Call for proposals
Advances in Library Administration and Organization
Technical Services in the 21st century Library
Publication due 2020
Series Editor: Samantha Hines, Peninsula College
Volume Editor: Christine Dulaney, American University
While librarianship in general has had constant revolutionary change, technical services has nearly been completely reimagined in the 21st century. ALAO seeks submissions for the “Technical Services in the 21st Century Library” volume that delve beyond examples and case studies to examine the changing role of technical services from the library management perspective.
Proposals in the following areas would be of particular interest
This will be the first volume of Advances in Library Administration and Organization (ALAO) to publish in 2020.
About the Advances in Library Administration and Organization series
offers long-form research, comprehensive discussions of theoretical developments, and in-depth accounts of evidence-based practice in library administration and organization. The series answers the questions, “How have libraries been managed, and how should they be managed?” It goes beyond a platform for the sharing of research to provide a venue for dialogue across issues, in a way that traditional peer reviewed journals cannot. Through this series, practitioners can glean new approaches in challenging times and collaborate on the exploration of scholarly solutions to professional quandaries.
How to submit
We are currently seeking proposals for the 2020 volume on Technical Services in the 21st Century Library If you are interested in contributing to this volume, please send a proposal including author details and estimated length of final submission to Samantha Hines atby April 15.
Submission deadline for proposals: April 15, 2019
Notification of acceptance sent by: May 31, 2019
Submission deadline for full chapters: October 31, 2019
Comments returned to authors: January 31, 2020
Submission deadline for chapter revisions: March 31, 2020
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