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 JOURNALS in alphabetical order


ACM Queue v.15 #3,   May/June 2017           
ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS) v.36 #4,   June 2017           
ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS) v.36 #3,   June 2017           
The ALL-SIS Newsletter v.36 #3/4,   Summer 2017    FT       PDF
American Archivist v.80 #1,   Spring/Summer 2017        s/FT   
American Libraries ,   June 2017    FT    s/FT   
American Libraries Direct ,   June 6, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   July 7, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 9, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 27, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 16, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 2, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 13, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 20, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 23, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   May 26, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   May 30, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 30, 2017    FT       
Awareness Watch Newsletter v.15 #7,   July 2017    FT       PDF
Booklist ,   latest issue, 2017        s/FT   
Brazilian Journal of Information Science: Research Trends v.11 #2,   2017    FT       
Business Information Review v.34 #2,   June 2017           
Cataloging & Classification Quarterly v.55 #5,   2017           
Censorship News #126,   Spring 2017    FT       
Choice ,   latest issue, 2017           
Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large v.17 #6,   July 2017    FT       PDF
Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large v.17 #5,   June 2017    FT       PDF
CLIR Issues #117,   May/June 2017    FT       
College & Research Libraries News v.78 #7,   July/August 2017    FT       
College & Research Libraries News v.78 #6,   June 2017    FT       
Communications of the ACM v.60 #7,   July 2017    FT       
Computers in Libraries v.37 #6,   July/August 2017        s/FT   
Computers in Libraries v.37 #5,   June 2017        s/FT   
Current Cites v.28 #5,   May 2017    FT       
Current Cites v.28 #6,   June 2017    FT       
DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology v.37 #4,   2017           
DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology v.37 #3,   2017           
EContent Magazine ,   July/August 2017        s/FT   
EDUCAUSE Review v.52 #4,   July/August 2017    FT       
Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management v.15 #1,   May 2017    FT       
Evidence Based Library and Information Practice v.12 #2,   2017    FT       
Federal Librarian v.34 #3,   Summer 2017    FT       PDF
First Monday v.22 #6,   June 5, 2017    FT       
First Monday v.22 #7,   July 3, 2017    FT       
Health Libraries Group Newsletter v.34 #2,   June 2017    FT       PDF
The Horn Book Magazine ,   July/August 2017        s/FT   
In the Library with the Lead Pipe ,   June 2017    FT       
In the Library with the Lead Pipe ,   July 2017    FT       
INALJ ,   latest issue, 2017    FT       
INFOdocket ,   June 2017    FT       
INFOdocket ,   July 2017    FT       
Information and Software Technology v.89,   September 2017           
Information and Software Technology v.90,   October 2017           
Information Research: An International Electronic Journal v.22 #2,   June 2017    FT       
Information Retrieval v.20 #3,   June 2017           
Information Sciences v.414,   November 2017           
Information Sciences v.415-416,   November 2017           
Information Sciences v.417,   November 2017           
Information Services and Use v.37 #2,   2017           
The Information Society v.33 #4,   2017           
Information Systems v.71,   November 2017           
Information Technology and Libraries v.36 #2,   2017    FT       
Information Today v.34 #6,   July/August 2017        s/FT   
Information Today v.34 #5,   June 2017        s/FT   
Insights: The UKSG Journal v.30 #2,   July 2017           
Interface ,   Summer 2017        s/FT   
The International Information & Library Review v.49 #2,   2017           
International Journal of Data Warehousing and Mining v.13 #3,   2017           
International Journal of Information Management v.37 #6,   December 2017           
International Journal of Knowledge Management v.13 #2,   2017           
International Journal of Library and Information Science v.9 #5,   June 2017    FT       
International Leads v.31 #2,   June 2017    FT       PDF
Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship #86,   Spring 2017    FT       
Jinfo #473,   June 22, 2017           
Jinfo #474,   July 6, 2017           
Jinfo #472,   June 8, 2017           
The Journal of Academic Librarianship v.43 #3,   May 2017           
