Sunday, May 11, 2014

CFP: Catholic Library World

Submissions are being accepted on an ongoing basis for upcoming issues of Catholic Library World. 

Catholic Library World is the official journal of the Catholic Library Association.  Established in 1929, CLW is an international refereed quarterly journal. CLW publishes articles that focus on all aspects of librarianship,with articles are intended for an audience that is interested in the broad role and impact of various types of libraries, including, but not limited to academic, public, theological, parish and church libraries, and school libraries.     

The preferred method for submitting manuscripts is as a word-processed attachment in e-mail.  Author’s full name, affiliation, and e-mail address must accompany any manuscript submission.  

Articles should provide something new to the existing literature.  The word count should be 3500- 5000 words and should adhere to The Chicago Manual of Style (humanities is preferred).  The style should be accessible and well-documented.    

Catholic Library World also publishes about 100 reviews per issue. Each review is up to 300 words long. Prospective book reviewers should email the editor with their qualifications and interests for review books. CLW reviews theology, spirituality, children's books, young adult books, library science, and selected books from across the disciplines.

Submission deadline: Submissions are ongoing. 

For more information, please visit this website:

Send submissions and queries to: Sigrid Kelsey, General Editor,