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Publication spotlight: Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy

The Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy is a recent and timely journal established in 2016 that provides both scholarly research and other forms of commentary on intellectual freedom and privacy matters. It is the official journal of the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual Freedom and is a broader continuation of their former Newsletter of Intellectual […]

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Publication spotlight: School Library Journal

School Library Journal (SLJ) is an LIS professional publication that highlights topics immediately relevant to information professionals who serve children and teens. SLJ includes many useful book reviews as well as articles on common-interest topics like diversity. The publication features a casual yet informative tone that should appeal to anyone interested in LIS issues as […]

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Publication spotlight: Medium

“More than 30 million people use Medium each month. They come here in search of something worth reading. Something substantial. And you can give it to them.” This enticing quote is from an article on FreeCodeCamp.org, one of the many resources on the internet about how to write successfully (i.e., go viral) on Medium. Publishing […]

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Publication spotlight: School of Information Student Research Journal

School of Information Student Research Journal is the student-run scholarly journal of San Jose State University. This publication covers all types of libraries, and it features articles by both students and professors. It has a formal, scholarly tone which should appeal to anyone interested in original LIS research. From 2010 to 2017, the journal was known […]

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Publication spotlight: Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly is a civilian publication that highlights new books on the market and news from the publishing world. A combination of reviews and interviews, Publishers Weekly is an essential magazine for any LIS professional in charge of collection management and development. Publishers Weekly has been a staple of the publishing world since 1872, providing […]

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