Library Review

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&nbsp; <h2>Publication analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication</h4> <strong>Title:</strong> <em>Library Review</em> <strong>Website:</strong> <a title="Library Review" href="http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr</a> <strong>Purpose, objective, or mission:</strong> <em>Library Review</em> (<em>LR</em>), is an independent journal for all those concerned with librarianship, information transfer and communication. Per their website they, "aim to provide an international communication link between researchers, educators and library professionals in academic, public, company and other libraries."[1. Emerald Group Publishing. (2014). <em>Library Review</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Library Review" href="http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr</a>] <strong>Target audience:</strong> Academics, library and information science teachers and researchers, all practicing librarians and information professionals, interested library users, and practitioners in related fields.[2. Emerald Group Publishing. (2014). <em>Library Review</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Library Review" href="http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr</a>] <strong>Publisher:</strong> Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.[3. SerialsSolutions. (2014). Library Review. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404246991142/38436" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404246991142/38436</a>] <strong>Peer reviewed?</strong> Yes[4. SerialsSolutions. (2014). Library Review. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404246991142/38436" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404246991142/38436</a>] <strong>Type:</strong> LIS scholarly[5. SerialsSolutions. (2014). Library Review. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404246991142/38436" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404246991142/38436</a>] <strong>Medium:</strong> Print and online.[6. SerialsSolutions. (2014). Library Review. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404246991142/38436" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404246991142/38436</a>] <strong>Content:</strong> Their website states, "<em>Library Review</em> publishes comprehensive papers by internationally acknowledged experts in the field of library and information management, offering technical and scholarly analysis alongside lively, topical discussions of current and future trends. It draws contributions from all over the world to give a genuinely international look at the current scene."[7. Emerald Group Publishing. (2014). <em>Library Review</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Library Review" href="http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr</a>] <strong>Frequency of publication:</strong> Nine times a year.[8. SerialsSolutions. (2014). Library Review. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404246991142/38436" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404246991142/38436</a>] <h4>About the publication's submission guidelines</h4> <strong>Location of submission guidelines:</strong> <a title="Library Review Submission Guidelines" href="http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lr" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lr</a> <strong>Types of contributions accepted:</strong> Submissions should be able to fit in one of the following categories: research paper; viewpoint; technical paper; conceptual paper; case study; literature review; general review. Articles should not have been previously published elsewhere.[9. Emerald Group Publishing. (2014). <em>Library Review Author Guidelines</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Library Review Author Guidelines" href="http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lr&amp;PHPSESSID=4cepipoaa0537mc0pksfcv2e93" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lr&amp;PHPSESSID=4cepipoaa0537mc0pksfcv2e93</a>] Manuscript requirements: In general, articles should be approximately 1,000 to 6,000 in length (including references and appendices) and must include a title of eight words or less and a structured abstract with 4-7 subheadings.[10. Emerald Group Publishing. (2014). <em>Library Review Author Guidelines</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Library Review Author Guidelines" href="http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lr&amp;PHPSESSID=4cepipoaa0537mc0pksfcv2e93" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lr&amp;PHPSESSID=4cepipoaa0537mc0pksfcv2e93</a>] Complete manuscript instructions are provided <a title="Library Review Submission Guidelines" href="http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lr" target="_blank">here</a> including a specific <a title="Library Review Submission Guidelines" href="http://www.emeraldinsight.com/authors/guides/write/abstracts.htm?part=1#2" target="_blank">How to Write an Abstract</a> guide. <strong>Submission and review process:</strong> Submissions to <em>Library Review</em> are made using ScholarOne Manuscripts. Information on registering and using the ScholarOne Manuscripts is located <a title="ScholarOne Manuscripts Submission Guidelines" href="http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/lr" target="_blank">here</a>. Per the <em>Author's Guidelines</em>, "Each paper is reviewed by the editor and, if it is judged suitable for this publication, it is then sent to at least one independent referee for double blind peer review."[11. Emerald Group Publishing. (2014). <em>Library Review Author Guidelines</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Library Review Author Guidelines" href="http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lr&amp;PHPSESSID=4cepipoaa0537mc0pksfcv2e93" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lr&amp;PHPSESSID=4cepipoaa0537mc0pksfcv2e93</a>] <strong>Editorial tone:</strong> Assumes professional industry knowledge of LIS issues.[12. Emerald Group Publishing. (2014). <em>Library Review</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Library Review" href="http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr</a>] <strong>Style guide used:</strong> Harvard style[13. Emerald Group Publishing. (2014). <em>Library Review Author Guidelines</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Library Review Author Guidelines" href="http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lr&amp;PHPSESSID=4cepipoaa0537mc0pksfcv2e93" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=lr&amp;PHPSESSID=4cepipoaa0537mc0pksfcv2e93</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Evaluation of publication's potential for LIS authors</h4> This journal has potential for professional or experienced writers in the LIS field. Publication in this well indexed, scholarly journal would be useful in gaining tenure or increasing visibility in the LIS field. &nbsp; <h2>Audience analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication's readers</h4> <strong>Publication circulation:</strong> <em>Library Review</em> forms part of all of Emerald Publishing's database management packages, so potential views are very high.[14. Emerald Group Publishing. (2014). Journals and databases. <em>For the Librarian</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Emerald Publishing Journals and Databases" href="http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/support/misc/persistenturls.xls" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/support/misc/persistenturls.xls</a>] <strong>Audience location and language or cultural considerations:</strong> United Kingdom,[15. SerialsSolutions. (2014). Library Review. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404246991142/38436" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404246991142/38436</a>] with readers and subscribers worldwide.[16. Emerald Group Publishing. (2014). <em>Library Review</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Library Review" href="http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr</a>] The journal is written in English.[17. SerialsSolutions. (2014). Library Review. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404246991142/38436" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404246991142/38436</a>] Articles often international in scope,[18. Emerald Group Publishing. (2014). <em>Library Review</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Library Review" href="http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr</a>] such as the Knowledge Sharing special issues that included these articles: <em>Capturing Caribbean publications: the beneficial role of the regional ISBN agency</em>, and <em>Knowledge sharing processes in Tunisian small ICT firms</em>.[19. Emerald Group Publishing. (2014). <em>Library Review Volume List</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Library Review Volume List" href="http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=0024-2535" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=0024-2535</a>] <strong>Reader characteristics:</strong> The focus is United Kingdom and European library based, but is informative and of interest to all LIS professionals worldwide as stated. Issues are not geographically focused unless noted. Most readers work as librarians or information professionals.[20. Emerald Group Publishing. (2014). <em>Library Review</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Library Review" href="http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr</a>] As an independent journal it strives to remain unbiased as its editorial advisory board is comprised of worldwide members.[21. Emerald Group Publishing. (2014). <em>Library Review Editorial Team</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Library Review Editorial Team" href="http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/editorial_team.htm?id=lr&amp;PHPSESSID=4cepipoaa0537mc0pksfcv2e93" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/editorial_team.htm?id=lr&amp;PHPSESSID=4cepipoaa0537mc0pksfcv2e93</a>] <strong>Knowledge of LIS subject matter:</strong> Due to the nature of this scholarly publication writers can assume the readers have considerable knowledge of LIS issues and terminology.[22. Emerald Group Publishing. (2014). <em>Library Review</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Library Review" href="http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr" target="_blank">http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=lr</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors</h4> Assuming the journal's target audience also represents their readers, authors interested in writing for the <em>Library Review</em> would need to be well educated in LIS issues, and able to write a well-researched article for an international audience. <strong>Last updated:</strong> October 31, 2014 <hr /> <h4>References</h4>
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