CFP: Valuing Librarianship: Core Values in Theory and Practice - A Special Issue of Library Trends (February 2016)
- Confidentiality and privacy
- Education and lifelong learning
- Intellectual freedom
- The public good
- Social responsibility
- How has this value evolved over the last ten years?
- How do librarians enact and advocate for this particular core value? Are librarians successful in their advocacy?
- Where does this particular value emerge in librarianship or libraries? Is attention to this value changing libraries, the work we do in the profession, or the profession itself?
- Other questions that look specifically at how one core value reflects, informs, guides, or challenges current practices and thought within libraries or librarianship.
- An abstract of 500 words that clearly identifies the selected core value
- A 50-100 word biographical statement of author(s)
- A list of author’s/authors’ selected and relevant publications and presentations with links as available.
September 1, 2014: Notification of acceptance decisions
January 15, 2015: Full papers due
June 15, 2015: Final revisions due
February, 2016: Publication