Friday, March 02, 2012

Time Organization for Librarians: Beating Budget and Staff Cuts (Call for Chapters)

Time Organization for Librarians: Beating Budget and Staff Cuts (Call for Chapters)

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: Jason Kuhl, Library Operations Director, Arlington Heights Memorial Library, Arlington Heights, Illinois; contributor, The Frugal Librarian: Thriving in Tough Economic Times (ALA Editions, 2011)

Co-editor: Lisa Fraser, Public Services Librarian, Bellevue Library, King County Library System, Bellevue, Washington; Guest Lecturer, Information School, University of Washington

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 ways to organize time the most effectively especially with budget and staff cuts: Administration,  Daily Operations,  Maximizing Technology, Personal Life, Goal Setting. 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; complimentary copy as compensation, discount on more.

Please e-mail titles of 2-4 topics each fully described in 2 sentences by March 31, 2012 with brief biography sketch(s). Please place TIME/Last Name on the subject line to: