Endnotes Committee Charge
To provide support for librarians who want or need to publish scholarly articles; to publish peer-reviewed research by NMRT members and directed at new librarians.
The committee oversees the publication of a peer-reviewed e-journal, Endnotes: The Journal of the New Members Round Table. The journal will be published on the ALA website and indexed in Library Literature. Each edition of the journal will contain 2-4 scholarly articles written by members of NMRT, as well as web site reviews and scholarly book reviews of titles relevant to new librarians.
Endnotes: The Journal of the New Members Round Table Table is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal that addresses issues faced by new librarians. This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Endnotes accepts research and practitioner-based articles. Endnotes aim is to work with new authors to produce quality scholarly articles.
Endnotes will publish one issue each year with additional issues if there is interest. Special theme issues are also welcomed based on suggestions to the Editor.
Submission Guidelines for Endnotes
Article submissions are accepted throughout the year. Those interested in discussing an article idea are encouraged to contact the Endnotes Editor to determine if the proposal fits the publication’s scope.
Accepted articles will present original research, practitioner-based research, and/or case studies. Articles should range from 2000 – 4000 words.
Be typed and double-spaced as a Microsoft Word document
Be formatted according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.)
Not be under consideration for publication or previously published
Article submissions should be sent to nmrtendnotesjournal at gmail.com
If using copyrighted material (quotations, tables, illustrations, etc.), the author is responsible for obtaining permission from the copyright holder.
The Endnotes Committee will review all submitted manuscripts based on a double-blind, peer-review process. Accepted manuscripts will be returned to authors with a referee report and suggestions for revisions. Authors will have about a month to revise their submitted manuscripts. Those requiring more substantial revisions will be deferred to future issues of the journal.
Book/Website Review Section
Endnotes offers both book and media reviews relevant to new librarians. Those interested in reviewing for Endnotes are encourage to email the Editor at nmrtendnotesjournal at gmail.com to be included on the reviewers mailing list. Periodically throughout the year announcements of available book and websites for review will be sent to the list of approved reviewers.
Reviewers will have 45 days to submit their reviews. Reviews will range from 300 – 500 words.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
Members can log in and view contact information for the committee members on the dynamic committee list.