March 30, 2011 Leave a comment
Would you like to:
- See reports of your project work published in the LIS press?
- Learn how to target your submissions at appropriate publications?
- Understand more about the relative status of the range of LIS publications, from the practitioner magazines to the high impact journals?
- Find out from the experts what makes the difference between material that is accepted and that which is rejected?
- Volunteer your services to an editor as a peer reviewer?
- Discover what it takes to be invited to join an editorial board, and the responsibilities of the role?
- Offer to write book reviews for the LIS press?
- Work out if you could make any money from working for an LIS publication?
- See some real, live editors and editorial board members discuss how the output from LIS research projects reaches the pages of their journals?
- Pose further questions about publishing in LIS?
If so, read on…
The Sixth Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP6) Conference takes place from June 27th until June 30th at the University of Salford. The LIS Research Coalition is sponsoring part of the programme with a panel session entitled “Meet the editors” on Thursday 30th June. We are pleased to announce that the following editors and editorial board members will be representing a range of LIS publications on the day:
- Professor Dick Hartley, representing Education for Information (IOS)
- Denise Kouofigannakis, representing Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (University of Alberta), and chairing the session
- Miggie Pickton, representing Library and Information Research (CILIP)
- Val Skelton, representing Business Information Review (Sage)
- Dr Christine Urquhart, representing Journal of Documentation (Emerald)
If you would like to join us at the panel session, please sign up for EBLIP6 in Salford in June, either as a day delegate for Thursday 30th, or as delegate for the full conference from 28th until 30th June. Early bird registrations are available until 15th April. We’re all looking forward to lively discussion on the day.