IGI Publishing launched the inaugural issue of the Advances in Library Information Science (ALIS) Newsletter today. Â The newsletter provides a value-added tool that gives a pre-publication, no-strings-attached glimpse into the library and information science content. Â The Editor-in-Chief for the IGI ALIS series is Mirela Roncevic, formerly with Library Journal.
In the first newsletter, the forthcoming title edited by Sue Polanka, E-Reference Context and Discoverability in Libraries: Issues and Concepts, is highlighted offering eight essays. Â The full book, to be released in the fall of 2011, boasts over 20 unique chapters on the issues and concepts surrounding reference content, written by Â thirty-one contributors representing academic, public, and school libraries, publishers, library school professors, and other information industry professionals.
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Read the preface of the forthcomingÂ E-Reference title.