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy v.61 #1,   July/August 2017    FT       
Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet v.21 #2,   2017           
Journal of Digital Information Management v.15 #3,   June 2017           
Journal of Digital Information Management v.15 #2,   April 2017           
Journal of Educational Media & Library Sciences v.54 #2,   July 2017           
Journal of Information Literacy v.11 #1,   2017    FT       
Journal of Information Science v.43 #4,   August 2017           
Journal of Information Technology v.32 #2,   June 2017           
Journal of Information Technology & Politics v.14 #2,   2017           
Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy v.2 #1,   Spring 2017           
Journal of Librarianship and Information Science v.49 #2,   June 2017           
Journal of Scholarly Publishing v.48 #4,   July 2017           
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association v.24 #4,   July 2017           
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology v.68 #7,   July 2017           
Journal of the European Association for Health Information and Libraries v.13 #2,   June 2017    FT       PDF
Journal of the Medical Library Association v.105 #3,   July 2017    FT       
Knowledge and Information Systems v.52 #2,   August 2017           
Knowledge and Information Systems v.52 #1,   July 2017           
Law Library Lights v.60 #4,   Summer 2017    FT       PDF
Legal Information Management v.17 #2,   June 2017           
Library & Information Science Research v.39 #3,   July 2017           
Library Life ,   June 2017    FT       
Library Philosophy and Practice ,   latest issue, 2017    FT       
The Library Quarterly v.87 #3,   July 2017           
Library Technology Guides ,   latest issue, 2017    FT       
Library Technology Reports v.53 #4,   June 2017           
Library Worklife: HR E-News for Today's Leaders v.14 #7,   July 2017           
Library Worklife: HR E-News for Today's Leaders v.14 #6,   June 2017           
Link-Up Digital ,   July 1, 2017    FT       
Link-Up Digital ,   June 1, 2017    FT       
Link-Up Digital ,   June 15, 2017    FT       
LLRX.com ,   latest issue, 2017    FT       
Marketing Library Services v.31 #4,   July/August 2017        s/FT   
MIT Sloan Management Review ,   Summer 2017           
Music Reference Services Quarterly v.20 #2,   2017           
New Review of Information Networking v.22 #1,   2017           
Next ,   June 2017    FT       
NISO Newsline ,   July 2017    FT       
NISO Newsline ,   June 2017    FT       
Notes from the Horn Book ,   June 2017    FT       
Notes from the Horn Book ,   July 2017    FT       
The NYLA eBulletin v.65 #2,   April 2017    FT       PDF
Oklahoma Librarian v.67 #3,   May 2017    FT       
Online Searcher v.41 #4,   July/August 2017        s/FT   
portal: Libraries and the Academy v.17 #3,   July 2017           
Primary Source ,   May 2017    FT       
Prism v.25 #1,   Spring 2017    FT       PDF
Public Library Quarterly v.36 #2,   2017           
Reading Research Quarterly v.52 #3,   July/August/September 2017           
The Reading Teacher v.71 #1,   July/August 2017    FT       
Records Management Journal v.27 #2,   2017           
Reference & User Services Quarterly v.56 #4,   Summer 2017    FT       
Reference Reviews Incorporating Electronic Resources Review v.31 #4,   2017           
Reference Reviews Incorporating Electronic Resources Review v.31 #5,   2017           
Research Information ,   June/July 2017    FT       
ResearchBuzz ,   June 2017    FT       
ResearchBuzz ,   July 2017    FT       
School Library Journal ,   latest issue, 2017    FT       
Scientometrics v.112 #2,   August 2017           
Scientometrics v.112 #1,   July 2017           
The Scout Report v.23 #22,   June 2, 2017    FT       
The Scout Report v.23 #21,   May 26, 2017    FT       
The Scout Report v.23 #25,   June 23, 2017    FT       
The Scout Report v.23 #23,   June 9, 2017    FT       
The Scout Report v.23 #24,   June 16, 2017    FT       
The Scout Report v.23 #27,   July 7, 2017    FT       
The Scout Report v.23 #26,   June 30, 2017    FT       
The Serials Librarian v.72 #1-4,   2017           
Serials Review v.43 #2,   2017           
SL Magazine ,   Winter 2017    FT       
Slavic & East European Information Services v.18 #1-2,   2017           
Smart Libraries Newsletter v.37 #6,   June 2017           
SRRT Newsletter #199,   June 2017    FT       
Stephen's Lighthouse&nbsnbsp;,   June 2017    FT       
Stephen's Lighthouse ,   July 2017    FT       
Strategic Management Journal v.38 #7,   July 2017           
Strategic Management Journal v.38 #8,   August 2017           
Technical Services Quarterly v.34 #3,   2017           
Texas Library Journal v.93 #2,   Summer 2017    FT       PDF
Visual Resources : An International Journal of Documentation v.33 #1-2,   2017           

