A special issue of Cataloging & Classification Quarterly will explore the role and function of national bibliographies for research in different academic disciplines.
Questions around why and how a national bibliography is a relevant choice of source for researchers will be examined.
Submissions for this special issue should focus on user perspectives on national bibliographies.
The guest editors would like to reach out to cataloging and metadata professionals at a variety of libraries, archives and bibliographical agencies.
Submissions by researchers in library- and information science, literary studies, history or other related fields are encouraged. Papers could consider but are not limited to the following topics.
Suggestions for topics:
Cataloging & Classification Quarterly emphasizes full-length research and review articles, descriptions of new programs and technology relevant to cataloging and classification, considered speculative articles on improved methods of bibliographic control for the future, and solicited book reviews.
Articles are peer-reviewed. For more details, visit the
Abstract (up to 300 words) due toby January 15, 2018
Notification of appropriateness: February 15, 2018
Manuscript submission: July 1, 2018 (Each manuscript should be in the range of 5,000-8,000 words)
Notification of acceptance/rejection: September 15, 2018
Final papers due: November 1, 2018