Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Call for papers collection development

I am the CONUL representative on the editorial board of SCONUL Focus.

Issue (70) will focus on collections with possible topics to include – conservation, collaborative purchasing, accessibility of collections, relationship with suppliers, affordable e-content, move from print, formats for e-materials, collaboration with academics on reading lists, mandates, new staff roles, open access and APCs, journal prices and Brexit, dealing with donations.

If you are interested in submitting an article please e-mail me by 17th March. Please consult previous issues of the journal to get an insight into style, length etc.

Date for completed articles to me – Friday 27th May.

Helen Fallon
Deputy University Librarian
Maynooth University

Call for reviewers - Reference Reviews

The call for reviewers is now open for the Emerald Group publication, Reference Reviews

Reviewers are sought across all subject areas and for all types of reference related material, especially gratis websites and subscription electronic resources. Previous reviewing experience is not a pre-requisite, but those who have not published reviews may be asked to write a trial review which will be used in the journal if of the required standard. 
Reviewers are not remunerated but receive complimentary access to Emerald journals on publication of a review, can retain most print items reviewed, may receive extended access to subscription electronic sources form publishers/vendors and have the benefit of publication in a recognized international journal used in libraries in North America, the UK and worldwide.   
If you are interested please send your CV to Vibiana Cvetkovic, North American Editor.