Editor's Picks

Featured Articles


Emotional Intelligence and Job Satisfaction of Academic Librarians: An Assessment of the Relationship, by Asad Khan, et al. in Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, Vol. 49 No. 2 © 2017, by Sage. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between emotional intelligence and general job satisfaction of librarians.
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The Relationship Between Human Resource Practices and Knowledge Sharing in Service Firms, by Henry Boateng, et al. in Business Information Review, Vol. 34 No. 2 © 2017, by Sage. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This study examined the effects of job satisfaction, employee commitment, workplace friendship and team culture on knowledge sharing.
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Educational Usage of Mobile Devices: Differences Between Postgraduate and Undergraduate Students, by Ka Po Lau, et al. in Journal of Academic Librarianship, Vol. 43 No. 3 © 2017, by Elsevier. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
The rapid increase of smartphone usage in recent years has provided students the opportunity to participate in mobile learning (m-learning) anywhere, anytime. Academic institutions are also following this trend to launch many m-learning services. This article investigates the differences of the user needs between undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) students.
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Diversity-Related Research Reported in High-Impact Library and Information Science Journal Literature: A Content Analysis, by Hui-Yun Sung and Paul Parboteeah in Library & Information Science Research, Vol. 39 No. 2 © 2017, by Elsevier. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This study reports a content analysis of the frequency distribution of diversity-related research in four high-impact Library and Information Science (LIS) journals published between 1995 and 2014.
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Considering the Ebook Journey, by Christina de Castell in Computers in Libraries, Vol. 37 No. 5 © 2017, by Information Today. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
Discusses the current state of ebook issues in libraries, and looks at future challenges that need to be dealt with.
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Security and Privacy for Libraries in 2017, by Daniel Ayala in Online Searcher, Vol. 41 No. 3 © 2017, by Information Today. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
Explains how librarians can become experts in showing their patrons where to get appropriate information regarding Internet security and privacy.
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Speaking of Editing: The Nomenclature of Copy-Editing, by Mark J. H. Fretz in Journal of Scholarly Publishing, Vol. 48 No. 4 © 2017, by University of Toronto Press. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This article identifies the nomenclature used in the publishing industry, the scholarly publishing sector specifically, to label, describe, and discuss editorial activity. It provides an overview of terminology and definitions garnered from a review of literature on the subject of editing.
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Moderator Effects of Proactive Knowledge Transfer Among Knowledge Transfer Usefulness, Management, and Innovation: A Study of Knowledge Innovation Effective Model Construction, by Hsiao-Ming Chen, et al. in International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM), Vol. 13 No. 1 © 2017, by IGI-Global. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
The purpose of this study was trying to explore the influence and relationship between knowledge transfer usefulness, management, initiative, and innovation.
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Philosophy of Data: Why?, by Jonathan Furner in Education for Information, Vol. 33 No. 1 © 2017, by IOS Press. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
Explains that the philosophy of data should be recognized as constituting the core of a field of data studies that is informed by, but far from equivalent to, statistics, computer science, and library and information studies.
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Social Media: A Path to Health Literacy, by Michelle Roberts, et al. in Information Services and Use, Vol. 37 No. 2 © 2017, by IOS Press. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This article discusses a mid-sized health literacy nonprofit organization's social media philosophy and tactics during the past 10 years, as both social media and health literacy strategies evolved continuously. The integration of social media in health literacy program content depends on the use with best evidence health literacy strategies, such as the use of plain language techniques. Strategy and technical considerations for the implementation and integration of social media within a health literate health communications model are discussed.
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Ethical Use in the Teaching of ICT and Initial Teacher Training: A Preliminary Study on the Descriptors of the Observational Tools, by Antonella Nuzzaci in International Journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence (IJDLDC), Vol. 7 No. 4 © 2016, by IGI-Global. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
The study reports on the development of tools that try to understand the point of view of initial training teachers on the ethical use of technology within the field of education, by making use of the competence indicators available in the literature, and investigates their level of ethical awareness with regard to the multimodal and multicultural nature of ICT. The study focuses on the validation of the tools described above, and especially on the ethical dilemmas of future teachers in the use of ICT and on their degree of ethical awareness, by referring to the results of previous international studies.
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Education in Conflict Resolution Using ICT: A Case Study in Colombia, by Ana Dolores Vargas Sanchez and Luis Eduardo Veloza Chamucero in Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT), Vol. 19 No. 2 © 2017, by IGI-Global. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This article presents the results of a study that aimed to identify how information and communications technology (ICT) can support training in conflict resolution in Colombian public education. To address the use of technology for training in conflict resolution in this experience, the authors took into account the following categories of analysis: peaceful strategies or techniques for conflict resolution; methods and models for conflict resolution; and best practices with ICT.
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Other Articles of Interest

