Thursday, June 18, 2009

Call for papers

"Journal of Web Librarianship" seeks both practical communications and original, scholarly research about relevant topics in web librarianship.
Proposals for an upcoming special issue, "Library Intranets 2.0." are now being accepted.
Nina McHale, Assistant Professor and Web Librarian at the University of Colorado Denver, will be guest editing this special issue. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

-identifying/creating best practices for internal information sharing (formats, workflow, access control, etc.)
-2.0 tools for improving internal communication
-use of open source software, i.e., Drupal, MediaWiki, for library intranets
-use of proprietary products, i.e., Microsoft SharePoint
-migrating intranets, managing content
-failed intranets: lessons learned
-2.0 buy-in and staff training
-spanning physical distances: connecting consortium members, branches, etc.

Query letters and preliminary proposals are welcome if potential authors would like to discuss their ideas with the editors. Please submit queries and manuscripts to guest editor Nina McHale at
Please refer to the JWL web site, for Instructions for Authors.

Further information about this peer-reviewed international Taylor & Francis journal is available at

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