- Library Journal
discipline = Professional library practice
abbreviation = LJ
Reed Business Information
country = USA
frequency = 20 issues per year
website = http://www.libraryjournal.com/
ISSN = 0363-0277
"Library Journal" is a trade publication for
librarians. It was founded in 1876by Melvil Dewey(familiar as the inventor of the Dewey decimal system). It reports news about the library world, emphasizing public libraries, and offers feature articles about aspects of professional practice. It also reviews library-related materials and equipment.
Its "Library Journal Book Review" does prepublication reviews of several hundred popular and academic books each month.
"Library Journal" has the highest circulation of any librarianship journal, according to
Ulrich's— approximately 100,000.
"Library Journal's" original publisher was
Frederick Leypoldt, whose company became R. R. Bowker. It is now published by Reed Business Information.
Movers & Shakers
A Movers & Shakers edition is published annually in March, providing profiles of influential and innovative North American librarians and other information professionals.
* [http://www.libraryjournal.com/ Library Journal website]
** [http://www.libraryjournal.com/archive Archive]
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