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&nbsp; <h2>Publication analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication</h4> <strong>Title:</strong> <em>MLA News</em> <strong>ISSN</strong>: 0541-5489[1. <em>MLA News, </em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed March 18, 2018, <a href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1521418292165/72801" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1521418292165/72801</a>] <strong>Website:</strong> <a title="MLA News" href="http://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/</a> <strong>Purpose, objective, or mission:</strong> "<em>MLA News </em>delivers practical tips, the latest resources, and association news..."[2. Medical Library Association. (2016). <em>MLA News</em>. Retrieved from <a title="MLA News" href="https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/</a>] <strong>Target audience:</strong> Members of the Medical Library Association (MLA).[3. Medical Library Association. (2016). <em>MLA News</em>. Retrieved from <a title="MLA News" href="https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/</a>] <strong>Publisher:</strong> Medical Library Association (MLA)[4. SerialsSolutions. (2016). MLA News (Chicago). <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1407426675808/72801" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1407426675808/72801</a>] <strong>Peer reviewed?</strong> No.[5. SerialsSolutions. (2016). MLA News (Chicago). <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1407426675808/72801" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1407426675808/72801</a>] <strong>Type:</strong> LIS professional newsletter.[6. SerialsSolutions. (2016). MLA News (Chicago). <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1407426675808/72801" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1407426675808/72801</a>] <strong>Medium:</strong> Print and online.[7. SerialsSolutions. (2016). MLA News (Chicago). <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1407426675808/72801" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1407426675808/72801</a>] <strong>Content:</strong> Professional notices of importance to the membership, articles of practical matters of interest, letters to the editor, classifieds, etc.[8. Medical Library Association. (2016). <em>MLA News</em>. Retrieved from <a title="MLA News" href="https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/</a>] <strong>Frequency of publication:</strong> Ten times a year.[9. SerialsSolutions. (2016). MLA News (Chicago). <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1407426675808/72801" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1407426675808/72801</a>] <h4>About the publication's submission guidelines</h4> <strong>Location of submission guidelines:</strong> <a title="MLA News Submission Guidelines" href="http://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/newseds.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/newseds.html</a> <strong>Types of contributions accepted:</strong> Any timely newsworthy piece that would be of interest to the membership including letters to the editor and reviews of conferences.[10. Medical Library Association. (2016). <em>Submitting Articles for MLA News</em>. Retrieved from <a title="MLA News Submission Guidelines" href="https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/newseds.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/newseds.html</a>] <strong>Submission and review process:</strong> Articles no more than 700 words, no more than 5 references allowed. All submissions subject to editing and abridgement. Submissions required 6 weeks in advance (see deadline calendar at Submitting an Article).[11. Medical Library Association. (2016). <em>Submitting Articles for MLA News</em>. Retrieved from <a title="MLA News Submission Guidelines" href="https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/newseds.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/newseds.html</a>] <strong>Editorial tone:</strong> Informational.[12. Medical Library Association. (2016). <em>Submitting Articles for MLA News</em>. Retrieved from <a title="MLA News Submission Guidelines" href="https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/newseds.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/newseds.html</a>] <strong>Style guide used:</strong> The publication uses its own MLS Style Manual.[13. Medical Library Association. (2016). <em>MLA Style Manual</em>. Retrieved from <a title="MLA Style Manual" href="https://www.mlanet.org/publications/style/index.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mlanet.org/publications/style/index.html</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Evaluation of publication's potential for LIS authors</h4> Writers with expertise in the medical field and interest in reaching the members of this organization would find this publication a good place to submit work. &nbsp; <h2>Audience analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication's readers</h4> <strong>Publication circulation:</strong> Benefits of membership.[14. Medical Library Association. (2016). <em>MLA News</em>. Retrieved from <a title="MLA News" href="https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/</a>] Exact numbers are not available, but members are located internationally and the publication is subscribed to by universities, training centers, hospitals and government agencies.[15. Medical Library Association. (2016). <em>Advertise with Us</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Advertise with MLA News" href="https://www.mlanet.org/marketing" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mlanet.org/marketing</a>] <strong>Audience location and language or cultural considerations:</strong> Domestic publication with majority of readers in the United States.[16. Medical Library Association. (2016). <em>Advertise with Us</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Advertise with MLA News" href="https://www.mlanet.org/marketing" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mlanet.org/marketing</a>] English language publication[17. SerialsSolutions. (2016). MLA News (Chicago). <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1407426675808/72801" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1407426675808/72801</a>] but articles should remain culturally neutral in consideration of possible international audiences.[18. Medical Library Association. (2016). <em>Advertise with Us</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Advertise with MLA News" href="https://www.mlanet.org/marketing" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mlanet.org/marketing</a>] <strong>Reader characteristics:</strong> This information is not provided by the publisher. It would be safe to assume that readers are interested in the accomplishments of their colleagues, and in advancing themselves through education.[19. Medical Library Association. (2016). <em>MLA News</em>. Retrieved from <a title="MLA News" href="https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/</a>] Readers work in a variety of medical organizations, but share an interest in their association's mission to promote excellence in health sciences librarianship.[20. Medical Library Association. (2016). <em>About</em>. Retrieved from <a title="About MLA" href="https://www.mlanet.org/about" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mlanet.org/about</a>] They will likely have a specific interest in their field, their medical specialty, with less interest in general LIS topics.[21. Medical Library Association. (2016). <em>MLA News</em>. Retrieved from <a title="MLA News" href="https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/</a>] <strong>Knowledge of LIS subject matter:</strong> Most readers will have a familiarity with LIS subject matter but may not have a MLIS degree.[22. Medical Library Association. (2016). <em>MLA News</em>. Retrieved from <a title="MLA News" href="https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.mlanet.org/publications/mlanews/</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors</h4> Authors considering submitting work to this publication will be best served by reviewing the past issues of the publication and remembering that readers are expecting to learn how to better perform and understand their work. While not a peer-review journal, readers are expecting short scholarly articles. <strong>Last updated:</strong> May 14, 2016 <hr /> <h4>References</h4>
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