.345), and ISI social SCI (WoS) (JCR: IF 2013 = 0.402).EPI meets the 36 Latindex quality criteria.

Please note
Since January 2015 EPI is being published exclusively online.
EPI is an independent, subscription-fee journal published since 1992 by a small non-profit company in Barcelona, Spain.

In order to cover production costs in January 2014 we began charging authors 200 Euros per published article.


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