STS Publications: STS Signal Guidelines


STS SIGNAL is a semi-annual publication of the Science and Technology Section of the Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. It is designed as a communication vehicle to the members of the Section and other interested parties. Electronic transmission of materials is preferable and instructions are available on request.
Inquiries should be made to either of the Co-Editors:
Caroline Gilson
Prevo Science Library
DePauw University
Greencastle, IN 46135
Phone: 765-658-4404
Fax: 765-658-4017

Jennifer McKinnell
Health Sciences Library
McMaster University
1200 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
Phone: 905-525-9140 x24381
Fax: 905-528-3733


  1. The section newsletter will be issued twice yearly, in the spring and fall.
  2. Deadline for the fall issue is the last week of September. Contents for this issue include:
    • Highlights of STS Council meetings at previous Annual conference
    • Chair and vice-chair statements to membership
    • STS meeting schedule for Midwinter conference
    • Committee reports, plans, & projects
    • Report on the previous STS Annual conference program
    • Update on the upcoming STS Annual conference program
    • List of officers and phone numbers
    • Vice Chair's call for volunteers for STS committee, activities
  3. Deadline for the spring issue is the first week of March. Contents for this issue include:
    • Chair's greetings and highlights notes
    • STS meeting schedule for Annual conference
    • Highlights of STS Council meetings from Midwinter meeting
    • Committee reports (short)
    • Publicity for the STS program and discussion groups at Annual
    • conference (should also be announced in C&RL News, if possible)
    • List of officers and committee chairs
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Last updated: November 11, 2009