Tuesday, October 09, 2007

CALL FOR ARTICLES on Rural Librarianship

CALL FOR ARTICLES on Rural Librarianship

The Center for the Study of Rural Librarianship at Clarion University of Pennsylvania is seeking scholarly articles for its two professional publications:

1) Rural Libraries, focusing on current trends and issues affecting small and rural libraries

2) Bookmobile and Outreach Services, concentrating on current trends and issues in library outreach.

Each journal is published twice annually, once in the spring and once in the fall. Articles may take the form of scholarly papers or essays and may reflect librarianship from any part of the world. Submissions must conform to guidelines in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 5th Edition and should be 10-25 pages in length. Please review earlier issues of each journal available at http://jupiter.clarion.edu/~csrl/services.htm or through WilsonWeb’s
Library Literature and Information Science Full Text database to familiarize yourself with the preferred style for each journal and to review previous article topics.

Submissions in MS Word 2003 format may be:

1) mailed to the address below in hard copy with electronic version on floppy disc or CD, or

2) e-mailed as an attachment to csrl@clarion.edu.

Include the following information with your submission:

1) Name
2) Title/Position
3) Institution
4) Address
5) Phone Number
6) E-mail Address
7) The Name of the Journal to Which You Are Submitting
8) An abstract of no more than 120 words
9) A biographical sketch of the author(s) of no more than 100 words each

Notification of receipt of your submission will be sent via e-mail.

The deadline for spring issue submissions is: January 11, 2008

Thank you and we look forward to reviewing your work.

Center for the Study of Rural Librarianship
Department of Library Science
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
840 Wood Street
Clarion, PA 16214

Please send all correspondence ATTN: Editorial Staff