In the Library with the Lead Pipe

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In the Library with the Lead Pipe is a journal (ISSN: 1944-6195) that focuses on topics about libraries. Submissions are peer reviewed by one internal and one external reviewer using an open review process.[1] Most posts are formatted as scholarly articles, between 2000 and 5000 words each, and include references and further reading. The journal is indexed by the Directory of Open Access Journals[2] and by EBSCO.[3]

The editorial board includes Brett Bonfield, Ellie Collier, Erin Dorney, Emily Ford, Gretchen Kolderup, Annie Pho, Hugh Rundle, and Cecily Walker; Coral Sheldon-Hess is the journal's technology lead. Derik Badman, Hilary Davis, Eric Frierson, Kim Leeder, Micah Vandegrift, and Leigh Anne Vrabel are emeritus board members.

Researcher Arthur Hendricks conducted a survey of 67 university librarians and archivists. He found that of those, 5% were regular readers of In the Library with the Lead Pipe.[4] The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) incorporated involvement with In the Library with the Lead Pipe into its 2010 Strategic Plan.[5]

In the Library with the Lead Pipe material is published with a Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 license.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lead Pipe Publication Process". In the Library with the Lead Pipe. Retrieved 26 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Directory of Open Access Journals". https://doaj.org/. Retrieved 26 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) Database Coverage List". https://www.ebscohost.com/title-lists. EBSCO. Retrieved 26 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Hendricks, Arthur (2010). "Bloggership, or is publishing a blog scholarship? A survey of academic librarians". Library Hi Tech 28 (3): 470–477. doi:10.1108/07378831011076701. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  5. ^ "Draft LITA Strategic Plan". ALA Connect. 18 January 2010. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  6. ^ "Open for Business – Why In the Library with the Lead Pipe is Moving to CC-BY Licensing". http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/. In the Library with the Lead Pipe. Retrieved 26 September 2014. 

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