Monday, December 20, 2010

Librarians as mentors

Call for book chapters

Librarians as Mentors in Librarianship for Adults and Students
Book Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.
Co-Editor: Carol Smallwood, MLS
Chapters sought for an anthology by practicing U.S. academic, public, school, special librarians sharing their librarianship know-how by mentoring adults or students: personal, one-on-one contact to further librarianship. Concise, how-to chapters using bullets, headings, based on experience to help colleagues further the profession.

No previously published, simultaneously submitted material, up to 3 co-authors/one complimentary copy per chapter as compensation; 3,000-4,000 words.

Possible topics: mentoring adults with/without a library degree; mentoring grade school, high school, undergrad, grad, doctoral students; mentoring long distance; lesson plans; technology tools; networking; classroom teaching; career workshops and conferences; time investment; job marketing; academic.
For a Go Ahead, please e-mail 2 topics each described in 2-3 sentences by January 30, 2011 and a brief bio. You will be contacted which of your topics are not duplications, inviting you to e-mail your submission. Please place MENTORS/Your Name on the subject line:

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