Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Publication opportunity for library school students

If you have any library school students working at your library, please pass this information along:


Library Student Journal is an international open access journal edited
by students at the University at Buffalo, online at We are dedicated to publishing
the best scholarly papers from Library and Information Science students
worldwide and to fostering community dialogue between students,
practitioners and faculty. Papers submitted to LSJ will focus on any
area of the LIS field, will discuss topics of current concern to LIS
students or will examine the effective education of future LIS
professionals. LSJ is now accepting manuscripts submitted to the
following sections of the journal:

Articles: peer-reviewed scholarly papers based on original research or
literature surveys that advance the subject with original ideas

Essays: non-reviewed papers of an informational or personal nature

Reviews: unsolicited reviews of books currently being used in an LIS
course or Websites of interest to LIS students; or solicited reviews of
newly published and forthcoming LIS books

Editorials: longer opinion pieces on a topic of current concern to the field

Letters: short opinion pieces and responses to previously published items

Please refer to the submission guidelines at before
submitting; improperly submitted manuscripts may be returned without

Some of the most exciting ideas in the field are coming from the student
ranks and I hope we can increase the impact of student research. If you
have nothing to submit, please visit us to read your colleagues' papers,
take part in the LSJ Community Forum or read the editors' blog. And
please feel free to email us with any questions to the address below.

This information received from:

Eli Guinnee
editor, Library Student Journal


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