Call for Reviewers: Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship
The Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship is looking for book reviewers for future issues. Books reviewed are related to subject areas within business.
Although there is a major focus on reference materials, review also address significant academic business books that have recently been published. Each review analyzes the purpose of the book and the success of the author or publisher in fulfilling that purpose, along with information on the scope, content and organization of the source.
If you are interested in reviewing a book for the JBFL, please contact:
Book Review Editor, Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship Dsouthard@crai.com
In your message, please indicate your areas of expertise or interest (such as finance, marketing, or specific industries, etc.) and include your mailing address.
About the Journal
The Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship is an innovative quarterly journal that provides you with useful articles about the creation, organization, dissemination, retrieval, and use of business information. This refereed journal covers the business information needs of special libraries, academic libraries, and public libraries, as well as information services and centers outside of the traditional library setting. You'll find that the journal is international in scope, reflecting the multinational and international scope of the business community today.
The immediate focus of the journal is practice-oriented articles, but it also provides an outlet for new empirical studies on business librarianship and business information. Aside from articles, this journal offers valuable statistical and meeting reports, literature and media reviews, Web site reviews, and interviews.
Recent issues of the Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship have covered topics such as:
political risk and country risk, some of the factors and methods used in foreign country risk analysis, and a variety of political risk sources
the structure of the National Trade Data Bank, a comparison of the three versions of it currently on the market, and detailed descriptions of many of the database's most useful programs
how and why intranets developed and how they can be used as strategic business tools that empower an organization to meet its corporate vision
an analysis of the public rankings of in Canadian business periodicals and a retrieval tool for such information
an effective and practical way to get business students familiar with various library resources
a selective review of some of the business dictionaries in print
Special thematic issues of the journal have covered:
The Core Business Web
Distance Learning Librarianship
ISSN: 0896-3568 Electronic - ISSN: 1547-0644
Volume 16, No. 2, April-June 2011.