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(via Victoria Gruzynski–Indiana University, Bloomington)

The journal Currents in Teaching and Learning, a peer-reviewed electronic publication that fosters exchanges among reflective teacher-scholars across the disciplines, welcomes submissions for its Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 issues (Volume 10, Numbers 1 and 2).  We consider all submissions that address new approaches to theories and practices of teaching and learning.

Each year we release two issues of Currents, an open-ended Fall issue and a themed issue in the Spring.  We welcome all teaching and learning-related submissions for the Fall Issues.

The theme for the Spring 2019 issue is “globalizing learning”. With the intensifying clash between nationalism and globalization, the issue of how to incorporate consciousness of global issues and trends into college education has become ever more critical.  For this issue, we invite submissions that address this issue from theoretical and/or practical perspectives. Some questions that might be addressed include (but are not limited to) the following.

  • What constitutes “global learning”, and what implications might this have for the nature, substance, content, and methods of tertiary education?
  • What kinds of approaches can be used to integrate global knowledge and skills into teaching and learning across the disciplines?
  • In what ways can global and local forms of knowledge construction be related in classroom and extra-curricular modes of teaching and learning?

Looking ahead, the theme for the Spring 2020 issue is “Digital Pedagogies.” With their proliferation, diversification, and ever-growing importance in students’ lives, digital technologies present a limitless horizon of opportunities and challenges for educators.  As emerging technologies disrupt established spaces, dynamics, and institutions of learning, it becomes ever more urgent for instructors to reflect critically on how to incorporate digital tools and mediums into pedagogical practices.

Some questions that might be addressed include (but are not limited to) the following.

  • How do digital technologies inform issues of accessibility, inclusiveness, and diversity in higher education?
  • In what ways do digital pedagogies shape or reshape dynamics, structures, and hierarchies that are embedded in the academic learning environment?
  • Are there strategies and concepts that can guide instructors in aligning the bewildering array of emerging technologies with fundamental principles of rigorous learning?
  • How do we pedagogically navigate the intersection of digital media and information literacy?
  • Are there demonstrably effective ways to integrate face-to-face with digital learning environments?
  • What considerations should inform the selection and use of digital technologies in online, hybrid, and/or course design?

Submissions may take one of the following formats.

  • teaching and program reports: short reports from different disciplines on classroom practices (2850-5700 words)
  • essays: longer research, theoretical, or conceptual articles and explorations of issues and challenges facing teachers today (5700 – 7125 words)
  • book reviews: send inquiries attn: Kisha Tracy, Book Review Editor (no unsolicited reviews, please)

We welcome both individual and group submissions.  All submissions must be original, previously unpublished work and, if based in a particular academic discipline, must explicitly consider their relevance and applicability to other disciplines and classroom settings.

Submissions Deadlines:
Fall 2018 issue: Wednesday, August 15
Spring 2019 issue: Saturday, December 15

Submissions received after these dates will be considered on a rolling basis and for the following issue.

Currents in Teaching and Learning is a peer-reviewed electronic journal that fosters non-specialist, jargon-free exchanges among reflective teacher-scholars. Published twice a year and addressed to faculty and graduate students across the disciplines, Currents seeks to improve teaching and learning in higher education with short reports on classroom practices as well as longer research, theoretical, or conceptual articles, and explorations of issues and challenges facing teachers today.

For essays and teaching and program reports, send all inquiries to Editor Martin Fromm. at currents@worcester.edu.  For book reviews, send all inquiries to Book Review Editor Kisha Tracy, at ktracy3@fitchburgstate.edu. For submission guidelines, visit our website.

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(via Veronica Arellano Davis, St. Mary’s College of Maryland)

CFP: Deconstructing Service in Libraries: Intersections of Identities and Expectations

Call for Chapter Proposals

Working Title: Deconstructing Service in Libraries: Intersections of Identities and Expectations
Editors: Veronica Arellano Douglas and Joanna Gadsby
Submission Deadline: July 15, 2018
Publisher: Library Juice Press

Note: We use the term “librarian” in this call, but we do not mean to limit submissions to those with an MLS degree. All library workers are encouraged to submit chapter proposals.

Book Description

Research into the construction of librarians’ professional identities indicates a strong emphasis on our work as service providers, from both within the profession and the larger environment in which we exist. When taken to its most extreme conclusion, the service ethos that informs librarianship can turn into what some some in the field informally refer to as “Handmaiden Syndrome”- the expectation that librarians be at the beck and call of faculty, students, patrons, and administrators. This is most visible in traditional, patriarchal constructions of service that rely on hierarchical power structures, such as those present in academia and other educational and cultural institutions. But Roma Harris argues that librarianship has the potential to transform the ideal of service from one that exploits those in service roles toward a more democratic and potentially empowering exchange. To do so means an acknowledgement of the high level of emotional labor on the part of the librarian, who is constantly negotiating her sense of personal worth and professional value in pursuit of “good service.” It also raises questions about what components of identity we ignore or devalue when focusing on service as a defining feature in our profession.

