Monday, April 10, 2017

Call for Reviewers: Public Services Quarterly (PSQ)

Public Services Quarterly (PSQ), published by Taylor & Francis, covers a broad spectrum of public service issues in academic libraries, including reference and research assistance, information literacy instruction, access and delivery services, and other services to patrons.

Book reviewers are sought to contribute to this quarterly journal. Titles are available for review with upcoming deadlines of May 15, 2017August 15, 2017, and beyond. Reviews are approximately 500 words in length.

Reviewers should possess strong writing skills and an ability to keep to deadlines. Please provide your name, title, affiliation, a brief statement of your review interests for PSQ, and details on previous writing/reviewing experience, if any (no CVs or resumes needed).

Reply to Kirstin Duffin, incoming Professional Reading Column Editor, Questions are welcomed.

Current titles available for review include:

  • Conte, Marisa L. (Ed.). (2016). Translating expertise: The librarian’s role in translational research. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • McClure, R., & Purdy, J. P. (2016). The future scholar: Researching and teaching the frameworks for writing and information literacy. Medford, NJ: Information Today.
  • Strittmatter, C., & Bratton V. K. (2016). Teaching plagiarism prevention to college students: An ethics-based approach. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Tattersall, A. (Ed.). (2016). Altmetrics: A practical guide for librarians, researchers and academics. London, UK: Facet Publishing.

Kirstin Duffin
Reference Librarian
Booth Library / Eastern Illinois University