Monday, December 29, 2014

Call for Chapters: Library's Role in Supporting Financial Literacy for Patrons

Library's Role in Supporting Financial Literacy for Patrons

Book Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Editor: Carol Smallwood,  Library Services for Multicultural Patrons: Strategies to Encourage Library Use Rowman & Littlefield, 2013

Chapters sought from U.S. and Canadian practicing academic, public, school, special librarians, LIS faculty, and other professionals sharing practical know-how.

Possible topics: Seeking and using collaborators in the financial industry; Job hunting help; Tax preparation programs; Recognizing fraud; Workshops for Senior Citizens; Case studies on what works and what doesn't in various types of libraries and patrons; other topics on financial literacy for library patrons you’ve had experience.

Concise, how-to chapters using bullets, headings, based on experience to help colleagues; creativity, innovation highly valued. Those able to write two chapters  read first. No previously published, simultaneously submitted material; One, two, or three authors per chapter; each chapter by the same
author(s). Compensation: one complimentary copy per 3,000-4,000 word chapter accepted no matter how many co-authors or if one or two chapters: author discount on more copies.

Please e-mail titles of 4 topics each described in a few sentences by February 5, 2015 with brief biography sketch on each author. Please place FIN, Your Name on subject line: