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 editor Sally Pine,


  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
    • 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
    • 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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