ITAL Editorial Board – May 2019 Report

The group met 2-3 times this quarter.

Recent Activities

First Activity
Reviewed, selected, and edited articles for the journal.
Meets LITA’s strategic goals for Education and Professional Development

Second Activity
Continued thinking about digitization of currently paper-only back issues of JOLA and ITAL; intend more active planning and work to begin over summer 2019.
Meets LITA’s strategic goals for Education and Professional Development, Organizational Stability and Sustainability

Third Activity
Issued a call for applications to the Editorial Board, to replace outgoing members and round out our peer review panel. Invitations to new members to be made in early June, for terms to begin on July 1.
Meets LITA’s strategic goals for Member Engagement, Organizational Stability and Sustainability

What will your group be working on for the next three months?
As noted above, planning for digitization of back issues (including call for volunteers to scan/OCR back issues, development of standards, and quality assurance). Routine work of the Editorial Board.

Submitted by Ken Varnum on 05/28/2019