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Reference Services Review

 

Overview

 

RSR is a quarterly, refereed journal which focuses on issues and ideas in reference services. It was founded in 1972 and is published by Emerald Group Publishing Limited. According to its website, its scope is “all aspects of reference functions, including automation of reference services, evaluation and assessment of reference functions and sources, models for delivering quality reference services in all types and sizes of libraries, development and management of teaching/learning activities, promotion of information literacy programs, and partnerships with other entities to achieve reference goals and objectives” (Reference Services Review, para. 2).

 

Submission Guidelines

 

The journal accepts original contributions as long as the article is not under consideration at a different publication. Articles should be between 4,000-8,000 words and contain a brief autobiographical note and a structured abstract. ‘Reference Services Review’ follows the Harvard style for references and citations. Here are the complete author’s guidelines for submissions the journal.

 

Editors

 

RSR is currently edited by Eleanor Mitchell, Director of Library Services at Dickinson College, and Sarah Barbara Watstein, Associate University Librarian for Research and Instructional Services at the University of California, Los Angeles. The managing editor is Eileen Breen. The editorial board is made up of fifteen professors, librarians, and information professionals including David Tyckoson.

 

 

Access

 

In addition to its print form, the journal can be found indexed and abstracted in:

ArticleFirst

Academic Abstracts Search FullTEXT

Book Review Index

Current Index to Journals in Education

Current Awareness Abstracts

Information Science & Technology Abstracts

INSPEC

Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA)

Library Literature and Information Science

MasterFILE FullTEXT

FRANCIS

The Informed Librarian

Scopus

zetoc

 

Subscriptions

 

Here is the current subscription information for ‘Reference Services Review.’

 

References

 

Reference Services Review – Journal Overview. Retrieved November 20, 2006, from http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/journals/rsr/jourinfo.jsp

 

Alana McMains, MLIS Student, UCLA Department of Information Studies

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Diana L. Ascher, PhD, MBA, is a principal at Stratelligence and a co-founder of the Information Ethics & Equity Institute. Her lifelong interest in knowledge and decision making has focused on the evaluation, classification, organization, communication, and interpretation of information, and motivates her work in the fields of behavioral science, finance, higher education, information studies, journalism, law, leadership, management, medicine, and policy. She brings more than two decades of experience as a writer, editor, media director, and information strategist to her work.

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