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Information Discovery and Delivery

 

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About the publication

Title: Information Discovery and Delivery, formerly Interlending and Document Supply

Website: http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=idd

Purpose, objective, or mission: This journal “covers information discovery and access for digital information researchers.”1

Target audience: Information Discovery and Delivery is read by “educators, knowledge professionals in education and cultural organizations, knowledge managers in media, health care, and government, as well as librarians.”2

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing3

Peer reviewed? Yes4

Type: LIS scholarly5

Medium: Print and online6

Content: This journal investigates the transport, flow, tracking, exchange, and sharing of information within and between libraries. It also covers digital information capture, packaging, and storage by repositories of all kinds.7

Frequency of publication: Quarterly8

About the publication’s submission guidelines

Location of submission guidelines: http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=idd

Types of contributions accepted: Research articles, opinion pieces, product and service reviews, theoretical works, case studies, literature reviews, and descriptive or instructional papers9

Articles should be in Microsoft Word format and between 4,000 and 6,000 words in length, including references and appendices.10

Submission and review process: Submissions are made through ScholarOne Manuscripts, an online submission and peer review system. Individuals submitting manuscripts are invited to register, create an account, and go through a submission process to upload an article.11 Emerald Publishing offers and editing service for non-native English-speaking authors.12 Authors should also consult the Article Submission Checklist  to ensure that  submissions are complete.13 According to the author guidelines, “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.”14 Submissions are welcome at any time, though authors may wish to consult the schedule of submission deadlines for upcoming issues of the journal.15

Editorial tone: Though the guidelines for submission do not discuss tone, the writing is in an academic style and often technical.

Style guide used: A comprehensive list of guidelines is provided in the Author Guidelines section.16 References should be written in Harvard style.17

Conclusion: Evaluation of publication’s potential for LIS authors

For LIS practitioners who are responsible the discovery and transmission of digital information, this journal offers an excellent opportunity to share knowledge. As Information Discovery and Delivery emphasizes the sharing of information within and between repositories the world over,18 there is a strong international component to the content of this publication. Authors published in this journal will also have an excellent opportunity to draw attention to practices unique to their geographical area in this specialized field.

 

Audience analysis


About the publication’s readers

Publication circulation: Circulation statistics are not available.

Audience location and language or cultural considerations: Information Discovery and Delivery is written in English.19 Given that the editorial advisory board represents countries as diverse as the United Kingdom, France, Turkey, Denmark, Lebanon, Australia, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, and the United States, an international readership may be assumed.20

Reader characteristics: As this journal’s focus is in the specific field of information retrieval and transmission, readers will share an interest in this topic. 21 Representing countries worldwide, articles in this journal will be read by a global audience.

Knowledge of LIS subject matter: Readers will be very knowledgeable about LIS subjects as this publication is aimed at senior librarians. 22 They will also have specific knowledge about document lending and supply, and will be comfortable with terminology from this field of library and information science.

Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors

Information Discovery and Delivery is read by a knowledgeable, diverse, and academic audience. Subscribers will expect thorough and professional research on digital information issues in libraries. Being international in scope, readers will be open to cultural differences in approaching this topic, and will welcome innovative ideas.

Last updated: May 13, 2017


References

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  1. “Aims and Scope,” Emerald Group Publishing, accessed May 13, 2017, http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=idd
  2. “Aims and Scope,” Emerald Group Publishing, accessed May 13, 2017, http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=idd
  3. Interlending and Document Supply (former title), Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 13, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1436290161532/339098
  4. Interlending and Document Supply (former title), Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 13, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1436290161532/339098
  5. Interlending and Document Supply (former title), Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 13, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1436290161532/339098
  6. “Purchase Information,” Emerald Group Publishing, accessed May 13, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1436290161532/339098
  7. “Aims and Scope,” Emerald Group Publishing, accessed May 13, 2017, http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=idd
  8. Interlending and Document Supply (former title), Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 13, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1436290161532/339098
  9. “Author Guidelines,” Emerald Group Publishing, accessed May 13, 2017,  http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=idd
  10. “Author Guidelines,” Emerald Group Publishing, accessed May 13, 2017,  http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=idd
  11. “Author Guidelines,” Emerald Group Publishing, accessed May 13, 2017,  http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=idd
  12. “Author Guidelines,” Emerald Group Publishing, accessed May 13, 2017,  http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=idd
  13. “Author Guidelines,” Emerald Group Publishing, accessed May 13, 2017,  http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=idd
  14. “Author Guidelines,” Emerald Group Publishing, accessed May 13, 2017,  http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=idd
  15. “Author Guidelines,” Emerald Group Publishing, accessed May 13, 2017,  http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=idd
  16. “Author Guidelines,” Emerald Group Publishing, accessed May 13, 2017,  http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=idd
  17. “Author Guidelines,” Emerald Group Publishing, accessed May 13, 2017,  http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=idd
  18. “Aims and Scope,” Emerald Group Publishing, accessed May 13, 2017, http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=idd
  19. Interlending and Document Supply (former title), Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 13, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1436290161532/339098
  20. “Editorial Team,” Emerald Group Publishing,  accessed May 13, 2017 http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/editorial_team.htm?id=idd
  21. Emerald Group Publishing, Ltd. (2015). Journal Information. Interlending and Document Supply. Retrieved from http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/editorial_team.htm?id=ilds
  22. “Aims and Scope,” Emerald Group Publishing, accessed May 13, 2017, http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=idd
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Collection Building

 

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About the publication

Title: Collection Building

Website: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/loi/cb

Purpose, objective, or mission: Per the publication website, “Collection Building provides well-researched and authoritative information on the rapidly-changing conceptions of what collection development is in libraries, archives, museums and galleries.”1

Target audience: LIS academics and professionals2

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited3

Peer reviewed? Yes4

Type: LIS scholarly5

Medium: Print and online6

Content: Topics of study include but are not limited to the collection and management of files, data, and artifacts in academic, special, and public libraries; the assessment of those collections; development of and public engagement with collections; and the appropriate use of space in libraries.7

Frequency of publication: Quarterly.8

About the publication’s submission guidelines

Location of submission guidelines: http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=cb

Types of contributions accepted: The journal publishes research papers, opinion pieces, technical product reviews, conceptual papers, case studies, literature reviews, and general reviews of a more instructional nature. Most articles are between 1,000 and 3,000 words in length.9

Submission and review process: Submissions are made through ScholarOne Manuscripts, an online submission and peer review system.10 To help authors ensure their submissions are complete, Emerald Publishing offers an Article Submission Checklist.11 Once a submission is deemed suitable for publication by the editor, it is “sent to at least one independent referee for double blind peer review. Conference reports and columns are not subject to a formal review procedure.”12

Editorial tone: Articles are written in a highly professional and academic style. The journal publishes articles that are “well-researched and authoritative.”13

Style guide used: A comprehensive house style guide is provided on the journal website. References should be written in Harvard style.14

Conclusion: Evaluation of publication’s potential for LIS authors

Collection Building is a peer-reviewed, authoritative research journal.15 As the journal covers practical and academic issues, it is a suitable venue for both LIS professionals’ views on current trends in the field and library school students’ research in collection development. The Book Review section of each issue offers an alternative to the research article for publication.

Collection Building is indexed in Academic Search Alumni Edition, Academic Search Complete, Academic Search Premier, Current Abstracts, Current Awareness Abstracts, Education Full Text, Emerald Management Reviews, Information Management & Technology Abstracts, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, INSPEC, Library & Information Science Abstracts, Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts, Library Literature and Information Science, Library Literature and Information Science Full Text, OmniFile Full Text Mega, OmniFile Full Text Select, The Informed Librarian, Scopus, zetoc.16

 

Audience analysis


About the publication’s readers

Publication circulation: No circulation information is available.

Audience location and language or cultural considerations: Language of text is English.17 This is a primarily North American publication, with the majority of the Editorial Team based in the United States.18

Reader characteristics: Readers of this journal are information professionals and academics who share an interest in collection development and management. Many of the readers are collection managers with purchasing responsibilities.19

Knowledge of LIS subject matter: Readers are library and information science academics, students, and professionals who study or work in access services, interlibrary loan, special collections, and collection services. They all have a knowledge of LIS subjects and jargon. This audience is looking for specialized information about collection development, and will expect technical language.20

Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors

Readers will have a high level of knowledge of LIS issues and a practical need of collection assessment tools and advice. The prospective author should remember the specialized needs of the audience and the expectation of well-researched, high-quality writing.

Last updated: March 24, 2017


References

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  1. “Journal Information” Emerald Publishing, accessed March 24, 2017, http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=cb
  2. “Journal Information” Emerald Publishing, accessed March 24, 2017, http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=cb
  3. Collection Building, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed March 24, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1435175863881/84311
  4. Collection Building, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed March 24, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1435175863881/84311
  5. Collection Building, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed March 24, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1435175863881/84311
  6. “Features of an Emerald Subscription” Emerald Publishing, accessed March 24, 2017, http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/subs/index.htm
  7. “Journal Information” Emerald Publishing, accessed March 24, 2017, http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=cb
  8. Collection Building, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed March 24, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1435175863881/84311
  9. “Author Guidelines,” Emerald Publishing, accessed March 24, 2017, http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=cb
  10. “Author Guidelines,” Emerald Publishing, accessed March 24, 2017, http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=cb
  11.  “Article Submission Checklist,” Emerald Publishing, accessed March 24, 2017 http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=cb
  12. “Author Guidelines,” Emerald Publishing, accessed March 24, 2017, http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=cb
  13. “Journal Information” Emerald Publishing, accessed March 24, 2017, http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=cb
  14. “Author Guidelines,” Emerald Publishing, accessed March 24, 2017,  http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=cb
  15. Collection Building, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed March 24, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1435175863881/84311
  16. “Collection Building/Journal Information” Emerald Publishing, accessed March 24, 2017, http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=cb
  17.  Collection Building, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed March 24, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1435175863881/84311
  18. “Editorial Team,” http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/editorial_team.htm?id=cb
  19. “Journal Information” Emerald Publishing, accessed March 24, 2017, http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=cb
  20. “Journal Information” Emerald Publishing, accessed March 24, 2017, http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=cb
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Technical Services Quarterly

 

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About the publication

Title: Technical Services Quarterly

Website: http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/wtsq20

Purpose, objective, or mission: According to the website, Technical Services Quarterly is “dedicated to providing a forum for the presentation of current developments and future trends concerning the technical operations of libraries and information centers.”1 Its purpose is to keep on top of developments and research and “practical implementation of systems and applications of traditional and non-traditional technical services and the public operations they influence and sustain.”2

Target audience: LIS professionals, particularly those who are in technical operations of libraries and information centers. Given the technical and industry-specific nature and language of the articles, it is doubtful that readers outside of LIS would be interested. The journal features articles about “technical services, automation, networking, document delivery, information technology, library instruction and information literacy, reference and bibliography, case studies,cost analysis, staffing, space, organizational behavior and leadership, and collection development and management”3 are written by highly regarded professionals who are on the cutting edge of these subjects.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc. 325 Chestnut Street, Suite 800, Philadelphia, PA 19106.4

Peer reviewed? Yes.5 This publication requires submitted manuscripts to undergo editorial screening and anonymous peer review.6

Type: LIS Scholarly7

Medium: Print and online.8

Content: From the Aims & Scope page: “The journal accepts original research, theoretical, and implementation articles pertaining to technical services, automation, networking, document delivery, information technology, library instruction and information literacy, reference and bibliography, case studies, cost analysis, staffing, space, organizational behavior and leadership, and collection development and management.”9 Every issue has four regular columns: Technical Services Report, Tech Services on the Web, Reviews and Trending Tech Services.10

Frequency of publication: Quarterly11

About the publication’s submission guidelines

Location of submission guidelines: http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=wtsq20&page=instructions#.UY6vSD3nYms

Types of contributions accepted: Original, unpublished manuscripts are accepted for consideration. According to the website, Technical Services Quarterly features articles on “technical services, automation, networking, document delivery, information technology, library instruction and information literacy, reference and bibliography, case studies, cost analysis, staffing, space, organizational behavior and leadership, and collection development and management.”12

