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Collection and Curation

Collection and Curation


ISSN: 2514-9326

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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Journal history

Previously published as Collection Building
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This journal received a 2016 CiteScore of 0.43, under its former name Collection Building. The 2016 CiteScore is calculated using articles published between 2013 and 2015. Click here for more details. The Journal will receive its first CiteScore as Collection and Curation for 2018 (NB this will be calculated in 2019)

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Aims & Scope

Collection and Curation provides well-researched and authoritative information on the rapidly-changing conceptions of what collection development is in libraries, archives, museums and galleries.  Also its purpose, practice and issues arising.

Relevant topics include but are not limited to the following: 

  • ‘Collection’ and management of files and data by academic libraries, in the service of  the research and teaching purpose of universities
  • ‘Collection’ of files and data for  wider organisation planning purposes
  • Academic library curriculum mapping
  • Collection assessment as part of wider library assessment
  • Co-operative and collaborative ‘collection’ of cultural heritage artefacts, including where technology enables innovative approaches 
  • Public libraries as centers for civic engagement, digital inclusion, lifelong learning and for health and wellbeing information
  • ‘Collection’ development and the use of space. 

Collection and Curation is Indexed and Abstracted in:

  • Academic Search Alumni Edition; 
  • Academic Search Complete;
  • Academic Search Premier; 
  • CORE Rankings;
  • Current Abstracts; 
  • Education Full Text; 
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Information Management & Technology Abstracts; 
  • Information Science & Technology Abstracts; 
  • INSPEC; 
  • Library & Information Science Abstracts; 
  • Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts; 
  • Library Literature and Information Science; 
  • Library Literature and Information Science Full Text;
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega; 
  • OmniFile Full Text Select; 
  • The Informed Librarian; 
  • ESCI; 
  • zetoc

Collection and Curation is ranked in Scopus

Collection and Curation is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Library Studies eJournals Collection. For more information, please email collections@emeraldinsight.com or visit the Emerald Library Studies eJournals Collection page.

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