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[InetBib] Libri: Best Student Paper Award 2014
De Gruyter Saur announces the 2014 annual award for best Libri Student Paper.
Since 1950, through 63 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, Libri is issuing a call for "Best Student Paper of
2014." 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 this special
Students at all levels* are invited to submit 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. 5000 words
Deadline: June 30, 2014
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 2014:4 issue. The author of the winning
article will be honoured with an award of EUR500 and with a complementary
subscription to Libri for 2015. If the quality of competition warrants, some
papers may be designated as honourable mention and the authors will receive
complementary subscriptions to Libri for 2015. The normal provision to the
author of e-prints applies to all winners.
Manuscripts should be submitted to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/libri. When
submitting a paper for the Best Student Paper Award, please choose "Library
Student Award" at the drop down menu "Manuscript Type". Author instructions and
further indications of the scope of papers suitable for publication in Libri
are available at the Libri site at http://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html.
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 if no longer a student.
* Exception: Senior information scholars returning to school for additional
degrees outside the field of library and information science are not eligible
for this award.
To read about previous winners and for further information see:
Dr Alice Keller
Senior Editorial Director
Library and Information Science & Reference DE GRUYTER SAUR Rosenheimer Str. 143
Tel +49 (0)89 76 902-253
Mob +49 (0)175 439 1681
Fax +49 (0)89 76 902-350
Listeninformationen unter http://www.inetbib.de.