Tuesday, February 17, 2004

TER (Technology Electronic Reviews)

TER is produced by LITA (Library and Information Technology Association - part of American Library Association). They are always looking for reviewers for library and technical books and websites. Here is information from there website:


Getting Involved with TER


We are always looking for new contributions. Most common among these are:

Book reviewers
Technical Web site reviewers
Publishers/producers that are willing to have materials reviewed that are within the scope of TER.
For more information.... We remain open to suggestions. Contact us with your ideas!


The TER Editor is always looking for a few good people to serve on the Editorial Board. Terms are for two years. Requirements:

Member of the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA)
Familiar with the publication (perhaps having published a review in it)
Interest in writing and editing or dealing with publishers/creators of resources
Attendance at the twice annual meetings (usually in January and June)
Willingness to be creative and hard working
Participation in Board email discussions between meetings
If interested, contact the current TER Editor, Sharon Rankin (sharon.rankin@mcgill.ca)


About TER
Technology Electronic Reviews (TER) is an irregular electronic serial publication of the Library and Information Technology Association, a division of the American Library Association, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611. The primary function of TER is to provide reviews of and pointers to a variety of print and electronic resources about information technology. Resources include books, articles, serials, discussion lists, training materials, bibliographies, and other items of interest to librarians and information technology professionals. The topics covered may include, but are not limited to, networking technologies and standards; hardware and software; operating systems; databases; specific programming languages; management tools and utilities; technical project management; training and personnel issues; library perspectives; and research and development.