Monday, March 30, 2015

CFP: Scholars Series by Rowan & Littlefield (Library and Information Science)

CFP: Scholars Series by Rowan & Littlefield

The Beta Phi Mu Scholars Series, published by Rowan & Littlefield, welcomes proposals that advance knowledge in the discipline and profession of library and information science.  The following broad topics suggest projects future authors may wish to undertake, but is by no means an exhaustive list:

  • The economics of information and libraries
  • Innovative service options in different environments
  • Technologies that facilitate librarians’ and information specialists’ work
  • Examination of the dynamics of communities
  • Complexities of decision making
  • Developing professionals to make differences in organizations
  • Research into communication challenges
  • Serving ethnically, culturally, and/or linguistically diverse populations
  • Creating models for the sustenance of leadership in organizations

More information about the series can be found here.

Authors are asked to submit proposals that include the following:
  1. Working title
  2. Expected publication date and anticipated timeline
  3. Estimated length of manuscript
  4. Summary
  5. Outline of chapters
  6. Drafted chapter (if possible)
  7. Explanation of the significance of the manuscript
  8. Resume or vita addressing author’s qualifications

Inquiries, questions, and proposals should be sent directly to the editor, Andrea Falcone, at

Andrea M. Falcone, Editor
Beta Phi Mu Scholars Series
Head of Education & Outreach Services
Auraria Library
University of Colorado, Denver