New Review of Academic Librarianship

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New Review of Academic Librarianship
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&nbsp; <h2>Publication analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication</h4> <strong>Title:</strong> <em>The New Review of Academic Librarianship</em> (This journal replaced and continued <em>The British Journal of Academic Librarianship</em>.)[1. SerialsSolutions. (2014). The New Review of Academic Librarianship. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Solutions</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1402489312655/168264" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1402489312655/168264</a>] <strong>Website:</strong> <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship" href="http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t713687299~db=all" target="_blank">http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t713687299~db=all</a> <strong>Purpose, objective, or mission: </strong>The<em> New Review of Academic Librarianship</em> is a journal which publishes information pertinent to providing library and information services in academic library settings.[2. Taylor &amp; Francis Online. (2013). Aims &amp; scope. <em>New Review of Academic Librarianship</em>. Retrieved from <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship Aims &amp; Scope" href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hJKyjcBOg" target="_blank">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hJKyjcBOg</a>] <strong>Target audience:</strong> Librarians and other information professionals working in or with college and university libraries.[3. Taylor &amp; Francis Online. (2013). Aims &amp; scope. <em>New Review of Academic Librarianship</em>. Retrieved from <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship Aims &amp; Scope" href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hJKyjcBOg" target="_blank">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hJKyjcBOg</a>] While published in Great Britain[4. SerialsSolutions. (2014). The New Review of Academic Librarianship. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Solutions</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1402489312655/168264" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1402489312655/168264</a>], the <em>New Review</em> is intended for an international audience. <strong>Publisher:</strong> Taylor &amp; Francis[5. SerialsSolutions. (2014). The New Review of Academic Librarianship. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Solutions</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1402489312655/168264" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1402489312655/168264</a>] <strong>Peer reviewed?</strong> Yes, submissions undergo editorial screening and anonymous peer-review.[6. SerialsSolutions. (2014). The New Review of Academic Librarianship. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Solutions</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1402489312655/168264" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1402489312655/168264</a>] <strong>Type:</strong> LIS scholarly[7. SerialsSolutions. (2014). The New Review of Academic Librarianship. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Solutions</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1402489312655/168264" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1402489312655/168264</a>]: although the journal emphasizes content that addresses the current concerns of practicing librarians, the articles are primarily research based, rather than experiential or anecdotal.[8. Taylor &amp; Francis Online. (2013). Instructions for authors. <em>New Review of Academic Librarianship</em>. Retrieved from <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship Instructions to Authors" href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg" target="_blank">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg</a>] This publication is geared towards academic libraries.[9. Taylor &amp; Francis Online. (2013). Aims &amp; scope. <em>New Review of Academic Librarianship</em>. Retrieved from <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship Aims &amp; Scope" href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hJKyjcBOg" target="_blank">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hJKyjcBOg</a>] <strong>Medium:</strong> Available in both print and electronic versions.[10. SerialsSolutions. (2014). The New Review of Academic Librarianship. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Solutions</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1402489312655/168264" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1402489312655/168264</a>] <strong>Content:</strong> The array of topics suggested on their website is indeed comprehensive, ranging from traditional library issues (e.g., collection management, information literacy) to administrative concerns (financial or human resources management, marketing) to strategic matters (developments in building design, or international policy trends). Not surprisingly, technology issues are prominent in the published texts. While some do include a brief editorial, most issues consist exclusively of full-length articles.[11. Taylor &amp; Francis Online. (2013). Instructions for authors. <em>New Review of Academic Librarianship</em>. Retrieved from <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship Instructions to Authors" href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg" target="_blank">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg</a>] <strong>Frequency of publication:</strong> Three times per year. [12. SerialsSolutions. (2014). The New Review of Academic Librarianship. <em>Ulrichsweb Global Serials Solutions</em>. Retrieved from <a title="Ulrich's Periodicals Directory" href="http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1402489312655/168264" target="_blank">http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1402489312655/168264</a>] <h4>About the publication's submission guidelines</h4> <strong>Location of submission guidelines:</strong> <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship Submission Guidelines" href="http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=t713687299~tab=submit~mode=paper_submission_instructions" target="_blank">http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=t713687299~tab=submit~mode=paper_submission_instructions</a> <strong>Types of contributions accepted:</strong> Per their website, "Particular interests at present are: institutional repositories and the place of the library; new developments in library space planning and utilization; electronic content procurement, management and use; the future role of the librarian; new areas of collaboration and resource sharing; cross-sectoral initiatives."[13. Taylor &amp; Francis Online. (2013). Instructions for authors. <em>New Review of Academic Librarianship</em>. Retrieved from <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship Instructions to Authors" href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg" target="_blank">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg</a>] Papers should not have been published previously, or submitted elsewhere simultaneously.