Sunday, September 21, 2008

CFP: Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship

CFP: Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship

The Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship,a refereed quarterly for librarians and information specialists in academic, private/corporate business libraries, as well public libraries, welcomes the submission of original articles.

JBFL is now published by Taylor & Francis, and is in its 14th volume. It is also in the third year editorship Editorship of Gary White, Head of the Schreye Business Library of Pennsylvania State University. Prof. White is a winner of the Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship; former Chair of the Business Reference & Services Section (BRASS)
of ALA, and noted by the Reference and User Services Association (ALA) as a
" librarian par excellence....[whose] publications and presentations have enabled many
information professionals to navigate the world of business information more efficiently and effectively."

The Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship has also just published a comprehensive, expanded special issue on career paths of notable business librarians, Guest Edited by Diane Zabel.

Areas for suggested articles include:
* managing business collections
* electronic sources of business information
* innovative reference/user services for
* business and finance libraries
* educating businesses information professionals
* bibliographic instruction in the business school
* outreach to targeted audiences
* marketing services and collections
* collaborative relations with other libraries/groups
* resources for specific types of business information
* professional activities of business information professionals
* technologies and their applications in the business library

Prospective authors are welcomed to contact the Editor to discuss ideas for possible submission:

Gary White, Editor
Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship
The Pennsylvania State University
309 Paterno Library
University Park, PA 16802-1810
(814) 865-9268

A free sample of the Journal, now published by Taylor & Francis, may be obtained by contacting
Marisa Starr