Monday, December 20, 2010

Preserving Local Writers

Preserving Local Writers, Genealogy, Photographs, Newspapers and Related Materials

Call for book chapters
Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Chapters sought for an anthology by librarians who've worked with historical societies in preserving local history, newspaper preservation, managed manuscript/book collections of local authors, photography collections, kept student oral and written interviews, and have done/are doing related activities. Tips needed on overcoming liability and invasion of privacy issues, what to save, ways to preserve local material for current and future generations. Librarians are often the last chance important aspects of local culture have of being conserved.

No previously published, simultaneously submitted material; 3,000-3,500 words. Concise, how-to chapters, using bullets, headings, written by one author. Compensation: a complimentary book, discount on additional copies.

Please e-mail 2-3 topics described separately in 2-3 sentences by January 30, 2011 with a short bio. You will be contacted which topics will fit. Kindly place, PRESERVING/Your Name, on the subject line to:

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