[14. Taylor &amp; Francis Online. (2013). Instructions for authors. <em>New Review of Academic Librarianship</em>. Retrieved from <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship Instructions to Authors" href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg" target="_blank">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg</a>] <strong>Submission and review process:</strong> Authors are encouraged to register with ScholarOne Manuscripts and use this service to submit their work. Per the website, "An abstract of no more than 100 words outlining the scope of the paper and its main results or conclusions should precede the main text. The text should be typed with double-spacing, one inch margins, and be no longer than 7,000 words (excluding references), with numbered pages."[15. Taylor &amp; Francis Online. (2013). Instructions for authors. <em>New Review of Academic Librarianship</em>. Retrieved from <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship Instructions to Authors" href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg" target="_blank">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg</a>] <strong>Editorial tone:</strong> The tone of the writing in the <em>New Review</em> is less formal than one would perhaps expect in a scholarly journal. Since the journal is intended for an international readership, authors are instructed to adopt "a straightforward writing style...avoiding over-long or complex sentence structures."[16. Taylor &amp; Francis Online. (2013). Instructions for authors. <em>New Review of Academic Librarianship</em>. Retrieved from <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship Instructions to Authors" href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg" target="_blank">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg</a>] <strong>Style guide used:</strong> MLA with additional specific Taylor &amp; Francis guidelines.[17. Taylor &amp; Francis Online. (2013). Instructions for authors. <em>New Review of Academic Librarianship</em>. Retrieved from <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship Instructions to Authors" href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg" target="_blank">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Evaluation of publication's potential for LIS authors</h4> The <em>New Review of Academic Librarianship</em> is one of the more prestigious LIS journals in Great Britain. An article published in this publication would serve well in advancing ones tenure application. However, it is probably not the title in which to start ones publishing career; submissions are limited to full-length articles, and most of the works that are published are based on extensive research. &nbsp; <h2>Audience analysis</h2> <hr /> <h4>About the publication's readers</h4> <strong>Publication circulation:</strong> The Taylor &amp; Francis website contained no information on the journal'€™s circulation. <strong>Audience location and language or cultural considerations:</strong> Although published in the United Kingdom, The <em>New Review</em> is intended for an international readership, including both English-speaking and non-English speaking countries, especially in Europe. The journal is published in English; however, given its intended international audience, the publishers stress the importance of using a straightforward writing style. Furthermore, when writing for an international audience, authors must be careful not to assume that their readers will recognize the same imagery or cultural references that a North American audience would. Also, writers should avoid excessive "Americanisms" in their use of English, as that would cause their article to appear out-of-place among other writings that use British diction.[18. Taylor &amp; Francis Online. (2013). Instructions for authors. <em>New Review of Academic Librarianship</em>. Retrieved from <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship Instructions to Authors" href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg" target="_blank">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg</a>] <strong>Reader characteristics:</strong> The readers targeted are most likely librarians and information specialists associated with colleges and universities. While the specific practices at institutions of higher education may differ in the various nations where the journal is read, it is still probable that the librarians are highly educated individuals providing educational and research support for faculty and students.[19. Taylor &amp; Francis Online. (2013). Aims &amp; scope. <em>New Review of Academic Librarianship</em>. Retrieved from <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship Aims &amp; Scope" href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hJKyjcBOg" target="_blank">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hJKyjcBOg</a>] <strong>Knowledge of LIS subject matter:</strong> Again, it would be safe to assume that the readers of this journal are well versed in LIS issues, However, an author should remember that the readers are specifically academic librarians, and will not necessarily be familiar with the details or practices of other types of librarianship.[20. Taylor &amp; Francis Online. (2013). Aims &amp; scope. <em>New Review of Academic Librarianship</em>. Retrieved from <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship Aims &amp; Scope" href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hJKyjcBOg" target="_blank">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hJKyjcBOg</a>] Furthermore, an author writing for the <em>New Review </em>should also consider that the experiences of academic librarians in other countries might differ significantly from those in the United States.[21. Taylor &amp; Francis Online. (2013). Instructions for authors. <em>New Review of Academic Librarianship</em>. Retrieved from <a title="New Review of Academic Librarianship Instructions to Authors" href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg" target="_blank">http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?page=instructions&amp;journalCode=racl20#.U5hH-SjcBOg</a>] <h4>Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors</h4> Given that the readers of the <em>New Review</em> are spread among the academic systems of several countries, it is important that any author writing for this publication should become familiar with the variations in the work of librarians in different countries. While it would be unreasonable to expect a writer to fully understand every nuance of every nation'€™s system, it is important that they be able to look beyond the practices of North America, and that they be able to present their research in a way that allows readers to integrate it with their environments. <strong>Last updated:</strong> October 31, 2014 <hr /> <h4>References</h4>
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