This book will unpack the ways in which race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, and ability combine with an “ethic of service” to create, stagnate, or destruct librarians’ professional identities, sense of self, and self worth. We would like to examine the power structures, values, and contexts that influence our personal, professional, and institutional conceptions of service in libraries, as well as the costs and consequences (to ourselves and our institutions) of these very personal identity negotiations.

Possible Topics

Possible topics include but are not limited to the following:

Section 1: Situating Service in Librarianship
This introductory section will include a history of service values and behaviors in librarianship. It will examine the ways in which this value has been internalized by practitioners without a clear, agreed upon definition across the different subfields of librarianship.

Section 2: Intersecting Identities & Service
This section will include contributed chapters on the intersections of the ethos of service and personal identity. Questions explored may include:

• How do librarians’ personal identities influence their conception of service in libraries?
• What does service in libraries mean to you?
• In what ways do gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, class, and/or ability influence service expectations of librarians; the ways in which service is performed/carried out; and the ways in which service is perceived by others?
• How do definitions and expectations of service shape professional identities of librarians?
• What are the consequences of not meeting service expectations? How do these consequences differ based on personal identities?
• What is the role of power in service roles and how is influenced by intersectional identity?

Section 3: Reworking the Concept of Service in Libraries
This section will attempt to redefine the concept of service in libraries through a variety of critical theoretical lenses. Contributed chapters may, for example, rework service through a feminist, critical race, or critical disability framework. We also welcome theories and perspectives from other fields. Questions explored may include:

• Do we need a new shared definition of service in libraries?
• Should we abandon the ethos of service in libraries altogether?
• If so, what other professional values should take precedence?
• How can service be redefined to promote a critical, just, and inclusive work and patron environment in libraries? Can it do this?

A variety of traditional and nontraditional scholarship methods are welcome, including but not limited to rhetorical analysis, critical analysis, lyric scholarship, autoethnography, ethnography, phenomenological research, interviews, and other methods of exploring personal and collective identity and the ethos of service.

Timeline
• CFP distributed: April 2, 2018
• Deadline for Chapter Proposals: July 15, 2018
• Notification of Accepted Chapter Proposals: October 1, 2018
• First drafts due: January 15, 2019
• Second drafts due: March 15, 2019
• Final drafts due: June 1, 2019
• Editing: June-August 2019
• Submission of final manuscript: September 1, 2019

Submissions

Please email abstracts of up to 500 words to serviceinlibrariesbook@gmail.com

Abstracts should briefly describe your topic and how your chapter examines the ethos of service in libraries in relation to identity, and/or a larger theoretical framework. You are welcome to submit multiple abstracts about different possible topics. If your submission is tentatively accepted, the editors may request modifications. Material cannot be previously published.

Final chapters will be in the 2000-5000-word range. Abstracts that discuss service in tribal college libraries, HBCUs, Hispanic-serving institutions, community colleges, archives, special libraries, and libraries outside the United States are especially welcome.

Please direct any questions to Veronica Arellano Douglas and Joanna Gadsby, editors, at varellano@gmail.com or jogadsby@gmail.com.

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(via Jill Hallam-Miller, Bucknell University)

Bucknell University will host its fifth annual digital scholarship conference (#BUDSC18) from October 5th-7th. The theme of the conference is “Digital Scholarship: Expanding Access, Activism, and Advocacy.”

#BUDSC18 will bring together a community of practitioners-faculty, researchers, librarians, artists, educational technologists, students, administrators, and others-committed to promoting access to and through digital scholarship. We consider “access” in the broadest possible terms: accessible formats and technologies, access through universal design for learning, access to a mode of expression, access to stories that might not otherwise be heard or that might be lost over time, access to understanding and knowledge once considered beyond reach.

We encourage proposals that explore or critique digital scholarship as it relates to access, broadly conceived. Topics may include, but should not be limited to, the following:

  • accessibility of digital platforms and technology
  • access to resources to engage in or produce digital scholarship
  • digital scholarship and social change
  • sustainability and future access to digital scholarship
  • digital scholarship and multimodal/interdisciplinary access
  • access to digital scholarship beyond the academy
  • the public mission of digital scholarship
  • creating opportunities for diverse voices and perspectives
  • designing for access, activism, and advocacy

Submissions may take the form of interactive presentations, project demos, electronic posters, panel discussions, work-in-progress sessions, workshops, lightning talks, or other creative formats.

