Library Hi Tech News

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&nbsp; <h2>Publication analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication</h4> <strong>Title:</strong> <em>Library Hi Tech News</em> <strong>Website:</strong> <a title="Library Hi Tech News" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn</a> <strong>Purpose, objective, or mission:</strong> Helps readers stay abreast of events, developments and news in the LIS industries. From their Editorial Objectives: "Readers consider LHTN as the source from which to hear what'€™s coming next in terms of technology development for academic and public libraries."[1. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Library High Tech News Information. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Library Hi Tech News" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn</a>] <strong>Target audience:</strong> Library and info science professionals, and anyone with a reason to use LIS services/technologies in their own professional workplace. The primary goal of the publication is to keep readers ahead of LIS technology developments so they'€™re in the know about what they can use to help improve library services ("€œexploit their potential"), with a nod towards improving services for library users with disabilities through the new tech updates and activities. This is all on an international scale.[2. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Library High Tech News Information. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Library Hi Tech News" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn</a>] <strong>Publisher:</strong> Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.[3. ProQuest. (2016). Library Hi Tech News. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Serial Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1412892197249/339661">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1412892197249/339661</a>] <strong>Peer reviewed?</strong> No.[4. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Library High Tech News Information. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Library Hi Tech News" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn</a>] <strong>Type:</strong> LIS Professional and Trade Publications.[5. ProQuest. (2016). Library Hi Tech News. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Serial Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1412892197249/339661">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1412892197249/339661</a>] <strong>Medium:</strong> Online.[6. ProQuest. (2016). Library Hi Tech News. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Serial Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1412892197249/339661">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1412892197249/339661</a>] <strong>Content:</strong> Articles of varying lengths, reporting on LIS conferences, and case studies on how tech is used in the library.[7. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Library High Tech News Information. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Library Hi Tech News" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn</a>] Regular content includes technology profiles from libraries around the world; feature articles; in depth conference reviews &amp; reports; new &amp; noteworthy updates for librarians; and a calendar of relevant upcoming events.[8. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Library High Tech News Information. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Library Hi Tech News" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn</a>] <strong>Frequency of publication:</strong> 9-10 issues per year.[9. ProQuest. (2016). Library Hi Tech News. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Serial Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1412892197249/339661">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1412892197249/339661</a>] <h4>About the publication's submission guidelines</h4> <strong>Location of submission guidelines:</strong> <a title="Library Hi Tech News Submission Guidelines" href="http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lhtn" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lhtn</a> The Author Guidelines page has a very detailed list of requirements for submissions, including an <a title="Article Submission Checklist" href="http://www.emeraldinsight.com/authors/writing/checklist.htm" target="_blank">Article Submission Checklist</a>.[10. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Author Guidelines. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Author Guidelines" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lhtn</a>] <strong>Types of contributions accepted:</strong> From the website, particularly welcome topics include: New web browsers/search engines; virtual reference experiments; library uses of Skype/VOIP; integrated library systems and management; blogging; library mobile applications; social networks; virtual worlds; Twitter applications for libraries; gaming and simulations; digital textbooks; new library learning spaces; tech for library users with disabilities; crowdsourcing and open source software. The list is extensive.[11. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Author Guidelines. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Author Guidelines" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lhtn</a>] <strong>Submission and review process:</strong> Submissions are made through <a title="ScholarOne " href="http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/lht" target="_blank">ScholarOne Manuscripts</a>, an online submission and peer review system. You need to register, create your account, and then will be able to go through the submission process to upload your article. Upload files as a Word document o f 1000-3000 words. <span style="line-height: 1.5;">All submissions are reviewed by the </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Library Hi Tech News</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> editors, who make the final decision on publication.[12. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Author Guidelines. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Author Guidelines" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lhtn</a>] </span> <strong>Editorial tone:</strong> Informal, but informative. Speaks to readers in a knowledgeable, conversational tone that provides great information on new technologies without making the articles dull or so technical that readers are overwhelmed or tune out.[13. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Author Guidelines. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Author Guidelines" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lhtn</a>] <strong>Style guide used:</strong> Harvard style formatting.[14. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Author Guidelines. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Author Guidelines" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lhtn</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Evaluation of publication's potential for LIS authors</h4> <em>Library Hi Tech News</em>'s editorial objectives note that "publishing your article in LHTN can be a '€˜place to start,'€™ analogous to a 'poster session in print'€™, and does not preclude publishing a more fulsome piece in a peer-reviewed journal at a later date."[15. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Library High Tech News Information. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Library Hi Tech News" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn</a>]€ (A peer-reviewed journal to spring to might be <a title="Library Hi Tech" href="http://sliswikis.sjsu.edu/lispublications/wiki/library_hi_tech/" target="_blank"><em>Library Hi Tech</em></a>.) The list of content submissions (see Types of Contributions Accepted, above) is vast and touches on subjects that every LIS student will be familiar with, dealing with, and will most likely have an opinion about. This is an excellent place to start your LIS publishing.[16. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Library High Tech News Information. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Library Hi Tech News" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn</a>] &nbsp; <h2>Audience analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication's readers</h4> <strong>Publication circulation:</strong> Not available. <strong>Audience location and language or cultural considerations:</strong> International in scope, with the primary editors of the publication based out of U.S. colleges and universities.[17. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Editorial Team. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Editorial Team" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/editorial_team.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/editorial_team.htm?id=lhtn</a>] Submissions need to adhere to the Worldwide English language rights, and Emerald provides resources for making sure papers are written in grammatically correct standard English, for authors for whom English is not their first language.[18. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Author Guidelines. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Author Guidelines" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lhtn</a>] <strong>Reader characteristics:</strong> Readers and writers for this publication are LIS professionals and students interested in new and emerging technologies, and new uses for established technologies. The journal is part of the <a title="COPE" href="http://publicationethics.org/" target="_blank">Committee on Publication Ethics  (COPE)</a>, "€œa forum for editors and publishers of peer reviewed journals to discuss publication ethics."€[19. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Library High Tech News Information. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Library Hi Tech News" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn</a>] <strong>Knowledge of LIS subject matter:</strong> Strong, as the publication is aimed at LIS professionals and students with an interest in LIS technologies.[20. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Library High Tech News Information. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Library Hi Tech News" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors <span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span></h4> This is a wonderful publication for LIS new professionals and students, as readers and authors. The authors are seeking submissions covering such a variety of interesting topics, and seem to be open to submissions on anything that is even remotely related to technologies that can be used in libraries and the LIS field. For example, a 2013 issue provided an overview of Pinterest and how it can be used in libraries, as well as iPads, Kindles and tablets, and social media ethical issues for librarians. All issues that most students, not just LIS, can speak to, and particularly relevant for those in LIS programs currently using and evaluating these technologies, personally, professionally, and through LIS studies. There are also more technical issues covered, like open source library management systems, global development for libraries, profiles of LIS professionals, and relevant conference updates. A great place to jump in and write for.[21. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. (2016). Library High Tech News Information. <em>Emerald Group Publishing.</em> Retrieved from <a title="Library Hi Tech News" href="http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn">http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lhtn</a>] <strong>Last updated: </strong>May 16, 2016 <hr /> <h4>References<strong> </strong></h4>
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