Book Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.
Co-Editor: Carol Smallwood, MLS
Writing and Publishing: The Librarian's Handbook, American Library Association 2010 http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2646
Chapters sought for an anthology by practicing U.S. public and school librarians sharing their librarianship know-how by mentoring adults or students: personal, one-on-one contact to further librarianship. Concise, how-to chapters using bullets, headings, based on experience to help colleagues further the profession.
No previously published, simultaneously submitted material, up to 3 co-authors/one complimentary copy per chapter as compensation; 3,000-4,000 words.
Possible topics: mentoring adults with/without a library degree; mentoring grade school, high school, undergrad, grad, doctoral students; mentoring long distance; lesson plans; technology tools; networking; classroom teaching; career workshops and conferences; time investment; job marketing; academic.
Please e-mail 2 topics each described in 2-3 sentences by April 15, 2011 and a brief bio. Please place MENTORS/Your Name on the subject line: firstname.lastname@example.org