Call for Articles-Against the Grain (fwd) SERIALST Moderator 23 Jun 2006 17:22 UTC

Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 12:38:31 -0400
From: "DeVoe, Kristen" <>
Subject: Call for Articles-Against the Grain

Against the Grain is now accepting submissions of articles for the
November 2006 issue.   This issue will look at the topic of "Collections
Assessment in the Digital Age"

Possible Article Topics Could Include:

-Development of new technologies/systems/tools for assessing electronic

-future of collections assessment

-impact of the internet as a tool for collection assessment

-Redesigning collection assessment procedures to reflect
digital/electronic collections.

-Challenges unique to assessing electronic collections

- methods used for assessment of print materials vs. methods used to
assess electronic collections

-collections assessment in digital/virtual libraries

-achieving effective assessment of electronic collections

-increased data available for use in collection assessment

Articles on other aspects of collections assessment are also welcome.

Against the Grain is a partially refereed publication, and articles are
usually 2000 -- 2500 words in length.  Article proposals and / or
abstracts of articles should be submitted by Friday, July 7, 2006.
The deadline for submission of the articles themselves is Friday, August
25, 2006.

  If you are interested in submitting an article, please let me
know by return email. (

If you need more information or have further questions, please do not
hesitate to ask.  My contact information is below.

Thanks so much for your time and attention.


Kristen DeVoe
Guest Editor of the November 2006 Issue of Against the Grain.

Kristen E. DeVoe
Electronic Resources Librarian
Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
College of Charleston
66 George Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29424
Phone: (843) 953-6671