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Core Journals Adopt New Name Change Policy

Core journals

The Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL), the Library Leadership & Management (LL&M), and the Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS) have implemented a new policy regarding name changes on an author’s previous publications. In recognition that authors may change their names for many reasons, including—but not limited to—gender identity, marriage, divorce, or religious…Continue Reading

ITAL and LRTS Journals Call for Peer Reviewers

ITAL and LRTS Journals Call for Peer Reviewers

Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS) and Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL) are currently accepting applications for peer-reviewers. LRTS and ITAL are two of the three open-access, peer-reviewed journals published by the American Library Association’s Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures division. If you are interested in addressing the challenges facing librarians…Continue Reading

Core/OCLC Spectrum Scholarship in Library and Information Technology Application Now Open

ALA Spectrum Scholarship

The application for the Core/OCLC Spectrum Scholarship in Library and Information Technology is now available through March 1, 2023. The Spectrum Scholarship Program actively recruits and provides scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern and North African, and/or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander students to assist them…Continue Reading

Apply to Be a Juror for the 2023 ALA/AIA Library Building Awards

Core is seeking jurors for the 2023 ALA/AIA Library Buildings Awards competition. Jointly sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the prestigious competition recognizes excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries. The deadline to apply is October 31, 2022. The ALA/AIA Awards for Library Buildings & Interiors Committee will select a…Continue Reading