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Advances in Library Administration and Organization
Challenging the “Jacks of All Trades but Masters of None” Librarian Syndrome
Publication due 2018
Series Editor: Samantha Hines, Peninsula College
Volume Editor: George J. Fowler, Old Dominion University
Librarianship may be said to be facing an identity crisis. It may also be said that librarianship has been facing an identity crisis since it was proposed as a profession. With the advent of technology that lowers barriers to the access of information, the mission of a library has become indistinct. This volume will explore the current purpose of librarianship and libraries, how we become “Masters of our Domains”, develop expertise in various elements of the profession, and how we extend outward into our communities.
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CMLE members: I know many of you are working with international patrons, and patrons who are emerging bilingual/English is their second language. This is a good opportunity to share your work with other people! If you would like some help with this proposal, or with writing about your work – just check in with us at CMLE Headquarters! We are always available to help you with research, writing, conference proposals, or anything else you might need!
Call for Chapter Proposals
Improving Library Services in Support of International Students and English as a Second Language (ESL) Learners (working title)
Editors – Leila Rod-Welch & Kendra Skellen
Proposal submission deadline: April 30, 2017
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Call for Chapters – Analysis and Assessment in Technical Services
Proposals sought for single authors or contributors for new monograph covering different aspects of analysis and assessment across technical services.
Proposal submission deadline: March 17, 2017
ALCTS Monographs is seeking proposals from single authors or contributors for a new monograph covering different aspects of analysis and assessment across technical services, from beginning to end. The purpose of the monograph will be on how to incorporate assessment and analysis work into a library’s existing workflow.
Intended Audience: Technical services managers, administrators, and deans, anyone interested in learning more about employing assessment in their work.
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Libraries everywhere are creating exciting promotional materials: newsletters, program announcements, reading celebrations, advocacy materials, fundraising messages, and much more. Now is the time to receive recognition for your library’s amazing work. The call for proposals for the 2017 PR Xchange Awards competition is now live!
Submit your proposals online now:
Deadline: March 15, 2017
About the PR Xchange Awards Competition
The 2017 PR Xchange Awards Competition recognizes the very best promotional materials produced by libraries in the past year. The PR Xchange Awards Competition is sponsored by the Public Relations and Marketing Section (PRMS) of the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). The PR Xchange Awards Competition is overseen by the PR Xchange Committee.
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