Call for Editors Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services

Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services

The Library Collections, Acquisitions, & Technical Services journal is seeking applicants for its Editor-in-Chief position. The Editor would start work as soon as possible. Applicants are encouraged to apply together if they prefer, as a team of Editors is acceptable.

General Editor Qualifications:

Applicants should have an established record of scholarship in the field of library & information science; previous publishing and editorial experience, strong organizational, networking and communication skills and the ability to lead an active editorial board.

The Editorship includes an honorarium.

Applications must include a one-page statement of purpose and CV to Managing Editor Katarina Troutman at Due date for applications is as soon as possible. 

Responsibilities Across All Journals include:

  • Manage the peer review of numerous manuscripts throughout the year
  • Heavily solicit high-quality manuscripts from potential authors and assist these authors in seeing their manuscripts to publication
  • Decide which manuscripts to publish
  • Select a sufficient pool of reviewers and editorial board members to evaluate manuscripts
  • Identify and appoint qualified members to the editorial advisory board
  • Provide a clear vision for the direction of the journal


If you would like to nominate someone to be considered for the Editorship of Library Collections, Acquisitions, & Technical Services, please send the name of the person you are nominating, their email address and brief description of qualifications to Katarina Troutman at

Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services provides a forum for the international exchange of ideas and experiences among members of the library collection management, technical services, vendor and publishing communities throughout the world. It is a comprehensive publication designed to bring together many of the specializations within the broad areas of library collection management and technical services including, but by no means limited to, acquisition of materials in academic, public, school and special libraries; cataloging and authority control; outsourcing of technical services operations; electronic publications; gifts and exchanges.

In reflecting the broad, practical and theoretical foundations of the discipline, Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services publishes articles based on the practical work experiences of librarians, vendors and publishers as well as research reports and papers on theory. The journal has a prominent Impact Factor.