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Business Information Review

Senior Associate, TFPL Ltd
2013 SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) Score: 0.245
2013 Ranking: 149/325 in Business and International Management (Scopus®) | 124/267 in Business, Management and Accounting (Miscellaneous) (Scopus®) | 120/236 in Economics, Econometrics and Finance (Miscellaneous) (Scopus®)
Source: SCImago 2013 Journal Rankings

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BIR Best Paper Prize!
Launched in 2012, this prize is awarded to the author of the best paper annually, and judged by the editors and editorial board. The prize winner receives £100 plus £100 worth of SAGE books, as well as social media promotion of their article. Please submit an article to Business Information Review for your opportunity to win the best author prize this year. The editors welcome submissions and their contact details are provided in the manuscript submission guidelines on this website.

2014 Best Paper Prize
BIR is pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 BIR Best Paper Prize! The prize is awarded to Bonnie Ranvild Frisendahl for their paper Virtual information training for a global business. Please click here to read.

Business Information Review is the only journal devoted entirely to the practice of business information provision. Its content is especially tailored to the needs of business information professionals - whether information managers, librarians, knowledge managers, researchers, analysts, consultants, print or electronic publishers. Its readers are to be found in the corporate sector, in government agencies and other public institutions, in private consultancy, and in universities and business schools.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The Editors

Sandra Ward is an information and knowledge management consultant and associate consultant of TFPL. She helps organizations capitalize on the experience and know-how of their staff and maximize the value of their information services.

Sandra started her career in information management at Wellcome Research Laboratories and then joined Glaxo Group Research Ltd. as Director of Information Services (UK). In 1999 Sandra moved to TFPL in London as Senior Consultant and Board Director responsible for its information management consultancy and training business. Professional commitments during her career include Chair of CILIP Council (2002-2006), President of the Institute of Information Scientists (1997-1998) and Chair of the British Library's Science Reference and Information Service Advisory Committee (1987-1996). She is currently involved in CILIP's sector panel promoting government, health and workplace information services. Sandra's publishing experience has been gained with the IIS Publications Committee and as an associate editor of Journal of Information Science.

Val Skelton is a freelance consultant and editor in the professional information and knowledge management sector. She is the Editor of Information Today's Europe E-news and works with other clients to assess and improve content presentation and impact. In 2010 she managed a major strategy review in the museum sector. Val has a wealth of experience in the publishing and information science world. She headed up Training and Learning at TFPL (1999-2008) where she managed and commissioned a full training programme for information, knowledge and records management professionals.

Prior to joining TFPL, Val spent twelve years as a publishing professional, commissioning books and journals on information science and management handbooks for information professionals. Professional activities have included membership of the CIG Committee.

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Frequency: Quarterly eISSN: 1741-6450 ISSN: 0266-3821
Months of Distribution: March , June , September , December Current Volume: 31 Current Issue: 4
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