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Libraries

Culture, History, and Society

Bernadette Lear, Editor
Eric Charles Novotny, Editor

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Libraries

Culture, History, and Society

Bernadette Lear, Editor
Eric Charles Novotny, Editor

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Libraries: Culture, History, and Society aims to study libraries within their broader historical, humanistic, and social contexts. In addition to Library Science, the journal welcomes contributors from History, English, Literary Studies, Sociology, Education, Gender/Women’s Studies, Race/Ethnic Studies, Political Science, Architecture, Anthropology, Philosophy, Geography, Economics, and other disciplines. The only journal in the United States devoted to library history, LCHS positions library history as its own field of scholarship, while promoting innovative cross-disciplinary research on libraries’ relationships with their unique environments.

Libraries: Culture, History, and Society is the official peer-reviewed journal of the Library History Round Table of the American Library Association. Founded in 1947, LHRT is an inclusive and diverse organization that supports anyone who is interested in the history of libraries. It facilitates communication, provides thought-provoking programs, offers awards for outstanding research, and is active in issues, such as preservation, that concern all library historians. Attention LHRT Members: Members of LHRT receive a free subscription of LCHS with membership. To join, visit http://www.ala.org/membership/joinala.

Libraries: Culture, History, and Society is the official peer-reviewed journal of the Library History Round Table of the American Library Association.

Editors
Bernadette Lear, The Pennsylvania State University
Eric Charles Novotny, The Pennsylvania State University

Book Review Editor
Brett Spencer, The Pennsylvania State University

Editorial Board
Hermina G. B. Anghelescu, Wayne State University
Alistair Black, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mary Carroll, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Richard J. Cox, University of Pittsburgh
Michele Fenton, Indiana State Library
Tom Glynn, Rutgers University
Edward Goedeken, Iowa State University
David Hovde, Purdue University Library
Christine A. Jenkins, University of Illinois
Charles Johanningsmeier, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Christine Pawley, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Call for Papers

Now accepting submissions!

Libraries: Culture, History, and Society welcomes submissions of research papers. Manuscripts that offer interdisciplinary perspectives are strongly encouraged, as are authors from outside library science. LCHS also publishes evaluative reviews of books that complement our journal’s mission to situate libraries within their broader historical context.

To submit a paper, please visit http://www.editorialmanager.com/LCHS. The online system will guide you through the steps to upload your manuscript to the editorial office. Complete submission guidelines may be found here.

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