Call for NASIG Proceedings Editors Rick Anderson 31 Jan 2007 17:58 UTC
NASIG PROCEEDINGS EDITORS WANTED
NASIG is seeking one or two co-editors for its 2007 Conference
Proceedings. This is a great opportunity for NASIG members who want to
become actively involved in one of the best conferences in our field.
We are seeking an excellent writer who has editing experience and is
able to work under tight deadlines. The editors will together form a
team to prepare the print edition of the proceedings. Terms of
appointment may be for either one or two years.
The proceedings editors will recruit, select and organize volunteers who
will take detailed notes at each program. A major responsibility will
be communicating the requirements for the published proceedings to
conference speakers. Before the conference, speakers will be advised on
submission formats, deadlines, and copyright requirements. After the
conference, the editors will work with speakers on revisions. The
editors must be diplomatic but firm about NASIG's requirements.
The editors will work under the general direction of the NASIG Executive
Specific qualifications include, but are not limited to, the following:
* NASIG membership and previous conference attendance
* Attendance at the NASIG Conference in Louisville, KY in May/June
* Prior editing/publishing experience
* Demonstrated writing ability
* Expertise with standard word processing programs
* Ability to send and receive attachments via e-mail
* Ability to complete editorial work between June and October
To apply, submit a letter outlining specific qualifications and
experience. Include current resumes and writing samples. Preference
will be given to those applicants who address the specific
qualifications listed above. Appointment is subject to approval by the
NASIG Executive Board.
Submit all application materials (application letter, resumes, and
writing samples) in electronic format via e-mail by February 20 to Rick
Anderson at: email@example.com.
For further information, contact:
Director of Resource Acquisition
University of Nevada, Reno Libraries