17 February 2005, London - Aslib, The Association for Information Management, has been resurrected by its former Chief Executive, Roger Bowes. Bowes has purchased the assets and intellectual property of ASLIB which are owned under a new company, Global Information Management Services.

The organisation will continue to be called ASLIB and Bowes holds the post of Managing Director. Bowes commented, “My intention was always to ensure that ASLIB and its unique contribution to information management is sustained and flourishes and that its staff including myself can continue in employment.”

Cathy Mostyn, Business Development Director at Emerald, stated, “Aslib has the full support of Emerald Group Publishing Limited and as owners and publishers of the Aslib journals, we expect our relationship with them to be a long and happy one. Aslib bulk purchases these journals to service their members. This means that once membership fees are paid, the supply of Aslib/Emerald journals is guaranteed.”

Members will continue to benefit from subscriptions to two of the six Emerald/Aslib journals of their choice and also benefit from a 20% discount on any additional Emerald/Aslib journal(s). Members also benefit from an extensive range of electronic services which support Emerald titles. Emerald has a portfolio of 27 library and information science titles, more than any other publisher in the world.

Emerald Aslib journals are:

Aslib Proceedings
Journal of Documentation
Performance Management and Metrics
Records Management Journals
Library Hi Tech News

Aslib has also moved to new premises. Their new postal address is:

Holywell Centre, 1 Phipp Street, London, EC2A 4PS
Telephone number: 0207 613 3031

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About Aslib www.aslib.co.uk

Aslib, The Association for Information Management, was established in 1924. Its members are private and public sector companies and organisations throughout the world, concerned with managing information resources efficiently. Aslib has 3 branches and 14 Special Interest Groups, covering some 60 SIC areas. Their expertise is in helping and advising organisations, from SME's to large corporations and governments, on any of their issues and problems, information management great and small.

Aslib offers membership to suit you:

Corporate Membership - companies, organisations and sole traders
Affiliate Membership - individuals who wish to network
Student Membership - for students of any discipline

About Emerald www.emeraldinsight.com/

Emerald Group Publishing Ltd is the leading English language publisher of academic and professional literature in the fields of management and library & information services and is a globally recognized source of online management information.. Emerald is COUNTER compliant, meeting the international code of practice for reports that allow clients to measure the usage of online information products and services in a more consistent way.

Emerald publishes over 150 titles such as Management Decision, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Documentation, Library Hi Tech, Journal of Knowledge Management and The TQM Magazine.

Emerald’s flagship product, Emerald Management Xtra, is dedicated to the continued development of business schools and management departments worldwide.


Roger Bowes, Aslib, Tel: 0207 613 3031 email: rbowes@aslib.com

Gill Crawford, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Tel: 01274 777700, email: gcrawford@emeraldinsight.com or Catherine Dhanjal, TheAnswer Ltd Catherine.dhanjal@theansweruk.com

Published on: 12:00AM on 18th February 2005