Librarians as Mentors in Librarianship for Adults and Students
Book Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.
Co-Editor: Carol Smallwood, MLS
Writing and Publishing: The Librarian's Handbook, American Library Association 2010 http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2646
Librarians as Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook, American Library Association, 2010 http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2774
Thinking Outside the Book: Essays for Innovative Librarians, McFarland, 2008
Co-Editor: Rebecca Tolley-Stokes, Faculty Outreach Librarian, East Tennessee State University.
Chapters sought for an anthology by practicing U.S. academic, public, school, special librarians sharing their librarianship know-how by mentoring adults or students: personal, one-on-one contact to further librarianship. Concise, how-to chapters using bullets, headings, based on experience to help colleagues further the profession.
No previously published, simultaneously submitted material, up to 3 co-authors/one complimentary copy per chapter as compensation; 3,000-4,000 words.
Possible topics: mentoring adults with/without a library degree; mentoring grade school, high school, undergrad, grad, doctoral students; mentoring long distance; lesson plans; technology tools; networking; classroom teaching; career workshops and conferences; time investment; job marketing; academic.
For a Go Ahead, please e-mail 2 topics each described in 2-3 sentences by January 30, 2011 and a brief bio. You will be contacted which of your topics are not duplications, inviting you to e-mail your submission. Please place MENTORS/Your Name on the subject line: firstname.lastname@example.org
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