- Su Epstein, Ph.D., co-editor. Director, Saxton B. Little Free Library, Columbia, Connecticut
- Carol Smallwood, co-editor. Public Library Systems, Special, School Librarian, Michigan
- Vera Gubnitskaia, co-editor. Reference Librarian, Valencia College, Winter Park, Florida
Saturday, July 01, 2017
CFP: Social Justice and Activism in Libraries, Moving Beyond Diversity to Action
Call for Chapters: Social Justice and Activism in Libraries, Moving Beyond Diversity to Action
Book Publisher: McFarland
One or two chapters sought from U.S. practicing academic, public, school, special librarians, LIS faculty, sharing how to take the concept of diversity to the next level. The role librarians can play in social justice and social change, activities supporting tolerance in libraries. Topics could be inclusivity, tolerance, civic engagement, civic education, human rights, social responsibility; in the areas of collection development, programming, professional development, partnerships and outreach—just to name a few.
One author or two or three authors per chapter. Compensation: one complimentary copy per 3,000-4,000 word chapter accepted no matter how many co-authors or if one or two chapters: author discount on more copies. Contributors are expected to sign a release form in order to be published.
Please e-mail titles of proposed chapters each described in a few sentences by August 30, 2017, brief bio on each author; place TOL, YOUR LAST NAME on subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org