American Society for Information Science. Bulletin.

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Subject: American Society for Information Science. Bulletin.
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 1999 20:06:01 -0400 (EDT)

American Society for Information Science. Bulletin.

Note new title: Bulletin of the American Society for Information
Science and Technology

http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/

ASIS Bulletin is available free of charge as an Open Access journal on
the Internet.

Purpose

ASIS Bulletin is ASIS' primary means of maintaining regular contact
with its membership
regarding ASIS activities; a vehicle for sharing news and information
regarding developments in
the fields of information science and technology, including policy and
political developments; and
an avenue for publishing opinions and quality, brief articles on
timely, controversial, or
non-research developments in the information science field.

Scope

Generally, content breaks down as indicated below. However, not all
categories will be
represented in each issue.

Feature Articles

Usually, each issue of the Bulletin deals with a theme or topic, e.g.,
hypertext,
telecommunications, laws related to storage technology, etc. Such
issues will have a guest editor
who solicits, selects, and edits the articles.

Articles

Articles are feature length articles which are not necessarily on the
theme of the issue and are
not solicited by the guest editor.

Departments

Inside ASIS
"Inside ASIS," as the "membership newsletter portion of Bulletin, is an
important section of
Bulletin as it helps maintain the "community" feeling of the society,
as well as providing
information on the society's activities.

Newsfront
Newsfront summarizes news items relevant to the field that members may
or may not have seen
in the trade or commercial press.

Books and References
Books and References is a brief notice of publications of interest to
the ASIS membership.
Purpose

ASIS Bulletin is ASIS' primary means of maintaining regular contact
with its membership
regarding ASIS activities; a vehicle for sharing news and information
regarding developments in
the fields of information science and technology, including policy and
political developments; and
an avenue for publishing opinions and quality, brief articles on
timely, controversial, or
non-research developments in the information science field.

Scope

Generally, content breaks down as indicated below. However, not all
categories will be
represented in each issue.

Feature Articles

Usually, each issue of the Bulletin deals with a theme or topic, e.g.,
hypertext,
telecommunications, laws related to storage technology, etc. Such
issues will have a guest editor
who solicits, selects, and edits the articles.

Articles

Articles are feature length articles which are not necessarily on the
theme of the issue and are
not solicited by the guest editor.

Departments

Inside ASIS
"Inside ASIS," as the "membership newsletter portion of Bulletin, is an
important section of
Bulletin as it helps maintain the "community" feeling of the society,
as well as providing
information on the society's activities.

Newsfront
Newsfront summarizes news items relevant to the field that members may
or may not have seen
in the trade or commercial press.

Books and References
Books and References is a brief notice of publications of interest to
the ASIS membership.

Events
Events is a calendar of events, conferences and meetings of interest to
the ASIS membership.
Events
Events is a calendar of events, conferences and meetings of interest to
the ASIS membership.

Open Access: 
Yes
Email: 
Original posting date: 
Sunday, May 2, 1999
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