Journal of Library and Information Science (JLIS)

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&nbsp; <h2>Publication Analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication</h4> <strong>Title:</strong> <em>Journal of Library and Information Science (JLIS)</em> <strong>Website: </strong><a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a> <strong>Purpose, objective, or mission: </strong>The <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em> aims to serve as a forum for discussion of problems common to librarians and information scientist; to introduce new concepts, systems and technology; to report leading events worldwide; and to promote the development of Chinese library and information services.[1. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <strong>Target audience:</strong> • Chinese and Chinese-American information professionals • Information professionals interested in Chinese library and information services • Those interested in problems common to librarians and information scientists, especially in the areas of new technologies and concepts.[2. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <strong>Publisher:</strong> Graduate Institute of Library &amp; Information Studies, National Taiwan Normal University, Republic of China and the Chinese American Librarians Association, U.S.A.[3. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <strong>Peer reviewed?</strong> Manuscripts undergo a double-blind review, and the editor and associate editor are responsible for the final selection of content.[4. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <strong>Type:</strong> LIS scholarly.[5. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <strong>Medium:</strong> Web-based.[6. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <strong>Content:</strong> The journal contains articles that discuss problems common to librarians and information scientist; introduce new concepts, systems and technology; report leading events worldwide; and promote the development of Chinese library and information services.[7. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <strong>Frequency of publication:</strong> Semiannually in April and October.[8. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <h4>About the publication's submission guidelines</h4> <strong>Location of submission guidelines:</strong> http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index <strong>Types of contributions accepted:</strong> The journal accepts manuscripts of original research and reviews of monographs, books, and reports about library and information science. Manuscripts may not exceed 10,000 words (not including notes, tables, and forms of data) and those in English must be typed in MS Word.[9. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <strong>Submission and review process:</strong> Manuscripts must have a title page including the name of the article, author name, title, affiliation, email address, and postal address. Author information may not appear on the manuscript itself, as <em>JLIS</em> engages in double-blind review of manuscripts. Articles presented at a conference must include the name, place, and date of the conference.[10. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] The body of a manuscript must be preceded by a 100-150-word abstract and 3-8 keywords, and followed by references and bibliographies. Title, keywords, and abstract should be in both English and Chinese. Each illustration or table should be numbered and have a brief caption.[11. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <strong>Editorial tone:</strong> Formal, academic.[12. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <strong>Style guide used:</strong> <em>Manual of the American Psychological Association.</em>[13. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Evaluation of publication's potential for LIS authors</h4> This is an authoritative and credible journal that would be an appropriate publishing avenue for practitioners and student authors. The journal is indexed or abstracted in <em>Index of Chinese Periodicals</em>, <em>Library Literature</em>, <em>PAIS</em>, <em>Information Science Abstracts</em>, <em>Library &amp; Information Science Abstracts</em>.[14. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] &nbsp; <h2>Audience Analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication's readers</h4> <strong>Publication circulation:</strong> Circulation numbers not provided, but the journal is available online.[15. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <strong>Audience location and language or cultural considerations:</strong> The readers are mostly located in the United States and China. Title, keywords, and abstract should be in both English and Chinese.[16. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <strong>Reader characteristics:</strong> Readers will have the same characteristics as most librarians, but there will be a higher emphasis on services, technologies and innovations for Chinese speakers. Readers will expect to find information that is immediately relevant to Chinese communities.[17. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <strong>Knowledge of LIS subject matter:</strong> Readers are familiar with LIS subjects, and may be expected to understand jargon in the field.[18. CALA. (2014). <em>Journal of Library and Information Science</em>. Retrieved from <a href="http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index">http://jlis.glis.ntnu.edu.tw/ojs/index.php/jlis/index</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors</h4> The readers of this journal appear to be information and library science researchers and practitioners. Contributors can expect the readers to be well versed in LIS knowledge and terminology. <strong>Last updated:</strong> September 6, 2015 <hr /> <h4>References</h4>
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