Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Call for Chapter Proposals for ACRL book Teaching Business Information Literacy

Call for Chapter Proposals for ACRL book Teaching Business Information Literacy
Edited by Genifer Snipes, Ash E. Faulkner, Lauren Reiter, and Marlinda Karo
Please submit proposal via this form:

Contact Genifer Snipes at with any questions or to discuss proposal ideas.
Deadline for chapter proposals: June 30, 2020

Editors are seeking chapter proposals on practice-based lesson plans and activities for a new book supporting business information literacy instruction in academic libraries.

You can also submit your proposal as a 400-500 word document following this template: and submit via email to

Teaching Business Information Literacy will be the first-ever title focused specifically on business information literacy instruction. In this book, readers will find a collection of practical, classroom-tested business information lesson plans, learning guides, research activities, and projects for one-shot, embedded, and credit-bearing library classes in disciplinary and interdisciplinary settings.

Proposed Sections:
Our objective is to convey the diversity of business instruction activities, so if you have ideas for a proposal that doesn't fit into the topics listed below, please submit it anyway. We're open to adding additional book sections, if appropriate.

1. Basic Business Research Skills
2. Finance
3. Accounting
4. Entrepreneurship
5. Management
6. Marketing
7. International Business
8. Sustainable Business
9. Business Law
10. Using Technology in the Classroom

  • Genifer Snipes, MLIS, MS, Business and Economics Reference Librarian, University of Oregon Libraries
  • Ash E. Faulkner, MBA, MLIS, Business Librarian, The Ohio State University Libraries
  • Marlinda Karo, MLIS, MLOS, Public Services Librarian, Houston Community College
  • Lauren Reiter, MLIS, Business Liaison Librarian, Penn State University Libraries
Deadline for Contributor's Proposals: June 30 , 2020
Editor Review and Notification of Acceptance: August 30, 2020
Final Version of Chapters Due: December 30, 2020
Tentative Publication Date: May 2021

Genifer Snipes, MSLIS, MS
Assistant Professor
Business & Economics Research Librarian
University of Oregon Libraries