Submission and review process: Refer to submission guidelines listed under Aims and Scope for specific requirements. The preferred method of submission is electronically via email to the Editor-in-Chief, with a message specifying that it is being submitted for consideration for Technical Services Quarterly. Manuscripts must be in Microsoft Word format and include an abstract of less than 100 words and a list of keywords.13

Editorial tone: This is a scholarly journal dealing with technical aspects of LIS geared towards the professional technical operations of a library. As such, articles are technical and scholarly in tone written in American English. LIS specific terms are used with the underlying assumption that the reader is familiar with such.14 Past articles featured titles such as “Developing Tools to Calculate Space Availability, Establish Collection Distribution, and Determine Growth Rates: A Case Study” and “Using Microsoft Access 2007’s ‘Lending Library’ Template to Create a Circulation Module for Microform Materials”.15 While the language and tone are technical and scholarly, it must also be interesting and readable.16

Style guide used: Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association – 6th edition.17

Conclusion: Evaluation of publication’s potential for LIS authors

Technical Services Quarterly is geared towards LIS professionals, especially those whose interests lie within the technical operations of libraries. For authors and researchers whose manuscripts are geared towards current and future trends in collection methods, technical services, OCLC, metadata, document delivery among other subjects, this journal is ideal for submission. The submission guidelines are detailed but not overwhelmingly so. Previous articles have addressed concerns specific to law librarians and map librarians as well as cataloging for children’s books so there is a wide variety of librarian roles represented.

 

Audience analysis


About the publication’s readers

Publication circulation: No specific information given.

Audience location and language or cultural considerations: This is a print and online journal published in the United States. Although it does have appeal for international librarians due to its technical nature, Technical Services Quarterly is geared towards American libraries and uses American English.18 All the listed editors and board members are American.19

Reader characteristics: This journal is geared toward LIS professionals in the technical field who are interested in the latest trends.20

Knowledge of LIS subject matter: Readers are most likely to be LIS professionals and given the technical nature of this journal, will be highly knowledgeable of LIS terminology and practice.21

Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors

Readers of Technical Services Quarterly are LIS professionals who are highly interested in the latest technical information available. Writers for this publication should gear their articles towards this type of reader. According to the website, cutting edge technology is what their readers look for from the journal. Writers who follow trends and understand technical concepts would be the best bet for this journal.

Last updated: October 28, 2014


References

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  3. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Instructions for Authors. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=wtsq20&page=instructions#.U6te5rGdROg
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  6. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Aims & Scope. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&journalCode=wtsq20#.U6w13rGdROg
  7. SerialsSolutions. (2014). Technical Services Quarterly. Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory. Retrieved from http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1403794434674/135278
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  13. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Instructions for Authors. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=wtsq20&page=instructions#.U6te5rGdROg
  14. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Instructions for Authors. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=wtsq20&page=instructions#.U6te5rGdROg
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  16. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Instructions for Authors. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=wtsq20&page=instructions#.U6te5rGdROg
  17. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Instructions for Authors. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=wtsq20&page=instructions#.U6te5rGdROg
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Cataloging & Classification Quarterly

 

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About the publication

TitleCataloging & Classification Quarterly

Website: http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&journalCode=wccq20#.U9J1DbFiND4

Purpose, objective, or missionCataloging & Classification Quarterly is an international journal providing information and discussion on the subject of bibliographic organization. It addresses the theory and practice of cataloging and classification from a historic as well as a contemporary approach. “In a rapidly changing field, it seeks out and fosters new developments in the transition to new forms of bibliographic control and encourages the innovative and the nontraditional.”1

Target audience: Library and information science professionals, specifically catalogers looking for information about current issues or librarians researching the management and use of bibliographic records or the principles of descriptive cataloging.2

Publisher: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group3

Peer reviewed? Yes4

Type: LIS scholarly5; however, because of its mixed content it also has characteristics of Because of its mixed content, however, it could also be classified as a hybrid scholarly journal and professional news magazine. CCQ is a peer-reviewed journal and its contributors are researchers and experts within the cataloging and classification field which, according to Taylor & Francis website, CCQ emphasizes both “full-length research and review articles” along with “descriptions of new programs and technology relevant to cataloging and classification.”6 Most articles are research oriented, with extensive bibliographies.

Medium: Print and online. The online version will continue to be published eight times per year.7

Content: Per their website, CCQ features articles that consider “…the full spectrum of creation, content, management, and use and usability of both bibliographic records and catalogs. This includes the principles, functions, and techniques of descriptive cataloging; the wide range of methods of subject analysis and classification; provision of access for all formats of materials; and policies, planning, and issues connected to the effective use of bibliographic records in modern society.”8 Besides introducing innovations in bibliographic control, the journal also discusses theoretical backgrounds and analysis of bibliographic organization. Most volumes include both general articles and guest-edited articles that focus on specialized topics.9

Frequency of publication: The printed version is published twice annually. The online version has eight issues per year.10

About the publication’s submission guidelines

Location of submission guidelines: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/journal.asp?issn=0163-9374&linktype=44. This publication uses Scholar One Manuscripts for peer review. A guide to using this system is found at http://journalauthors.tandf.co.uk/pdfs/SubmitGuide_S1M_1.pdf

Types of contributions acceptedCataloging & Classification Quarterly accepts research articles and cataloging news articles of 10 to 35 pages, double spaced, as well as book reviews.11

Submission and review process: Per the publication website, CCQ “…receives all manuscript submissions electronically via their ScholarOne Manuscripts website.”12

Editorial tone: There are no stated guidelines for the tone of articles. Upon examination of several articles in an issue, it’s clear that the journal chooses formal, research-oriented features.13

