Libri competition for Best Student Paper Award 2015
Since 1950, through 64 volumes, Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services (ISSN: 0024-2667) 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 2015." This annual 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 award.
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 wordsThe 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
Deadline: June 30, 2015
- originality of thought and observation
- depth of research and scholarship
- topicality of problems addressed
- the international readership of the journal
Manuscripts should be submitted, preferably in MS Word or a compatible format, 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
Professor Ian Johnson,
Joint Editor, Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services, Aberdeen,
Phone: +44 1224 740785
Mobile: +44 7719 859239