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Title: Creating a new outlet for library literature : the birth of Library Management China
Authors: O'Connor, S
Keywords: Library and information services journals
Journal publishing practice
Issue Date: 5-Nov-2008
Source: HKLA 50th Anniversary Conference : Looking Back, Moving Forward: Asian Libraries in the World of Information. 4 - 5 November 2008, The Hong Kong Central Library, Hong Kong How to cite?
Abstract: In this paper, there is a discussion of the creation of a new journal outlet for library management literature. The paper discusses how the project was conceived and how this new outlet was developed and launched. These aspects include the creation of an Editorial Advisory Board, and the pitfalls of editing an outlet in a language other than one's native language.
The paper also deals with aspects of current journal publishing practice and distribution. Other aspects of the difficulties of publishing for the modern author are also developed. These include breaking into publishing and the threats posed by plagiarism.
Finally the future plans for this professional outlet is discussed including how the evaluation will impact on this decision.
Description: The conference was organized by the Hong Kong Library Association.
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