Style guide used: The Chicago Manual of Style, latest edition.14

Conclusion: Evaluation of publication’s potential for LIS authors

Cataloging & Classification Quarterly is a highly specialized publication that provides relevant news, information, and analyses of and about recent trends in cataloging and classification as well as historical perspectives of experts in the field. This journal is a very useful resource for LIS professionals who deal with bibliographic organization and technical services in their institutions. Persons who are experts in the field, archivists, or other librarians, as well as students interested in writing classification-oriented research papers may submit their work for publication. Articles involving information organization or collection management are only a small part of the breadth of literature that may be written about cataloging and classification. Other topics include “cataloging and preservation, cataloging for digital resources, cataloging for special collections and archives, classification and subject access, descriptive cataloging, education and training for cataloging and classification, the internationalization of cataloging, management of cataloging and related functions, maps and other cartographic and spatial materials, online retrieval, use and usability issues related to the catalog, use of catalog data by systems outside the OPAC.”15

This journal is abstracted in Cabells Education Technology and Library Science, CSA, EBSCOhost Online Research Databases, ERIC Education Resources Information Center, H.W. Wilson Indexes, IndexCopernicus, Informed Librarian, INSPEC, JournalSeek, Periodicals Index OnlineProQuest, SCOPUS, SwetsWise All Titles.16

 

Audience analysis


About the publication’s readers

Publication circulation: According to the editor-in-chief, Sandra K. Roe, 590 subscriptions were sold in 2008. “Of these, 350 were from institutions in the United States, 180 were from non-U.S. institutions, 55 were personal subscriptions in the U.S., and 5 were personal subscriptions outside the U.S.”17

Audience location and language or cultural considerationsCataloging & Classification Quarterly may be purchased online from Taylor & Francis and is available worldwide.18 This is an English publication and its primary readers reside in the United States. However, as evidenced by the diversity of its editorial board members based in different parts of the world, articles in the journal must also accessible to a international audience.19

Reader characteristics: No individual characteristics of the journal’s readers were available. Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory, however, describes its audience as, “academic; special adult.”20 Naturally, because Cataloging & Classification Quarterly is a highly specialized journal, its readers have similar interests in LIS topics and issues, particularly in bibliographic organization. The majority of subscribers are likely cataloging professionals and technical services librarians.21 As LIS professionals, subscribers of this journal likely support the development of cataloging and classification and have interests in other LIS issues.22

Knowledge of LIS subject matter: Readers of this specialized journal are doubtless familiar with cataloging and classification, as well as other LIS issues. It may be assumed that the CCQ audience understands LIS jargon.23

Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors

Cataloging & Classification Quarterly is a highly specialized journal that is geared towards the professional cataloger but is also of interest to LIS professionals or students that are particularly interested in bibliographic organization. Authors must keep in mind that these readers are most likely LIS professionals, graduates or students that are knowledgeable about issues in the field of cataloging and librarianship. They are looking for formal and scholarly articles pertaining to topics such as records description and access or classification systems used in special libraries. Research articles on such subjects are the most appropriate for this audience. The use of subheadings is recommended to focus the reader’s attention and show the author’s intention clearly. Authors are encouraged to broach other aspects of information science but, preferably, concentrate on the relationship and importance of these other subjects to cataloging and classification.

Last updated: November 20, 2016


References

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ALCTS News

 

Publication analysis


About the publication

Title: ALCTS News

 Website: http://www.ala.org/alctsnews/

Purpose, objective, or mission: ALCTS Newsletter Online is the official newsletter of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. The Newsletter is, from the ACLTS’ Publications & Resources: the “voice that reports ALCTS news and activities with summaries as well as brief articles focusing on problem solving and other topics of interest arising from members’ day-to-day activities on the job.”1

The ALCTS, according to their bylaws, “…will provide its members, other ALA divisions and members, and the library information and community” with “leadership and a program for action on the access to, and identification, acquisition, description, organization, preservation, dissemination of information resources in a dynamic, collaborative environment.”2

Target audience: ALA members and members of ALCTS.3

Publisher: American Library Association (ALA)4

Peer reviewed? No.5

TypeALCTS Newsletter is a LIS professional newsletter.6

Medium: Online, with an archive of past issues.7

Content: Information and news on topics for those involved in library collections and technical services as well as events, updates, practices and developments in the field. Newsletters typically include letters from the editor, ALCTS news, ALA news, and calls for papers from related journals. There are frequent announcements for web courses and workshops at various sites and online.8

Frequency of publication: Quarterly.9

About the publication’s submission guidelines

Location of submission guidelines: http://www.ala.org/alctsnews/about

Types of contributions accepted: Per the submission guidelines, “The primary focus…is to report the news and activities of ALCTS and its members.10 The secondary focus is “reporting activities of interest to the membership relating to practice and developments in the fields of library collections and technical services.”11

Submission and review process: From the Author Guidelines: submit manuscripts in Word format, single spaced (double spaced between paragraphs), with no highlighting, special fonts, or text effect other than bold or italic. Do not use page numbers, headers, or footers. Submissions may be sent as email attachments to alctsnews@ala.org. Most articles and reports are about 300-500 words; longer articles will be considered on an individual basis.12

Editorial tone: Tone appropriate for a professional publication.13

Style guide used: The Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.)14

Conclusion: Evaluation of publication’s potential for LIS authors

By reading previous newsletters, there is a reasonable assumption that non-members are permitted to submit written materials for publication on the newsletter. There certainly is potential for LIS writers to expand the knowledge in the areas of library collections and technical services.

 

Audience analysis


About the publication’s readers

Publication circulation: ALCTS, as of 2013, has a membership of 3826, according to ALA Membership Statistics.15 However, the newsletter is open to anyone with access to the internet.16

Audience location and language or cultural considerations: ALCTS is a division of ALA, with a majority of its members located in the United States and smaller numbers in as many as 42 countries.17 ALCTS Newsletter is published in English18 and is written primarily for American librarians. It is an informal newsletter written for a more general audience of librarians with less jargon or scholarly terminology.19

Reader characteristics: No specific information could be located; however, since a majority of Library Resources & Technical Services readers are members of ALCTS, their characteristics would be similar: the majority work in academic and public libraries.20 Most members of ALCTS are particularly interested in collections, acquisitions, cataloging, classification, and preservation.21 Readers of this newsletter will have established opinions on library issues but are generally more interested in seeking scheduling information on workshops, seminars, etc. There is not much opportunity in this newsletter for sharing opinions or biases; short essays relevant to ALCTS might provide an opportunity for sharing values and attitudes on technical services functions.22

Knowledge of LIS subject matter: This is a highly informed and educated audience of technical services and collections librarians. They will have a full knowledge of library issues relating to cataloging, collections, preservation, and all the encompassing technical jargon.23

Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors

The readers of ALCTS Newsletter are interested in professional news. Authors would want to write short articles and reports relevant to ALCTS committee work, and other topics related to ALCTS, and have the skills necessary for writing book reviews on highly technical topics.

Last updated: April 20, 2016


References

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  1. American Library Association. (2014). Publications & resources. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources
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  3. American Library Association. (2014). About ALCTS News. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alctsnews/about
  4. American Library Association. (2014). About ALCTS News. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alctsnews/about
  5. American Library Association. (2014). About ALCTS News. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alctsnews/about
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  9. American Library Association. (2014). ALCTS Newsletter Online: Index of Issues. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alcts/ano/
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  22. American Library Association. (2014). About ALCTS News. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alctsnews/about
  23. American Library Association. (2014). About Us. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alcts/about
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Collection Management

 

Publication analysis


About the publication

Title: Collection Management

Website: http://www.tandfonline.com/action/aboutThisJournal?journalCode=wcol20

Purpose, objective, or mission: The website of Collection Management states that the publication “offers library professionals of all types crucial guidance in the fast-changing field of collection management, including the latest developments in sharing and providing access to resources, creating digital collections, preserving both traditional and digital library resources, applying technological developments to managing collections, training and developing staff, and managing and analyzing the administrative data associated with building collections, such as usage, licensing or rights, access, and financial issues.”1

Target audience: Librarians and information specialists working in access services, interlibrary loan, and special collections; library administrators and educators; archivists, curators, bibliographers, academics, students, and publishers who work with libraries.2

Publisher: Routledge/Taylor and Francis Group3

Peer reviewed? Yes4

Type: LIS scholarly5

Medium: Print and online6

Content: Collection management covers topics on collection management, planning, allocation of resources, selection, and acquisitions, development of virtual collections, consortia, resource sharing, preservation, and other relevant topics7

Frequency of publication: Quarterly8

About the publication’s submission guidelines

Location of submission guidelines: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=t792303985~tab=submit~mode=paper_submission_instructions

Types of contributions accepted: Per the publication website, “The journal welcomes articles that provide library professionals with crucial guidance about the latest developments in sharing and providing access to resources, creating digital collections, preserving both traditional and digital library resources, applying technological developments to managing collections, training and developing staff, and managing and analyzing the administrative data associated with building collections, such as usage, licensing or rights, access, and financial issues.”9

Submission and review process: Collection Management does not require initial queries or proposals; it accepts completed manuscripts. Using the ScholarOne Manuscript software, Taylor and Francis offers an extensive website, Authors Services, that provides guidance beyond the submission guidelines for this specific journal and is full of helpful information.10

Editorial tone: Scholarly, suitable for practitioners and academics in the LIS field.11

Style guide used: The Chicago Manual of Style, latest edition12

Conclusion: Evaluation of publication’s potential for LIS authors

Collection Management is an authoritative and credible LIS scholarly publication. This peer-reviewed journal publishes articles on collection development and related topics. With this in mind, potential authors may contribute articles on a broad variety of topics, from electronic resource acquisitions to recreational reading collections to book preservation. Authors need to be certain they submit work that contributes to the body of knowledge on collection management.

The journal is indexed in Cabells Education Technology and Library Science, CSA, CSA Technology Research Database, EBSCOhost Online Research Databases, H.W. Wilson Indexes, Informed Librarian, JournalSeek, Periodicals Index Online, SwetsWise All Titles.13

 

Audience analysis


About the publication’s readers

Publication circulation: Circulation information not available.

Audience location and language or cultural considerations: The journal is published in English in the United States, but has an international audience.14 The issues covered are of interest to librarians whether they are in United States, Taiwan, or Germany, with topics including how to manage collection development in a digital environment, selection versus censorship, and the use of circulation statistics and interlibrary loan data in collection management.15

Reader characteristics: Readers range from associate university librarians to assistant professors to electronic resources librarians. Often the audience will have earned several degrees: BA, MLS or MLIS, MA, and perhaps PhD. Readers often have supervisory functions with purchasing responsibility, either selecting or authorizing resources for purchase. Readers of Collection Management will most likely have several publications of their own in their portfolio and therefore expect to see well-thought-out and well-researched articles.16

The readers of Collection Management have the same professional interests in common, building their library collections in support of the research and teaching agendas of their parent institutions. They meet the challenge of changing technology, providing the latest publications, and staying within limited library budgets. Collection Management has well-researched theoretical and practical articles that help librarians of any rank succeed in their work. It explores “the future and emerging trends in the field and provides reviews of relevant books, technological resources, and software. This useful resource examines technological advances that help librarians manage and assess collections, such as electronic resource management modules, utilities that provide journal coverage data, and developments in the preservation of library materials.”17

Collection Management is geared towards librarians and information professionals who are interested in articles that help them understand how collection assessment tools and methods can help improve their overall resource management and planning for the future, including how to effectively use staff, facilities, and computing resources.18

Knowledge of LIS subject matter: Collection Management is a peer-reviewed publication that focuses on collection development in college, university, and research libraries of all types. The main readers are librarians and information specialists working in access services, interlibrary loan, and special collections; library administrators and educators; archivists, curators, bibliographers, academics, students, and publishers who work with libraries. These readers have a strong background on LIS topics and issues. Not only will they understand library jargon, but they will expect to find it in articles written for this journal.19

Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors

Prospective authors for Collection Management would do best to consider the education level of the audience and the journal’s reputation for addressing the challenges of their profession. Successful submissions will target current issues in collection management.

