Thursday, July 28, 2011

CFP: Collaborat​ive Librarians​hip

Collaborative Librarianship – Publication of Vol. 3, no. 2 (Summer 2011) -July 7, 2011 – (Denver CO) – The open access journal, Collaborative Librarianship, (eISSN: 1943-7528) has published the 2nd issue of Volume 3.  Scholarly articles cover: the role of interns in academic libraries; an innovative approach to library partnerships with literary organizations; library collaboration with high schools; and a new mode of peer mentoring in libraries.  This issue also offers a tribute to Alan Charnes, CEO of the Colorado Alliance of Research libraries, who retires later this summer.  Continue to consult the News section, updated several times each week.

Collaborative Librarianship – Statistics, July 7, 2011 –  As of June 30th, 2011, the views/downloads total count for all items published to date tops 83,000.

Collaborative Librarianship: Call for Participation – July 7, 2011 – (Denver CO) – Consider joining the groundswell of support for library collaboration: volunteer to become a peer reviewer for the scholarly, open access, online journal, Collaborative Librarianship.  All related subject/interest areas are welcomed.  To register as a peer reviewer, please go to the home page, click “Register” tab, and provide the information. (Email address and other information given are strictly confidential and for use only by Collaborative Librarianship.)  You can also contact directly the General Editor, Ivan Gaetz:

Collaborative Librarianship: Call for Papers – Are you involved in some interesting, innovative or experimental aspect of library collaboration?  Is your library exploring or implementing resources or services that build on, promote, or expand the scope of library collaboration?  Are you critically reflecting on the methodology, theory or philosophy of why and how librarians, libraries or library consortia work together?  If so, we would like to hear from you!  Please consider submitting articles for “peer review” or “From the Field” sections of Collaborative Librarianship.  Reader responses to articles and opinion pieces also are welcomed. Submissions can be made directly through the CL website. Issues will be published in March, June, September and December each year.

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Ivan Gaetz, General Editor, Collaborative Librarianship
Regis University, 3333 Regis Blvd. Mail Code D-20
Denver CO 80221-1099