Thursday, June 12, 2014

Call for papers “Behavioral and Social Sciences Librarianship”

Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian is now accepting manuscripts for an issue focusing on “Assessment in Behavioral and Social Sciences Librarianship” to be published as volume 34(1). The submission deadline is September 26, 2014.

 We welcome the following topics relevant to behavioral and social science librarianship:
Examination or analyses of assessment methods/practices/criteria
Impact of assessment on library services (especially with respect to users), decision making, access to collections and information, library facilities, collection development, and library management
Examination of relevant theories, methodology, and assessment tools
Analysis of various assessment methods and methodology
Insights gained from assessment efforts
Examination of the integration of library assessment in everyday activities or practices
Planning of assessment efforts

Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian is a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal focusing on all aspects of behavioral and social sciences information with emphasis on librarians, libraries and users of social science information in libraries and information centers including subject areas of anthropology, business, communication studies, criminal justice, education, international and area studies, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, and
women’s studies.

The journal’s website includes Instructions to Authors
Please send all submissions and questions to the editor

Is there a topic or issue you would like to see addressed in B&SSL? Contact the
editor with suggestions.


Lisa Romero

 Editor, Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian
Head, Communications Library
Associate Professor
University of Illinois
122 Gregory Hall
810 S. Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801




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