Last updated: March 24, 2017


References

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Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve

 

Publication analysis


About the publication

Title: Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve

Website: http://www.informaworld.com/wild

Purpose, objective, or mission: The Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve is dedicated to providing the latest and most current information about interlibrary loan and electronic reserves librarianship. It combines articles about practice and research.1

The journal is dedicated to providing a forum for all cooperative library endeavors, including consortial purchasing and multilibrary digitization projects as well as more traditional resource sharing and supply services like interlibrary loan and reserves.2

In 2005 the name was changed from the Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Information Supply to the current title to reflect the changing nature of the information world.3

Target audience: The journal is targeted to librarians and staff who work in interlibrary loan and electronic reserve as well as administrators.4

Publisher: Routledge.5

Peer reviewed? Yes.6

Type: This publication falls into a gray area. The content is peer reviewed, and although many articles are oriented toward practitioners, others are more research oriented. Overall, the publication could be categorized as an LIS scholarly publication. Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory categorizes it as scholarly and academic.7

Medium: Print and online.8

Content: The journal runs the gamut from practical to research articles. Sample subject matter includes – The use of inter-library loan statistics for acquisitions and collection development purposes, copyright issues, interlibrary loan as a career specialization.9

Frequency of publication: 5 issues per year.10

About the publication’s submission guidelines

Location of submission guidelines: http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=wild20&page=instructions

Types of contributions accepted: Articles on innovations in interlibrary loan, document delivery, and research sharing. Scholarly articles usually adhere to same format and generally contain an abstract, keywords, and often a literature review.11

Submission and review process: This publication receives all manuscript submissions electronically via its ScholarOne Manuscripts website. No previously published or simultaneous publication accepted.12

Editorial tone: Scholarly.13

Style guide used: Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA).14

Conclusion: Evaluation of publication’s potential for LIS authors

There is a great degree of potential for LIS authors, especially those focusing on academic libraries with a strong knowledge of interlibrary loan, electronic reserves, or access services in general.

 

Audience analysis


About the publication’s readers

Publication circulation: Circulation numbers not available.

Audience location: The primary audience for this publication is the United States, and then to a slightly lesser degree, other English speaking countries such as Great Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. Most of the articles are geared towards library applications in North America. The audience are predominately English language speakers.15 Many of the articles are predicated on the principles espoused by the ALA Interlibrary Code for the United States, which would mean the laws and standard practices of North American libraries are often given space in the journal.16 However there is evidence that the audience is becoming more international evidenced by the inclusion of case studies from countries outside of North America.17

Reader characteristics: Most of the readership of this journal has a vested interest in the success of an interlibrary loan office. Often, that means the reader is a veteran staff member, but just as often it may be a newcomer seeking to learn the tricks to the trade, as interlibrary loan can be very specialized. Additionally, many of the readers are librarians or administrators who are responsible for making the overarching decisions in an interlibrary loan office. The vast majority of the readers of this journal are from the interlibrary loan or access services worlds. Because the majority of interlibrary loan offices are operated by paraprofessional staff, this comprises a good portion of the readership. In addition, the supervisors of the interlibrary loan departments, mostly librarians, would also be reading. Finally, administrators have a vested interest in the scholarship about this subject and they are most often the decision makers.18

Two issues seem to frequently come to the forefront in this journal. The worth of interlibrary loan services can be strongly felt throughout most articles. Interlibrary loan is often unknown or forgotten in many libraries, yet they provide a valuable service to the community of users. The second bias that seems to pop up again and again is the issue of position in the interlibrary loan office. Should interlibrary loan services be run by paraprofessionals or by librarians? There is a strong feeling that the position of ILL librarian is valuable and useful.19

Knowledge of LIS subject matter: Readers of this publication usually have a high degree of library knowledge, especially in the field of interlibrary loans. A civilian with little exposure to libraries would be lost for the most part. Even staff outside of access services departments could have some difficulty with some of the material, as much is practical hands-on information about working offices, even when the subject matter is more theoretical.20 For example, in a past article, the issue of free document delivery is discussed. On the one hand, the article discussed the philosophical issues behind charging or not charging patrons, but on the other hand, the article gets into the detailed reality of actually providing articles for a large patron base.21

Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors

Reader characteristics play a very large role on potential authors. Interlibrary loan and electronic reserves are both very specialized fields within the library world. Thorough knowledge of the subject is key. If an author is not confident in their subject matter, readers of this publication will see right through them. In addition the interlibrary loan portion of this journal represents a very tight knit community by nature. Interlibrary loan is collaborative by design. Any potential author needs to be very aware of this community and if they are not already part of it, become part of it.

Last updated: November 3, 2014


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  11. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Instructions for authors. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=wild20&page=instructions#.U78Fm7GdROg
  12. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Instructions for authors. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=wild20&page=instructions#.U78Fm7GdROg
  13. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Instructions for authors. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=wild20&page=instructions#.U78Fm7GdROg
  14. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Instructions for authors. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=wild20&page=instructions#.U78Fm7GdROg
  15. SerialsSolutions. (2014). Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Supply & Electronic Reserve. Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory. Retrieved from http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/176666
  16. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Aims & scope. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&journalCode=wild20#.U78FqLGdROg
  17. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Publication history and list of issues. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/wild20#.U78INrGdROg
  18. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Aims & scope. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&journalCode=wild20#.U78FqLGdROg
  19. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Publication history and list of issues. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/wild20#.U78INrGdROg
  20. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Aims & scope. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&journalCode=wild20#.U78FqLGdROg
  21. Informa UK Limited. (2014). Publication history and list of issues. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/wild20#.U78INrGdROg
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Library Resources & Technical Services

 

Publication analysis


About the publication

Title: Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS)

Website: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alcts/resources/lrts/index.cfm

Purpose, objective, or mission: LRTS is “the official publication of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, a division of the American Library Association. Its purpose is to communicate thoughtful reflection on practice as well as research.”1 On its website, LRTS states it is a “peer-reviewed journal that takes a critical approach to the questions and challenges facing librarians and libraries.”2

Target audience: All LIS professionals and those involved with cataloging, continuing resources, and collection management, and preservation in particular.3

Publisher: American Library Association4

Peer reviewed? Yes.5

Type: LIS scholarly journal.6

Medium: Print and online.7

Content: LRTS offers scholarly articles on “collections, scholarly communication, preservation (including digitization), acquisitions (including licensing and economic aspects of acquisitions), continuing resources, cataloging (including descriptive metadata, authority control, subject analysis, and classification).”8 Each issue also includes an editorial, several book reviews, and one article in the category of “notes on operations.” LRTS regularly publishes evaluative reviews of recent literature covering each of the main areas on which it focuses. Letters to the editor are published, when submitted. LRTS also publishes the annual report of the president of ALCTS.9

