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12/03/2008 12:45 PM

[calalist] JLIS Call for Papers

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CALA JLIS Editorial Board:

Min Chou, Chair

Xue-Ming Bao

Nancy Hershoff

Manuel Urrizola
Mark Winston

Sha-Li Zhang (Ex-officio)
Mengxiong Liu (Ex-officio)

Hong Miao (Ex-officio)

Mia Bassham (Ex-officio)



JLIS Call for Papers


The Journal of Library and Information Science (JLIS) is inviting submission of manuscripts. The JLIS is published semiannually in April and October by the Department of Adult & Continuing Education, NationalTaiwanNormalUniversityin Taipei, Taiwanand the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) in the U.S.A. Since its first publication in 1975, the JLIS has provided an outlet for scholars around world to contribute knowledge through their ongoing research and to thrive through their intellectual pursuits.  The JLIS invites both Chinese and English manuscripts of original research in all subjects pertaining to library and information science. It also invites reviews of monographs, books, and reports about library and information science. Manuscripts in English should be submitted via email attachment to Min Chou, Associate Editor of JLIS and Chair of CALA JLIS Editorial Board (email:  For publication in the April issue, it is preferred that you submit your manuscript by December 30; for the October issue, please submit by June 30. More information about the Journal is available at the website

Submission Guidelines

Each submission should be accompanied by a cover letter indicating that the manuscript is original and not under consideration by any other journal or book. All Chinese manuscripts should be submitted to the Editorial Board of JLIS, c/o Graduate Institute of Library & Information Studies, National Taiwan Normal University, 162, Section 1, Hoping East Road, Taipei, Taiwan, or email: Dr.Hsiao-tien PU at English manuscripts should be submitted to Min Chou, Associate Editor of JLIS, c/o Congressman Frank J. Guarini Library, New JerseyCityUniversity, 2039 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, New Jersey, 07305-1597, U.S.A., or email: Books, monographs, reports, and other items for review should be submitted to Dr. Mengxiong Liu, c/o Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, San JoseStateUniversity, 1 Washington Square, San Jose, California95192-0028, U.S.A., or email: English manuscripts must be typed in MS Word and submitted either as email attachments or on a CD. Manuscripts should not exceed 10,000 words in length, not including notes, tables, and forms of data.  Identifying information of author may not appear on the manuscript itself, as the JLIS engages in double-blind review of manuscripts. A title page must be submitted as a separate word document, and should include the name of author, institutional affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, and email address. Articles presented at a conference must include the name, place, and date of the conference. The body of a manuscript must be preceded by a 100-150-word abstract and 3-8 keywords, and followed by references and bibliographies. Each illustration or table should be numbered and have a brief caption. JLIS follows the Manual of the American Psychological Association for reference and bibliography style. Consult recent issues of JLIS as a guide to format.
JLIS is an online e-journal accessible at Authors will receive one printed copy of their articles. Additional copies can be purchased at a nominal cost from Showwei Information Technology Ltd. Copyright of all articles published in JLIS is held by the publisher.