(PRWEB) December 10, 2012
Information Today, Inc. (ITI), the leading publisher and conference organizer in the library and information field, announces a new publication, Online Searcher: Information Discovery, Technology, Strategies. The semi-monthly publication combines two prestigious titles, ONLINE and Searcher, into one journal. Online Searcher will feature articles written by practitioner experts as well as columns by knowledgeable information professionals. Marydee Ojala is the editor-in-chief and Barbara Quint is the senior editor.
Beginning with the January/February 2013 issue, the new Online Searcher will provide current and new subscribers with the information they need to effectively manage online research projects, conduct successful searches, determine the utility of the latest technologies, assess the worth of new resources, avoid platform pitfalls, and create services to boost value.
Editor-in-Chief Marydee Ojala commented, “As a practitioner-written publication, we provide a real-world perspective. Online Searcher, with its expanded coverage, strengthens the publication and makes it even more relevant to librarians, information professionals, and the information industry.”
According to Thomas H. Hogan, president and CEO of Information Today, Inc., “We are taking this step to create one dynamic magazine that will become the ‘go to’ publication for leading-edge content tailored to the needs of the library and information professional community.”
To acknowledge the important role Searcher has played over the past 20 years, Information Today, Inc. will make the December 2012 issue free of charge at http://www.infotoday.com/onlinesearcher.
Online Searcher will retain the volume numbering of ONLINE, with 2013 being volume 37. The ISSN will change to 2324-9684. For the editorial calendar, advertising rates, and subscription information, visit the website http://www.infotoday.com/onlinesearcher.
About Information Today, Inc.
Information Today, Inc. is widely known as the publisher of premier periodical titles such as Information Today, Online Searcher, EContent, KMWorld, and CRM, as well as the organizer of conferences and exhibitions such as WebSearch University, Internet Librarian, Internet Librarian International, Computers in Libraries, Enterprise Search Summit, and KM World. The company also publishes many prominent reference publications such as Literary Market Place, American Library Directory, and American Book Trade Directory.