One of my favorite wiki features is the tag cloud that Maria, one of our wiki editors, recently implemented. You’ll see this cloud of popular tags in the right-hand column of every wiki page. As you probably know, tagging is an information retrieval system used to group webpages with content on similar topics. Just as […]
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Writing begins with searching: Finding a venue for your work
Searching is at the heart of what we do in the library and information sciences, and in this spirit, the LIS Publications Wiki presents its new search options! The LIS Publications Wiki helps writers find appropriate venues for their work. Out of the 300+ wiki profiles, which publications are best suited to your particular article? […]
How the wiki has helped me
Being an editor for SJSU’s LIS Publications Wiki has helped me in a variety of ways, both expected and unexpected. Unsurprisingly, the wiki has made me aware of numerous LIS publications I didn’t know existed. The Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve is of particular interest to me due to my interest in rare […]
What kind of publication should I choose?
Now that you’ve had a chance to look at the variety of publications available on the LIS Publications Wiki, you may be overwhelmed by the sheer number of opportunities available to you. How do you pick which journal is going to receive your work? Here are some ideas to make sure your work goes to […]
All about the footnotes
Footnotes are new to the LIS Publications Wiki and, as beautiful as they are and as helpful as the information is, they were a bit of a saga for me to figure out. The journey all began when the decision was made to convert the original wiki site into WordPress. We had received feedback that […]
The LIS Publication Wiki remodel—an insider’s perspective
It surprises me to think that, before chance put me in the way to work on this project, I had never even heard of the LIS Publications Wiki. It’s been so much a part of my thoughts for the last year that I can only vaguely remember a time when I wasn’t thinking as I […]
What’s new in the LIS Publications Wiki?
The LIS Publications Wiki has a new look! But the changes that have come with the conversion from the MediaWiki platform to WordPress Wiki are more than aesthetic. Take a look at some of the new features available in the LIS Publications Wiki: Footnotes. The new LIS Publications Wiki has introduced footnotes to each entry to […]
Welcome to the wiki
Welcome to the Library and Information Science Publications Wiki! This project is a learning experience and a labor of love for a dedicated group of San Jose State University iSchool students. It’s our gift to the LIS community, a diverse and far-reaching set of professionals who have amazing stories to share. We hope this wiki […]