Friday, January 13, 2012

CFP: Library Services for Multicultural Patrons to Encourage Library Use (Anthology)

CFP: Library Services for Multicultural Patrons to Encourage Library Use (Anthology)

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Co-editor: Carol Smallwood, Tips for Librarians Running Libraries Alone, and Preserving Local Writers, Genealogy, Photographs, Newspapers and Related Materials (both forthcoming from Scarecrow Press)

Co-editor:  Dr. Kim Becnel, Assistant Professor of Library Science, Appalachian State University. Contributor, Library Management Tips That Work, ALA Editions, 2011, and many other publications.

Chapters sought for an anthology by practicing academic, public, school, special librarians, LIS faculty in the United States and Canada sharing practical how-to chapters on reaching out to multicultural patrons to lessen cultural and language barriers. Practical ways to encourage library use to a wider range of patrons in the library community. Creative methods are sought that work in various types of libraries and job titles.

Concise, how-to chapters words based on experience to help colleagues. Your article should total 3000-3500 words; or two articles each 1500-1750 words to equal 3000-3500. No previously published or simultaneously submitted material. One or two authors per chapter; if two chapters both written by the same co-authors; complimentary copy as compensation, discount on more.

Please paste in an e-mail titles of  2-4 topics each fully described in 2 sentences by February 15, 2012 with brief biography sketch(s);  place MULTICULTURAL/Last Name on the subject line to: