Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services

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Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services
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&nbsp; <h2>Publication analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication</h4> <strong>Title:</strong> <em>Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services</em> <strong>Website:</strong> <a title="Libri" href="http://www.librijournal.org" target="_blank">http://www.librijournal.org</a> <strong>Purpose, objective, or mission:</strong> "The aim of <em>Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services</em>, is to publish original articles on all aspects of libraries and information services, and keeping the traditional high standard of academic writing and publishing. <em>Libri</em> has the following specific objectives: <ul> <li>To examine the functions of libraries and information services, from both a historical as well as a current perspective</li> <li>To analyze the role of information in cultural, organizational, national and international developments</li> <li>To report on current trends in librarianship and information work to follow the transformation of libraries and information services resulting from the introduction of the new information technologies and working methods</li> <li>To improve the image and status of library and information profession</li> <li>To disseminate the results of original research in librarianship and information science"[1. K.G. Saur Verlag. (2014). <em>Libri: Aim &amp; Scope</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Libri Aim &amp; Scope" href="http://www.librijournal.org/aim.html" target="_blank">http://www.librijournal.org/aim.html</a>]</li> </ul> <strong>Target audience:</strong> Librarians and information scientists.[2. K.G. Saur Verlag. (2014). <em>Libri: Instructions for Authors</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Libri Author Instructions" href="http://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html" target="_blank">http://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html</a>] <strong>Publisher:</strong> Walter de Gruyter GmbH &amp; Co. KG.[3. SerialsSolutions. (2014). Libri: international journal of libraries and information services. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1403877622204/18470" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1403877622204/18470</a>] <strong>Peer reviewed?</strong> Yes.[4. SerialsSolutions. (2014). Libri: international journal of libraries and information services. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1403877622204/18470" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1403877622204/18470</a>] <strong>Type:</strong> LIS scholarly.[5. SerialsSolutions. (2014). Libri: international journal of libraries and information services. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1403877622204/18470" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1403877622204/18470</a>] <strong>Medium:</strong> Print and online.[6. SerialsSolutions. (2014). Libri: international journal of libraries and information services. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1403877622204/18470" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1403877622204/18470</a>] <strong>Content:</strong> Full-length scholarly articles.[7. K.G. Saur Verlag. (2014). <em>Libri: Instructions for Authors</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Libri Author Instructions" href="http://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html" target="_blank">http://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html</a>] <strong>Frequency of publication:</strong> Quarterly.[8. SerialsSolutions. (2014). Libri: international journal of libraries and information services. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1403877622204/18470" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1403877622204/18470</a>] <h4>About the publication's submission guidelines</h4> <strong>Location of submission guidelines:</strong> <a title="Libri Submission Guidelines" href="http://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html" target="_blank">http://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html</a> <strong>Types of contributions accepted:</strong> "<em>Libri</em> is well known for its peer-reviewed articles on the library and information programmes of different countries, particularly in the developing world. But the aim of <em>Libri</em> is to publish original articles on ALL aspects of libraries and information services, wherever they occur."[9. K.G. Saur Verlag. (2014). <em>Libri: Instructions for Authors</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Libri Author Instructions" href="http://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html" target="_blank">http://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html</a>] <strong>Submission and review process:</strong> Papers should be around 5,000-7,000 words in length and are submitted through the publications electronic editorial management system where authors are able to monitor its progress. "Papers must include a brief, informative abstract (c.200-300 words) providing a summary of the aims, methodology, contents, and conclusions of the paper. It may be the only part of the paper that some people see, and must summarize the complete content. Note that <em>Libri</em> does not assess potential papers for publication on the basis of the abstract alone. The full paper must be submitted for review."[10. K.G. Saur Verlag. (2014). <em>Libri: Instructions for Authors</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Libri Author Instructions" href="http://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html" target="_blank">http://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html</a>] <strong>Editorial tone:</strong> Scholarly.[11. K.G. Saur Verlag. (2014). <em>Libri: Instructions for Authors</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Libri Author Instructions" href="http://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html" target="_blank">http://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html</a>] <strong>Style guide used:</strong> <em>Chicago Manual of Style</em>.[12. K.G. Saur Verlag. (2014). <em>Libri: Instructions for Authors</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Libri Author Instructions" href="http://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html" target="_blank">http://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Evaluation of publication's potential for LIS authors</h4> Due to the broad range of topics considered for publication, this journal appears to be a good opportunity for writers desiring to publish work in a peer-reviewed venue. &nbsp; <h2>Audience analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication's readers</h4> <strong>Publication circulation:</strong> Information not provided. <strong>Audience location and language or cultural considerations:</strong> The publication in produced in Germany in English for an international audience.[13. SerialsSolutions. (2014). Libri: international journal of libraries and information services. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1403877622204/18470" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1403877622204/18470</a>] <strong>Reader characteristics:</strong> If majority of readers are librarians, than they would share an interest in LIS topics and the promotion of academic exploration of their work. Readers likely have a common respect and interest in the work of their colleagues and in the promotion of LIS issues.[14. K.G. Saur Verlag. (2014). <em>Libri: Aim &amp; Scope</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Libri Aim &amp; Scope" href="http://www.librijournal.org/aim.html" target="_blank">http://www.librijournal.org/aim.html</a>] <strong>Knowledge of LIS subject matter:</strong> Due to the nature of the journal it is likely the audience has a high level of understanding of LIS subject matter.[15. K.G. Saur Verlag. (2014). <em>Libri: Aim &amp; Scope</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Libri Aim &amp; Scope" href="http://www.librijournal.org/aim.html" target="_blank">http://www.librijournal.org/aim.html</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors</h4> Readers are well educated and interested in learning and strengthening their understanding of issues facing information professionals. Writers are best served by reading issues of the publication to determine if their work will serve the audience. <strong>Last updated:</strong> October 31, 2014 <hr /> <h4>References</h4>
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