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[InetBib] Annual Award for the Best Libri Student Paper 2012

Annual Award for the Best Libri Student Paper 2012

Since 1950, through 62 volumes, Libri: International Journal of Libraries and 
Information Services has been a leader among scholarly journals in the 
international library world. As part of its strategy to remain one of the 
premier library journals and to encourage new writers, Libri is issuing a call 
for "Best Student Paper of 2012." This competition supports Libri's goal of 
publishing the best articles from the next generation of library and 
information science professionals.
We are proud once again to recognize the very best article with his special 
Students at all levels* are invited to submit single-authored articles with 
clarity and authority.
There is no stated theme. Research papers should address one of the significant 
issues facing
today's librarians and information professionals. Case studies, best practices 
and pure
research papers are all welcome.

* Length: approx. 5,000-7,000 words
* Language: English
* Deadline: June 30, 2012
* Papers should have been written not earlier than January 1, 2011.

The best paper will be selected by an independent panel consisting of selected 
members of
the Editorial Board, the Advisory Board and other international experts. 

Submissions will be judged on the basis of
* originality of thought and observation
* depth of research and scholarship
* topicality of problems addressed
* the international readership of the journal

The article will be published in the 2012:4 issue and will be available under 
open access on

The author of the winning article will be honoured with an award of 500.00 EUR 
and with a complimentary subscription to Libri for 2013. If the quality of 
competition warrants some papers may be designated as honourable mention and 
the authors will receive complementary subscriptions to Libri for 2013. The 
normal provision to the author of e-prints and one complete issue applies to 
all winners.

Manuscripts should be sent to the Libri Editorial Office, Walter de Gruyter 
GmbH & Co. KG,
Mies-van-der-Rohe-Str. 1, D-80707, München, Germany. Electronic submissions to 

Author instructions and further indications of the scope of papers suitable for 
publication in Libri are available at:  

There will be time before publication to format winning entries into Libri 
format, but entrants are encouraged to review our Guidelines for authors before 

All submissions should include a cover sheet confirming:
* the name of the institution where the student is or was enrolled
* the dates when the student is or was enrolled
* the date when the paper was written and the course for which it was prepared

* Exception: Senior information scholars returning to school for additional 
degrees outside the field of library and information science are not eligible 
for this award.

Dr. Alice Keller
Editorial Director, Library and Information Science & History
De Gruyter Saur
Mies-van-der-Rohe-Str. 1
D-80807 München, Germany

Tel. +49 (0)89 76 902-253
Mobile. ++49 (0)175 439 1681
Fax. +49 (0)89 76 902-350
Email: alice.keller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx


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