Wednesday, March 2, 2016

call for papers collection development

Call for Papers:  Against the Grain special issue: Emerging from the Dark(room): Tales of Adversity and Triumph in Collection Development.

Do you have a noteworthy tale of woe in the sphere of collection development?  I invite you to submit brief abstracts (1-2 paragraphs) no later than Friday, April 1 for the September 2016 issue of Against the Grain.  Please send your ideas to Lindsey Reno:

Topics include, but are not limited to:

Banned or challenged books.
Budget problems.
The difficulties of taking on new subject areas.
Inter-personal conflicts.
Issues of policy.
Backlash or Push-back from collection development projects (weeding, etc.).

For more information about Against the Grain, please follow this link:

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