Wednesday, July 20, 2016

CFP: Special journal issue on altmetrics - Digital Library Perspectives (DLP)

Digital Library Perspectives (DLP) is looking for articles for a special issue on the use and incorporation of altmetrics in libraries and within academia. Articles can be of any length, and figures and screen shots are encouraged. DLP is a peer-reviewed journal.

Inquiries can be sent directly to the editor's email listed below (please do not reply to the list). Please send a title and short proposal, along with contact information, to the editor no later than August 15, 2016. Accepted proposals will be due by January 2, 2017, and can be submitted directly to the Emerald ScholarOne system at

If you have any questions, please contact the editor directly. Thanks. Brad

Bradford Lee Eden, Ph.D.
Editor, Digital Library Perspectives
Dean of Library Services
Christopher Center for Library and Information Resources
Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

Digital Library Perspectives (DLP)

Journal history

Previously published as OCLC Systems & Services: International Digital Library Perspectives

Aims & Scope

Digital Library Perspectives (DLP) is a peer-reviewed journal concerned with digital content collections. It publishes research related to the curation and web-based delivery of digital objects collected for the advancement of scholarship, teaching and learning. And which advance the digital information environment as it relates to global knowledge, communication and world memory.

The journal aims to keep readers informed about current trends, initiatives, and developments. Including those in digital libraries and digital repositories, along with their standards and technologies.

The editor invites contributions on the following, as well as other related topics:
· Digitization
· Data as information
· Archives and manuscripts
· Digital preservation and digital archiving
· Digital cultural memory initiatives
· Usability studies
· K-12 and higher education uses of digital collections