Thursday, July 20, 2017

call for papers - Classification

September issue of Catalogue and Index 

  • Do you have something to say about classification?
  • Have you inherited an in-house classification scheme that you love/hate?
  • Have you had to reclassify a library or collection, or are thinking of embarking on a reclassification project in the future?
  • What do you wish you had learnt about classification when you studied LIS or what professional training in classification would you like to be available?
  • Have you been to an interesting classification event recently or encountered a good classification book?
  • Have you designed your own classification scheme?
  • Do you use multiple classification schemes in your library and want to share your experiences of these?
  • Have you got some interesting experiences of making your classification more localised or more standardised?
  • How do you think your library users utilise your classification?
  • Do you have any thoughts about unethical classification and problematic terminology or structures? 
We welcome papers on these or any other aspect of classification for this issue. Papers can be up to 2,000 words and should be submitted by the end of August 2017.
Please contact the editors with your proposal.
more information
Karen Pierce
Deborah Lee

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Call for proposals for presentations, panels and workshops - Researcher to Reader Conference

This conference will take place in London on 26 & 27 February 2018. Abstracts by 31st August  More information

Call for contributions E-Resources Roundup

Call for contributions to the "E-Resource Round Up" column for volume 29, issue 4 of the Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship (JERL). Submissions can be related to any aspect of electronic resources and their use in libraries, including conference reports, professional discussion groups, meetings, and practices in using electronic resources in-house. This would be a great opportunity for you to report on topics that may benefit others in our profession.
The editors would like to receive contributions to the column by Friday, August 18, 2017. Contributions should not be published elsewhere.
If you have a submission or questions, please contact the column editors:
Mississippi State University Libraries
Mississippi State University Libraries