Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian: call for papers

Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian: call for papers

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Dear colleagues,

Oftentimes the hardest part of getting published is focusing your idea so that a journal’s editorial board will find it interesting. You don’t want to spend a lot of time writing before getting a sense of the viability of your idea. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian wants to help you to get

Are you currently working on a research project and need feedback or direction?

Do you have an idea that you would like to turn into a published paper?

Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian would like to offer you a helping hand if you are in the midst of working on a research project or manuscript that you believe has promise by providing you with preliminary feedback on your idea.

The B&SS Librarian editorial board has experience in all areas of behavioral and social sciences librarianship with decades of experience in the research and publication process. We will offer insightful feedback on your submission and research proposals and provide an easy submission process with quick turnaround. We hope that you would ultimately decide to submit your final
manuscript to B&SS Librarian, but there is no requirement that you do so.

Do you have a paper relating to behavioral and social science librarianship that you are considering for publication?

Authors are invited to submit papers at any time for upcoming issues. Papers received by December 31, 2008 will be considered for publication in volume 28:1.

B&SS Librarian is a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal focusing on all aspects of behavioral and social sciences information including the following subject areas and areas of focus:

-Communication Studies
-Criminal Justice
-Ethnic Studies
-Political Science
-Social Work
-Women’s Studies

-Collection development and evaluation
-Descriptive/critical analysis of information resources
-Indexing and abstracting
-Library administration and management
-Publishing trends
-Public service
-Reference and library instruction
-User behavior

All submissions will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Consider Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian as the journal for your publication and let us help improve your publication record and demystify the publication process.

Please send all submissions and questions to the editor at: L-ROMERO@illinois.edu

Lisa Romero
Editor, Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian