Monday, January 31, 2011

CFP: Italian Journal of Library and Information Science

CFP: Italian Journal of Library and Information Science

URL:, the Italian Journal of Library and Information Science, is an academic journal of international scope that aims to valorize the Italian research in the LIS field, and it welcomes contributions from young students and scholars. The journal board encourages authors (students, researchers, librarians, archivists) to contribute with interdisciplinary or innovative papers, hoping that they can use as a virtual space for theoretical elaboration on the radical transformations happening to cognitive processes of knowledge fruition, and to professional practices due to digital culture innovations. publishes one volume in two six-monthly issues, in June and December. The deadline for the submission for the next issue is the March 31th, 2011.

About the Journal: is published by the University of Florence - Department of studies on the Antiquities, Middle Age, the Renaissance and Linguistics; maintenance for this OJS Installation, software development and maintenance is provided by the AePIC team at CILEA.Submitted papers will be checked by one of the editors: if it will pass this first step, then the paper should be sent to 2 reviewers for the review process, after which the author will be notified of the acceptance or should be given suggestions to improve his paper. secures:
- open access to contributions (authors retain copyright)
- peer-review by Italian and international experts
- wide dissemination of published contributions both in the national and international area, with the help of specific tools. is indexed and repertoired by:

- ACNP - Italian union catalogue of serials
- BASE - Bielefeld Academic Search Engine
- Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Educational Technology and Library Science
- DOAJ - Directory of open access journals
- EZB - Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek - Universit├Ątsbibliothek Regensburg
- Google Scholar
- JournalTOCs - JISC
- The Informed Librarian Online
- Italian Library Association - Italian Professional Literature
- LibLit - Library Literature & Information Science Full Text
- LISA - Library and Information Science Abstracts
- LISTA - Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
- NewJour - Electronic Journals & Newsletters, University of Georgetown
- ticTOCs
- Ulrich's
- Worldcat, analytics, too. has been received the SPARC seal for Open Access, that marks the compliance to the following conditions for open access publishing:
- the choice of a CC-BY licence
- the supply of the metadata of published articles to DOAJ

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Andrea Marchitelli associate editor