International Journal of Library Science

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International Journal of Library Science
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&nbsp; <h2>Publication analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication</h4> <strong>Title:</strong> <em>International Journal of Library Science</em> <strong>ISSN</strong>: 0975-7546[1. <em>International Journal of Library Science, </em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed April 11, 2018, <a href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1523477918686/687098" target="_blank" rel="noopener">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1523477918686/687098</a>] <strong>Website:</strong> <a title="International Journal of Library Science" href="http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=index" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=index</a> <strong>Purpose, objective, or mission:</strong> According to the publication website, the goal of the <em>International Journal of Library Science </em>". . . is to publish refereed, well-written original research articles and studies that describe the latest research and developments in the area of library science and information."[2. <em>"International Journal of Library Science,"</em> CESER Publications, accessed May 13, 2017,  <a title="International Journal of Library Science" href="http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=index" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=index</a>] <strong>Target audience:</strong> LIS professionals, instructors, and students.[3. <em>"International Journal of Library Science,"</em> CESER Publications, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="International Journal of Library Science" href="http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=index" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=index</a>] <strong>Publisher:</strong> CESER Publications.[4. <em>International Journal of Library Science, </em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405611525061/687098" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405611525061/687098</a>] <strong>Peer reviewed?</strong> Yes[5. <em>International Journal of Library Science, </em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405611525061/687098" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405611525061/687098</a>] <strong>Type: </strong>LIS scholarly[6. <em>International Journal of Library Science, </em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405611525061/687098" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405611525061/687098</a>] <strong>Medium:</strong> Online[7. <em>International Journal of Library Science, </em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405611525061/687098" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405611525061/687098</a>] <strong>Content:</strong> According to the publication'€™s website, the journal is broad-based, covering all areas of library science, technology, information, and interdisciplinary research.[8. <em>"International Journal of Library Science,"</em> CESER Publications, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="International Journal of Library Science" href="http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=index" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=index</a>] <strong>Frequency of publication:</strong> Three times a year.[9. <em>International Journal of Library Science, </em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405611525061/687098" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405611525061/687098</a>] <h4>About the publication's submission guidelines</h4> <strong>Location of submission guidelines:</strong> <a title="International Journal of Library Science Submission Guidelines" href="http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=about&amp;op=submissions#authorGuidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=about&amp;op=submissions#authorGuidelines</a> <strong>Types of contributions accepted:</strong> Scholarly research articles covering a wide range of areas including education for librarianship, information policy, information communication technologies, equity of access, sustainability, the Children's Internet Protection Act, censorship, information literacy, decreased funding for established libraries, intellectual property rights, intellectual freedom, the digital divide, open access publishing, the Patriot Act, public lending rights, and current digital technologies.[10. <em>"International Journal of Library Science,"</em> CESER Publications, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="International Journal of Library Science Archives" href="http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=issue&amp;op=archive" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=issue&amp;op=archive</a>] <strong>Submission and review process:</strong> The journal follows a double blinded peer review process.[11. "Editorial Policies," CESER Publications, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="International Journal of Library Science Editorial Policies" href="http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=about&amp;op=editorialPolicies#focusAndScope" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=about&amp;op=editorialPolicies#focusAndScope</a>] Along with a manuscript submission, authors are asked to submit a cover letter including contact information, an abstract of at most 250 words, the full title and running title of the submission, and up to five keywords. Manuscripts should not exceed 6,000 words.[12. "Instructions for Authors," CESER Publications, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="International Journal of Library Science Instructions for Authors" href="http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=about&amp;op=submissions#authorGuidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=about&amp;op=submissions#authorGuidelines</a>] <strong>Editorial tone:</strong> Scholarly[13. <em>International Journal of Library Science, </em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405611525061/687098" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405611525061/687098</a>] <strong>Style guide used:</strong> No editorial style is specified, though examples of the preferred reference style are provided.[14. "Instructions for Authors," CESER Publications, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="International Journal of Library Science Instructions for Authors" href="http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=about&amp;op=submissions#authorGuidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=about&amp;op=submissions#authorGuidelines</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Evaluation of publication's potential for LIS authors</h4> The <em>International Journal of Library Science</em> provides an excellent opportunity for LIS authors desiring publication. The journal publishes in all areas of LIS, as demonstrated by its exhaustive subject list. This is particularly attractive venue for LIS authors wishing to have an international presence. &nbsp; <h2>Audience analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication's readers</h4> <strong>Publication circulation:</strong> No specific circulation information is provided. The journal is available online, and expands its distribution by offering email updates on the release of new issues.[15. "Subscriptions," CESER Publications, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="International Journal of Library Science Submissions" href="http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=about&amp;op=subscriptions" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=about&amp;op=subscriptions</a>] <strong>Audience location and language or cultural considerations:</strong> As an online journal published in English, it may be assumed that the <em>International Journal of Library Science</em> has an international readership.[16. <em>International Journal of Library Science,</em> Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405611525061/687098" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405611525061/687098</a>] <strong>Reader characteristics:</strong> The journal does not provide any details on reader characteristics. The authors are LIS and education instructors, students, and professionals throughout the world, so a similar readership may be assumed. The journal appears to be content neutral and objective.[17. <em>International Journal of Library Science,</em> Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="International Journal of Library Science" href="http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=index" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=index</a>] <strong>Knowledge of LIS subject matter:</strong> The readers will likely be aware of current LIS issues, technologies, and jargon.[18. <em>International Journal of Library Science,</em> Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 13, 2017, <a title="International Journal of Library Science" href="http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=index" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls&amp;page=index</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors</h4> Because the <em>International Journal of Library Science</em> is wholly comprised of scholarly articles, potential authors should maintain a formal tone and approach. Potential LIS authors should also be mindful that this journal truly has international circulation and avoid regional jargon or bias. <strong>Last updated:</strong> May 13, 2017 <hr /> <h4>References</h4>
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