Friday, October 9, 2020

Call for Chapters Innovation and Experiential Learning in Academic Libraries: Meeting the Needs of 21st Century Students

 Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 
Editors: Sarah Nagle and Elias Tzoc

We seek chapter proposals that can provide crucial guidance for administrators and information literacy practitioners on implementing various new and innovative literacies into their instruction.

Key Dates
Chapter submissions deadline: November 15th, 2020
Decision on chapters proposals: December 15th, 2020

Full chapters deadline: May 15th, 2021
Section I -
Innovation and Leadership: in times of unprecedented changes and transformations, library leaders must plan, advocate and implement innovative services that support effective learning and teaching environments for all disciplines.

Section II - Examples and Case Studies: academic librarianship is a field of practice where librarians and information professionals are actively involved in creating programs and services that meet the dynamic and ever-changing needs of students and faculty.

Section III - Future Literacy Developments: as the world continues to change, because of new technologies or global crisis, the academic library community must also continue to change/create innovative literacy services that will contribute to student success.

Chapters will be 15-20 pages (5,000 - 7,000 words and will include 1-2 figures, tables, or images) each.
Chapter proposal topics may include, but are not limited to:
Section I: Innovation and Leadership

§   Leading teams focused on new/innovative instructional techniques and technologies

§   Campus-library partnerships for innovative initiatives

§   Examples and best practices for working with faculty to incorporate new literacies/experiential learning into curricula

§   Challenging the status quo at your institution

§   Championing innovative efforts

Section II: Examples and Case Studies of Literacy efforts in

§   Digital humanities

§   Data literacy

§   Digital scholarship

§   Active/experiential learning in information literacy

§   Maker/creation literacy

§   Design thinking/entrepreneurial thinking

Section III: Future Literacy Developments

§   Emerging Literacy Services in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

§   Information Literacy and Academic Library Innovation in a Post-COVID World


More information and Submission

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