Submission Schedule and Editorial Policy
Issues will be posted approximately two weeks after these submission deadlines.
ALCTS Newsletter Online Editorial Policy (revised Dec. 2002, effective with volume 14, 2003)
The ALCTS Newsletter Online is a publication of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association (ALA).
The primary purpose of the ALCTS Newsletter Online is to report the news and activities of ALCTS and its members, and to be the voice of the association.
The ALCTS Newsletter Online is issued in six numbers per annual volume. [Note: The frequency was changed to quarterly by a board motion at the Annual Conference in New Orleans in 1999, and changed to six issues per year in 2003.]
The primary focus of the ALCTS Newsletter Online is news and reports about the activities of the association, its groups and its members, such as:
A secondary focus is reporting activities of interest to the membership relating to practice and developments in the fields of library collections and technical services, such as:
The Newsletter does not accept articles about commercially sold products.
The editor will coordinate with the ALCTS Board of Directors and the ALCTS Publications Committee regarding the general contents of each issue, as well as with the ALCTS office staff (Executive Director and others) regarding current ALCTS priorities. The editor will attempt to keep reports concise yet complete so that all members can follow the activities of ALCTS. The editor also will strive for complete coverage of the full scope of ALCTS activities and interests.
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