Frequency of publication: Quarterly.10

About the publication’s submission guidelines

Location of submission guidelines: http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/lrts/authinst

Types of contributions accepted: Contributions are accepted that take a critical and thoughtful approach to library issues in the areas of collections, scholarly communication, preservation, acquisitions, continuing resources, and cataloging (including descriptive metadata, authority control, subject analysis, and classification).11

Submission and review process: Submission of manuscripts is encouraged particularly in regards to reflective practice. Papers on operation in libraries are considered for publication; however, they must “communicate an evaluative approach to practice and a serious examination of the work’s impact on libraries in general.”12 Submissions are “rigorously” reviewed to maintain the quality of the journal. The editor and members of the editorial board will work with authors if necessary “to improve methodology, analysis, or presentation.”13

Editorial tone: Per the journal guidelines, “Write the paper in a grammatically correct, simple, readable style. Use active voice to the extent possible. Avoid jargon, anthropomorphism, and informal vocabulary. The first use of acronyms must be accompanied by their full spelled-out form.”14 Additional manuscript requirements can be found on the For LRTS Authors page.

Style guide used: The Chicago Manual of Style.15

Conclusion: Evaluation of publication’s potential for LIS authors

Library Resources & Technical Services provides excellent but challenging opportunities for LIS authors. Only LIS authors with a serious interest in the issues, practices, and trends in technical services should consider submitting to this title. The editorial board has set up careful guidelines to maintain superior quality presentations and will assist authors when necessary to improve manuscripts. If an author is interested in writing about FRBR, RDA, metadata maintenance or similar topics, this is an excellent place to start.

 

Audience analysis


About the publication’s readers

Publication circulation: 5,800. This number includes 4,600 ALA members, 860 other paying subscribers, and 340 complimentary subscriptions.16

Audience location: Most subscribers and ALA members are in the United States, with about 150 international subscribers.17 Since most subscribers are in the United States, English (with technical services jargon added) is the language used.18 Papers from non-U.S. authors are published if they meet LRTS criteria.

Reader characteristics: LRTS readers work in different types of libraries. Sixty percent of them work in academic libraries; the other 40% are in public, school, and special libraries. In addition, approximately 75% of LRTS readers are also members of ALCTS. ALA members subscribing to LRTS share similar interests in cataloging information, collection development, archival materials, etc. They are looking for specific and detailed information with regards to their specialization and better management of their respective libraries. Each journal includes a section entitled “notes on operations” that serves the latter purpose. Most articles are technical in nature and serve to expand theories and scholarly thought. The journal also publishes thoughtful explorations of current topics in which the author or authors may express opinions that diverge from the norm.19

Knowledge of LIS subject matter: Most subscribers to this title are members of ALCTS. They will have general knowledge of LIS topics and will understand technical terms and practices related to cataloging and classification (FRBR, RDA), archival studies (digitization, OCR), etc. It is vital that prospective authors be familiar with specialized practices and responsibilities relevant to this publication.20

Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors

Readers of this publication are familiar with technical terms used in collection development preservation and technical services operations. They are seeking out innovative and scholarly information precise to their specialization. According to the LRTS website, independent research indicates that this title is the “most frequently cited journal in the field.”21 Because of this, authors must be certain that they have something new or substantial to offer their readers that has not been previously reported or explored.

Authors must also ensure that this is the appropriate venue for their work. This is a peer-reviewed journal that provides the scholarly opportunities needed by many academic librarians for professional advancement. Studies indicate that LRTS is ranked twelfth among the seventy LIS “refereed journals in supporting promotion and tenure decisions.”22 To effectively reach this audience, articles must be well written and thoroughly researched. The editor of LRTS suggests browsing through recent issues “to get a sense of style, length, and tone.”23

Last updated: October 31, 2014


References

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  1. American Library Association. (2014). For LRTS authors. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/lrts/authinst
  2. American Library Association. (2014). Library Resources & Technical Services. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/lrts
  3. American Library Association. (2014). Library Resources & Technical Services. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/lrts
  4. SerialsSolutions. (2014) Library Resources & Technical Services. Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory. Retrieved from http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404252876512/48844
  5. SerialsSolutions. (2014) Library Resources & Technical Services. Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory. Retrieved from http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404252876512/48844
  6. SerialsSolutions. (2014) Library Resources & Technical Services. Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory. Retrieved from http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404252876512/48844
  7. SerialsSolutions. (2014) Library Resources & Technical Services. Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory. Retrieved from http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404252876512/48844
  8. American Library Association. (2014). Library Resources & Technical Services. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/lrts
  9. American Library Association. (2014). LRTS Archive 1997-2010. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/lrts/archive_II
  10. SerialsSolutions. (2014) Library Resources & Technical Services. Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory. Retrieved from http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404252876512/48844
  11. American Library Association. (2014). For LRTS authors. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/lrts/authinst
  12. American Library Association. (2014). For LRTS authors. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/lrts/authinst
  13. American Library Association. (2014). For LRTS authors. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/lrts/authinst
  14. American Library Association. (2014). For LRTS authors. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/lrts/authinst
  15. American Library Association. (2014). For LRTS authors. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/lrts/authinst
  16. M. Weber, personal communication, 15 September 2008
  17. M. Weber, personal communication, 15 September 2008
  18. SerialsSolutions. (2014) Library Resources & Technical Services. Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory. Retrieved from http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1404252876512/48844
  19. M. Weber, personal communication, 15 September 2008
  20. M. Weber, personal communication, 15 September 2008
  21. American Library Association. (2014). Guide for LRTS advertisers. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/lrts/advertisers
  22. M. Weber, personal communication, 15 September 2008
  23. M. Weber, personal communication, 15 September 2008
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Journal of Digital Information (JoDI)

*As of July 2014, Journal of Digital Information is not accepting submissions.*

 

Publication analysis


About the publication

Title: Journal of Digital Information (JoDI)

