ISTL news and opportunities

Jul 20, 2005 by

Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship editor Andrea Duda communicated news about the journal.

  • Deborah Huerta of Colgate Universty is the newest member of the editorial board.
  • Themes have been established for the upcoming issues:
    • Fall 2005: Facilities (e.g., new buildings; consolidated libraries; renovated facilities; living with outdated facilities; incorporating technology, etc.)
    • Winter 2006: Outreach and Marketing (e.g. publicity, blogs, reaching/teaching people who seldom come into the library)
    • Spring 2006: Assessment (Assessing all aspects of library collections and services)
    • Summer 2006: All topics
    • Fall 2006: E-resources (Decision making, user statistics, evaluation, a librarian’s wish list for publishers)
  • Reviewers are needed. Contact the appropriate editorial board members with your interests and areas of expertise:
    • Book reviews: Norma Kobzina
    • Journal reviews, either individual journals or journal packages: Nestor Osorio
    • Database reviews: Nestor Osorio, either particular databases or comparisons of the same database from various platforms
  • Refereed articles are welcomed. They do not have to relate to the theme of a particular issue. The editor is Buffy Choinski.
  • Viewpoints columns are also welcomed. The editor is David Flaxbart.

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