Call for proposals and ideas – Library Hi Tech News

It’s not peer-reviewed, but it might be a way to get a foot in the door.

Journal call for papers from Library Hi Tech News

Library Hi Tech News (LHTN), is actively seeking submissions.
LHTN is an established (1984+) print and online monthly journal that quickly publishes articles of interest to our international readership. The journal’s major focus is on developments in library technology. Although not formally peer reviewed, LHTN is indexed in Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA), Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA), Scopus, INSPEC, Current Index to Journals in Education and others.
Published by Emerald Publishing Group, LHTN is interested in articles of varying lengths, reports from relevant conferences, and case studies of library use of technology. The editors will work with authors that are new to LIS publishing, and those who are seeking outlets for reporting on practical uses of IT in libraries. Publishing your article in LHTN can be “a place to start,” analogous to a “poster session in print” and does not preclude publishing a more fulsome piece in a peer-reviewed journal at a later date. Readers consider LHTN the source to hear what’s coming next in terms of technology development for academic and public libraries.
Submissions particularly welcome in the following areas (for example):
* New Web Browsers/Search Engines
* Virtual Reference/Pilots/Experiments
* Library Uses of Skype/VOIP
* Integrated Library Systems (ILSs) and ILMS
* Blogging
* Discovery Tools/Federated Search
* Library Mobile Applications
* EContent/Ebooks/Digital Collections
* Social Networks/Collaboration
* Virtual Worlds
* Instructional Technology
* Content Management Systems
* Library as Publisher
* Twitter Applications for Libraries
* Gaming and Simulations
* Digital Textbooks
* New Library Learning Spaces
* Digital Preservation/Data Curation
* Virtual Conferencing
* Citation Managers
* Digital Video
* Technology for Library Users with Disabilities
* LibGuides and similar products
* Data Visualization
* EScience/EResearch/Cyberinfrastructure
* Open Source Software
* Cloud Computing
* Metadata and Tagging
* Crowdsourcing
* Web analytics tools
* Web 3.0 and the semantic web

For a free sample issue, please see:

We look forward to hearing your ideas, and to reading your submissions for LHTN.

Thank you very much,
Martin Kesselman and Laura Bowering Mullen, Co-Editors of LHTN
martyk[at], lbmullen[at]

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