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Academic Libraries Serving Refugees and Asylum Seekers by Natalia Taylor Bowdoin, et al. (in College & Research Libraries News)
The authors in this column provide some examples of research and good practices that academic libraries can undertake to support refugees and asylum seekers.

“And Somehow It Ends Up On The Internet.” Agency, Trust and Risks in Photo-Sharing Among Friends and Romantic Partners by Rebecca Venema and Katharina Lobinger (in First Monday)
The present study explores norms and rules of taking and sharing pictures and examines how these norms are defined in close relationships, more precisely in romantic partnerships and friendships. The analysis shows that trust, confidentiality and consent are the fundamental conditions for photo-sharing in close relationships.

Cultivating a Community of Practice: The Evolution of a Health Information Specialists Program for Public Librarians by Shari Clifton, et al. (in Journal of the Medical Library Association)
To help improve the culture of health in Oklahoma—a state that frequently ranks poorly on multiple measures of health and wellness—faculty librarians from an academic health sciences library sought to create a collaborative network of health information professionals in Oklahoma’s public libraries through the implementation of the Health Information Specialists Program.

Cultivating Your Academic Online Presence by Shannon Lucky and Joseph E. Rubin (in Evidence Based Library and Information Practice)
Describes a few easy things you can do to take control of your online identity with the goal of making sure you show up where it matters, and that the information is curated and relevant to your professional identity.

Disconnect to Reconnect: The Food/Technology Metaphor in Digital Detoxing by Theodora Sutton (in First Monday)
The idea of “going on a digital detox” arrives as a response to a proliferation of digital technology and a concern that this addictive form of sociality erodes meaningful or authentic connection. This paper explores concerns about our relationship with digital technology.

Finding Quality Free Images by Jennifer E. Burke (in Marketing Library Services)
Lists free sites to get good quality images.

How Can You Tell If It’s Working? Recent Developments in Impact Evaluation and Their Implications for Information Literacy Practice by Sharon Markless and David Streatfield (in Journal of Information Literacy)
This paper surveys the advances in LIS impact evaluation over the past ten years and notes the surge forward in public library impact evaluation, before looking more broadly at international and educational impact evaluation scene and noting the advance of programme-theory driven approaches. The authors then identify various trends drawn from the wider evaluation discourse that they think are likely to be relevant to information literacy (IL) practitioners, academic staff, employers and others who are concerned with impact evaluation of IL work.

Privacy and User Experience in 21st Century Library Discovery by Shayna Pekala (in Information Technology and Libraries)
This paper explores the competing interests of privacy and user experience, and proposes possible strategies to address them in the future design of library discovery tools.

Space Use in the Commons: Evaluating a Flexible Library Environment by Andrew D. Asher (in Evidence Based Library and Information Practice)
This article evaluates the usage and user experience of the Herman B Wells Library’s Learning Commons, a newly renovated technology and learning centre that provides services and spaces tailored to undergraduates’ academic needs at Indiana University Bloomington (IUB).

What About the Bookstore? by Steven J. Bell (in College & Research Libraries News)
Discusses textbook affordability programs and the academic library-bookstore relationship.

Reports of Interest

Demystifying IT: A Framework for Shared Understanding between Archivists and IT Professionals by Seth Shaw, et al. (an OCLC Research Report)
This report describes types of IT providers and the services they typically offer, offers insights on the software development process, provides guidance toward building partnerships and emphasizes the centrality of resource constraints. Many of the issues described are relevant to librarians and archivists who work with IT colleagues on issues other than born-digital management.

Privacy and Security for Library Systems by Marshall Breeding (in Library Technology Reports)
Marshall Breeding covers the current state of patron privacy in interacting with the library’s web-based systems. The report discusses key technologies and techniques for protecting patron privacy, focusing on encryption, the storage of data, the catalog, and discovery systems. It explores the many ways patron data and behavior may be captured in the absence of preventive measures.