Continuing Education for Librarians: Workshops, Conferences, College, and Other Ways
Book Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.
Co-editor: Carol Smallwood, The Frugal Librarian: Thriving in Tough Economic Times; and Library Management Tips That Work, both 2011 ALA Editions
Co-editor: Vera Gubnitskaia, Orange County Library System, Orlando, Florida; contributor to Librarians as Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook (ALA Editions, 2010)
Co-editor: Kerol Harrod, Denton Public Library, Denton, Texas; 2011 Texas Library Association Public Relations Branding Iron Award
Chapters sought for an anthology by U.S. practicing academic, public, school, special librarians, LIS faculty, sharing practical how-to chapters on ways to continue education before/beyond your MLS in librarianship and other fields for advancement, keeping current, and personal satisfaction.
Possible topics: workshops, conferences, deciding on colleges, online classes, scholarships, maximizing technology, graduate assistants, research and publication, stress management, financial aspects, teaching, balancing classes/family/work, networking, travel abroad. Creative methods relating to professional development encouraged.
Concise, how-to chapters 3,000-3,500 words using bullets, headings, based on experience to help colleagues. No previously published or simultaneously submitted material. One or two authors; one complimentary copy per chapter as compensation, discounts on additional copies.
Please e-mail 2-3 topics each fully described in 2-3 sentences by November 14, 2011 with brief biography sketch(s). Please place EDUCATION/Last Name on the subject line to: Kerol at firstname.lastname@example.org
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