Website: http://journals.tdl.org/jodi

Purpose, objective, or mission: JoDI focuses on “Publishing papers on the management, presentation, and uses of information in digital environments.”1 JoDI “Covers digital libraries, hypertext and hypermedia systems, and digital repositories and the issues of digital information.”2

Target audience: Information professionals, researchers, and scholars interested in digital information and environments.3

Publisher: Texas A & M University Libraries.4

Peer reviewed? Yes5

Type: LIS scholarly6

Medium: Online7

Content: “…the Journal of Digital Information is an electronic-only, peer-reviewed journal covering the broad topics related to digital libraries, hypertext and hypermedia systems and digital repositories, and the issues of digital information.”8

Frequency of publication: Irregular, often several volumes per year.9

About the publication’s submission guidelines

Location of submission guidelines: http://journals.tdl.org/jodi/index.php/jodi/about/submissions#authorGuidelines

Types of contributions accepted: This publication accepts articles these themes: information discovery, visual interfaces and digital libraries. Per the website, “Papers submitted to JoDI must be original. As a peer-reviewed journal JoDI is unable to consider papers that have been accepted by or published in another peer reviewed source, or any other publication where copyright in the work has been assigned to another party (this does not include any copy on your personal or your institutional websites). For the same reason, JoDI is also unable to consider papers while they may be being considered for publication elsewhere.”10

Submission and review process: Submission is online and requires authors to create an account with the site. From the site: “Since JoDI is a web-based journal, the preferred presentation format is HTML. We strongly recommend submission in this form but we will accept manuscripts in other Web-viewable formats, such as PDF. Where a non-html paper is submitted the author’s final, refereed and accepted copy will be presented unedited, supplemented with an edited html ‘front page’ version.”11 Once an article is submitted an author is able to monitor the review process by logging into their account.

Editorial tone: Academic12

Style guide used: None specified; however, the submission guidelines document does provide specific examples of references and formatting.13

Conclusion: Evaluation of publication’s potential for LIS authors

The Journal of Digital information is a very good journal for librarians interested in writing on the technical aspects of digital information (metadata, indexing, hypermedia, digital curation, etc).

 

Audience analysis


About the publication’s readers

Publication circulation: Circulation for this online, open-access journal is not available.

Audience location and language or cultural considerations: The readers’ geographic locations are unknown, though there are probably more readers in Texas as that is where the journal is based.14 The Journal of Digital Information is a highly specialized electronic journal, so even though Texas may have more readers per capita, the publication’s readership most likely spread throughout the United States and, to some extent, other English-speaking countries.15 The Journal of Digital Information is published in English. Since JoDI is an academic journal, it is likely that most readers are students, professors, and professionals.16 Despite academia being a sort of micro-culture, it is still important for writers to refrain from cultural references that may be too local.

Reader characteristics: Readers of the Journal of Digital Information are most likely information professionals specializing in digital storage and retrieval. Workplaces may range from libraries, software companies, various technical services,  and IT departments. Readers of the Journal of Digital Information are highly specific in their reading interest; hence, it is not safe to assume that the average reader will have a high degree of knowledge or interest in libraries or information organizations — except as they may pertain to digital information dissemination. Writers wishing to publish should keep in mind that readers are highly specialized and most likely are well versed in the field of digital information.17

Knowledge of LIS subject matter: Readers will have extensive knowledge related to digital information (such as tagging, indexing, web2.0, and database-design) but may not have such a well-versed comprehension of other aspects of librarianship.18

Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors

Potential authors for the Journal of Digital Information should know that their readers are well-read and comfortable with technical jargon. Readers come to JoDI for research-oriented essays and reports, and expect to see research conveyed with tables and charts. Keeping this in mind, readers can be creative with their essays as long as it still pertains to the topic (a good example is from 2006’s vol.7 no. 2 issue: “Finding Murphy Brown: How Accessible are Historic Television Broadcasts?” by Jeff Ubois19). JoDI is a free electronic publication, so it may be of interest to potential authors that their work will be online and available to anyone who creates an account with the Texas Digital Library.

Last updated: November 3, 2014


References

Show 19 footnotes

  1.  “Journal of Digital Information,” Texas Digital Library, accessed May 14, 2017, https://journals.tdl.org/jodi/index.php/jodi
  2. Journal of Digital Information, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 14, 2017,  http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405444978063/270336
  3. “Journal of Digital Information,” Texas Digital Library, accessed May 14, 2017, https://journals.tdl.org/jodi/index.php/jodi
  4. Journal of Digital Information, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 14, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405444978063/270336
  5. Journal of Digital Information, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 14, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405444978063/270336
  6. Journal of Digital Information, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 14, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405444978063/270336
  7. Journal of Digital Information, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 14, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405444978063/270336
  8. “Journal of Digital Information,” Texas Digital Library, accessed May 14, 2017, https://journals.tdl.org/jodi/index.php/jodi
  9. Journal of Digital Information, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 14, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405444978063/270336
  10.  “Editorial Policies,” Texas Digital Library, accessed May 14, 2017, https://journals.tdl.org/jodi/index.php/jodi/about/editorialPolicies#focusAndScope
  11.  “Submissions,” Texas Digital Library, accessed May 14, 2017, https://journals.tdl.org/jodi/index.php/jodi/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions
  12. Journal of Digital Information, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 14, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405444978063/270336
  13. “Submissions,” Texas Digital Library, accessed May 14, 2017, https://journals.tdl.org/jodi/index.php/jodi/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions
  14. Journal of Digital Information, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 14, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405444978063/270336
  15. “Submissions,” Texas Digital Library, accessed May 14, 2017, https://journals.tdl.org/jodi/index.php/jodi/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions
  16. Journal of Digital Information, Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, accessed May 14, 2017, http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1405444978063/270336
  17. “Journal of Digital Information,” Texas Digital Library, accessed May 14, 2017, https://journals.tdl.org/jodi/index.php/jodi
  18. “Journal of Digital Information,” Texas Digital Library, accessed May 14, 2017, https://journals.tdl.org/jodi/index.php/jodi
  19. Jeff Ubois, “Finding Murphy Brown: How accessible are historic television broadcasts?” Journal of Digital Information, 7(2),  https://journals.tdl.org/jodi/index.php/jodi/article/view/172
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