Note from the publisher

Performance Measurement and Metrics

ISSN: 1467-8047

Article publication date: 1 April 2002



(2002), "Note from the publisher", Performance Measurement and Metrics, Vol. 3 No. 1.



Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2002, MCB UP Limited

Note from the publisher

New publisher for 2002

Performance Measurement and Metrics: The International Journal for Library and Information Services is now published by Emerald.

Emerald acquired Performance Measurement and Metrics and seven other titles from Aslib, The Association for Information Management, in December 2001. The acquisition positions Emerald as the leading publisher of library and information journals, now with 24 information management titles.

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