Call for Articles-Against the Grain DeVoe, Kristen 29 Mar 2007 15:07 UTC

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Against the Grain is now accepting submissions of articles for the
June 2007 issue.   This issue will look at the topic of "Best Practices
in Collection Development"

Possible Article Topics Could Include:

-cooperative collection development and/or library consortiums

-licensing electronic resources

-Working with foreign vendors

-Collection assessment

-Virtual Approval Plans

-Moving from print to electronic

-library/departmental liaison programs

-weeding a collection

The above are only suggestions.  This topic is broad and articles on
other aspects of collections development are certainly 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 Monday, April 9, 2007.
The deadline for submission of the articles themselves is Monday, April
30, 2007.

  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 June 2007 Issue of Against the Grain.

Kristen E. DeVoe

Electronic Resources Librarian

College of Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina 29424

Phone: (843) 953-6671

Email: <>