Wednesday, April 03, 2013

CFP: Library Communications Journal

CFP: Library Communications Journal

Library Communications Journal, the official online journal of the Association of Library Communications and Outreach Professionals (ALCOP), is seeking articles for its Spring 2013 issue scheduled for publication in May.

The articles in the journal take a practical approach to library communications and outreach and are written by members of the library communications profession. Topics include strategies for reaching out to underserved populations, fundraising ideas, program development and promotion, and crisis management. We also encourage discussion of best practices for event planning, staff relations, generating better media coverage, or the use of social media and technology to tell your story. Creative solutions to issues facing today’s practitioner are also welcome.

The deadline to submit an article is April 19, 2013. New for the Spring issue are book reviews on publications focusing on library marketing and public relations; for those, the deadline is April 26, 2013. We also invite you to send us information about upcoming conferences or programs of interest to practitioners.

Authors should send the manuscript in Word format along with a brief bio of the author(s) as well as a headshot of the author(s).

Please send your article and address all questions to Denise Shorey, Managing Editor of LCJ, at