Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology

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&nbsp; <h2>Publication analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication</h4> <strong>Title</strong>: <em>Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology</em> <strong>ISSN</strong>: 1550-8366[1. <em>Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, </em>American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&amp;T), accessed March 22, 2018, <a href="http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/</a>] <strong>Website</strong>: <a title="Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology" href="http://www.asis.org/bulletin.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://www.asis.org/bulletin.html</a> <strong>Purpose, objective, or mission</strong>: Since 1937, the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&amp;T) has been the society for information professionals leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information. Their bulletin is a "news magazine packed with developments and issues affecting the field, pragmatic management reports, opinion, and news of people and events in the information science community."[2. Association for Information Science &amp; Technology (ASIS&amp;T). (2016). Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology. <em>ASIS&amp;T.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Bulletin" href="http://www.asis.org/bulletin.html">http://www.asis.org/bulletin.html</a>] <strong>Target audience</strong>: ASIS&amp;T members and interested information science practitioners, including students.[3. Association for Information Science &amp; Technology (ASIS&amp;T). (2016). Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology. <em>ASIS&amp;T.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Bulletin" href="http://www.asis.org/bulletin.html">http://www.asis.org/bulletin.html</a>] <strong>Publisher</strong>: American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&amp;T)[4. ProQuest. (2016). American Society for Information Science and Technology Bulletin (Online). <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Global Serials Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1410734898546/62059">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1410734898546/62059</a>] <strong>Peer reviewed</strong>? No.[5. Association for Information Science &amp; Technology (ASIS&amp;T). (2016). Bulletin for the Association for Information Science and Technology: Purpose and Scope. <em>ASIS&amp;T.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Purpose and Scope" href="http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/purpose_scope.html">http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/purpose_scope.html</a>] <strong>Type</strong>: LIS professional news.[6. Association for Information Science &amp; Technology (ASIS&amp;T). (2016). Bulletin for the Association for Information Science and Technology: Purpose and Scope. <em>ASIS&amp;T.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Purpose and Scope" href="http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/purpose_scope.html">http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/purpose_scope.html</a>] <strong>Medium</strong>: Online.[7. ProQuest. (2016). American Society for Information Science and Technology Bulletin (Online). <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Global Serials Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1410734898546/62059">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1410734898546/62059</a>] <strong>Content</strong>: Opinion pieces and quality, brief, timely articles on association activities and topics such as information technology applications, information policy, user behavior, information description or other information science topics.[8. Association for Information Science &amp; Technology (ASIS&amp;T). (2016). Bulletin for the Association for Information Science and Technology: Purpose and Scope. <em>ASIS&amp;T.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Purpose and Scope" href="http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/purpose_scope.html">http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/purpose_scope.html</a>] <strong>Frequency of publication</strong>: Bimonthly.[9. ProQuest. (2016). American Society for Information Science and Technology Bulletin (Online). <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Global Serials Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1410734898546/62059">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1410734898546/62059</a>] <h4>About the publication's submission guidelines</h4> <strong>Location of submission guidelines</strong>: <a title="Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Submission Guidelines" href="http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/submit.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/submit.html</a> <strong>Types of contributions accepted</strong>: Short articles (2,000 - 5,000 words) with no footnotes or formulas included. Subject matter includes information architecture, user behavior, information policy, and information technology applications. You do not have to be an ASIS&amp;T member to submit articles for consideration.[10. Association for Information Science &amp; Technology (ASIS&amp;T). (2016). Bulletin for the Association for Information Science and Technology: How to Submit Materials, Suggestions, and Ideas. <em>ASIS&amp;T.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Submission Guidelines" href="http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/submit.html">http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/submit.html</a>] <strong>Submission and review process</strong>: Suggestions should be emailed to the editor at bulletin@asis.org. There is no review process, so all decisions about publication are at the discretion of the editor. Editor promises quick response and additional guidelines (beyond those posted on the website) if requested.[11. Association for Information Science &amp; Technology (ASIS&amp;T). (2016). Bulletin for the Association for Information Science and Technology: How to Submit Materials, Suggestions, and Ideas. <em>ASIS&amp;T.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Submission Guidelines" href="http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/submit.html">http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/submit.html</a>] <strong>Editorial tone</strong>: Informative. The newsletter is ASIS&amp;T's primary means of maintaining regular contact with members regarding activates and updates, and is written with information practitioners in mind. The tone is informational but reader friendly.[12. Association for Information Science &amp; Technology (ASIS&amp;T). (2016). Bulletin for the Association for Information Science and Technology: Index. <em>ASIS&amp;T. </em>Retrieved from <a title="Index" href="http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/index.html">http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/index.html</a>] <strong>Style guide used</strong>: None indicated. Detailed article instructions are available from the editor upon request.[13. Association for Information Science &amp; Technology (ASIS&amp;T). (2016). Bulletin for the Association for Information Science and Technology: How to Submit Materials, Suggestions, and Ideas. <em>ASIS&amp;T.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Submission Guidelines" href="http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/submit.html">http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/submit.html</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Evaluation of publication's potential for LIS authors</h4> This bulletin has great potential for librarians interested in information architecture and technology. The bulletin also has a frequent student column which is a great indication that library science students could submit work.[14. Association for Information Science &amp; Technology (ASIS&amp;T). (2016). Bulletin for the Association for Information Science and Technology: Index. <em>ASIS&amp;T. </em>Retrieved from <a title="Index" href="http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/index.html">http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/index.html</a>] &nbsp; <h2>Audience analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication's readers</h4> <strong>Publication circulation</strong>: 4,000 members (publication membership benefit).[15. Association for Information Science &amp; Technology (ASIS&amp;T). (2016). About ASIS&amp;T. <em>ASIS&amp;T. </em>Retrieved from <a title="About ASIS&amp;T" href="http://www.asis.org/about.html">http://www.asis.org/about.html</a>] <strong>Audience location and language or cultural considerations</strong>: North American association and members likely residents of North America. ASIS&amp;T is based in Silver Spring, Maryland.[16. Association for Information Science &amp; Technology (ASIS&amp;T). (2016). About ASIS&amp;T. <em>ASIS&amp;T. </em>Retrieved from <a title="About ASIS&amp;T" href="http://www.asis.org/about.html">http://www.asis.org/about.html</a>] English language publication.[17. ProQuest. (2016). American Society for Information Science and Technology Bulletin (Online). <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Global Serials Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1410734898546/62059">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1410734898546/62059</a>] <strong>Reader characteristics</strong>: The members, the audience, is comprised of "information specialists from such fields as computer science, linguistics, management, librarianship, engineering, law, medicine, chemistry, and education."[18. Association for Information Science &amp; Technology (ASIS&amp;T). (2016). About ASIS&amp;T. <em>ASIS&amp;T. </em>Retrieved from <a title="About ASIS&amp;T" href="http://www.asis.org/about.html">http://www.asis.org/about.html</a>]  It is safe to assume a shared interest in improving their work and supporting their colleagues. An emphasis on the efforts of the association's mission and developing a solid network of information professionals.[19. Association for Information Science &amp; Technology (ASIS&amp;T). (2016). Mission and Vision. <em>ASIS&amp;T. </em>Retrieved from <a title="Mission and Vision" href="http://www.asis.org/missionvision.html">http://www.asis.org/missionvision.html</a>] <strong>Knowledge of LIS subject matter</strong>: Many will have considerable knowledge of LIS issues and terminology; however due to the diversity of workplaces writers cannot assume the audience consists of just librarians or that they can refer to LIS subject matter casually. <h4>Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors</h4> Readers will expect articles published here to be meaningful to them, and to add to their knowledge of their organization or their work. Practical experience and informed opinions will be needed by authors interesting in submitting an article. <strong>Last updated</strong>: May 14, 2016 <hr /> <strong>References </strong>
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