We look forward to building on the success of the last four years, in which we have come together to discuss challenges, share working models, reflect on projects, and inspire new avenues for actively including students in public scholarly pursuits. For more information, please view our highlights from the 2017 meeting, the conference website and this year’s call.

Proposal Submission Form

Proposals are due: Saturday, June 30, 7:00 PM CDT
Notifications will be sent by July 15th.
If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to budsc@bucknell.edu.

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(via Megan Lowe–Director of the Library, University of Louisiana at Monroe)

The title Violence in Libraries has been changed and expanded to Crisis Management and Aversion in Modern Libraries. Please find the updated, expanded, and extended “Call for Chapters” below.

Introduction

Librarians are no strangers to crises of all sorts. Drug overdoses, tornadoes, domestic violence, and riots have all touched libraries; these are not events that happen in other places. And public libraries are not the only libraries affected by such events. How can librarians, library staff, and library administration across the spectra of libraries – public and academic, school and special, law and medical – ensure and enhance the safety of their patrons and their spaces while preventing or mitigating crises?

This publication will seek to identify and report, through well-researched chapters, case studies and examples of how crises have affected libraries of all types and how those libraries have responded to these events. It will seek to identify solutions and ways of preventing or mitigating the risk of various crises in the context of the library. It seeks to cover a wide range of libraries, acknowledging that different types of libraries serve different types of populations, though none are immune to the unexpected crisis. Furthermore, different types of libraries may well experience different types of crises, so it is useful to examine this phenomenon from multiple perspectives.

Objective

Not only do different types of libraries serve different types of populations, the old real estate adage about the importance of “location, location, location” cannot be ignored. What doe crises look like in urban libraries versus rural ones? What do crises look like in libraries in developed countries versus developing ones? What do crises look like in public libraries versus academic ones? It is critical to understand this phenomenon from a variety of perspectives to (1) gain a better understand of the phenomenon itself as well as (2) to identify solutions that are working which could be of use to other libraries with similar problems and (3) help libraries develop policies and procedures that make the library safe for patrons and employees alike.

Target Audience

Librarians, researchers, administrators, advanced-level students, information technology professionals, and library staff will find this title useful for both understanding the phenomenon of crises in libraries and identifying approaches for prevention and mitigation which can underpin library policies and procedures to enhance safety for employees and patrons alike.

Recommended Topics

Contributors are welcome to submit chapters on the following topics related to crises in libraries and active approaches towards prevention and mitigation. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

Case studies, library reactions, policy and procedure analyses of any type of library crisis, such as acts of violence and terrorism, civil unrest, natural disasters and weather emergencies, catastrophic budget cuts, public health hazards, and accidents.

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before June 30, 2018, a chapter proposal of 1,000-2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by July 15, 2018, about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by September 28, 2018. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project. Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process. All proposals should be submitted through the “Propose a Chapter” link.

Inquiries may be directly to either:

Megan Lowe
University Library
University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209
Phone: (318) 342-3041
Email: lowe@ulm.edu

-Or-

Lindsey Reno
Earl K. Long Library
University of New Orleans
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70122
Phone: (504) 280-6499
Email: lreno@uno.edu

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Reminder: IACRL Forming Virtual Journal-Discussion Group

This is a reminder that the Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries is seeking to form a virtual journal-discussion club. (Thank you very much to everyone who has expressed interest so far.) The club would meet online once a month (or at a different frequency, depending on member preferences and availability) to discuss journal articles of interest to academic and research librarians in Illinois. The articles could come from any scholarly publication covering topics relevant to academic librarianship. Possible titles that are accessible for free online include College & Research Libraries and College & Research Libraries News. Club members would choose the articles before each meeting and also decide on questions to discuss, related to the topics of the articles.

The club would be an excellent opportunity for IACRL members to engage with colleagues from across the state, while staying current on the latest trends and issues affecting academic and research libraries. ACRL chapters in other states have had success with similar groups. If you would be interested in joining or managing the club, including hosting the meetings online (Google Hangouts is an option, depending on the number of participants), or if you have any questions on what the group’s activities might involve, please contact Eric Edwards, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect, at eedwards@ilsos.net.

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(via ACRL)

The ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee (ReSEC) is seeking community input on proposed revisions to the ACRL Policy Statement on Open Access to Scholarship by Academic Librarians, approved by the ACRL Board of Directors during the 2016 ALA Annual Conference. Based on recent recommendations, ReSEC is proposing revisions in order to make a more inclusive and forceful case for openness across all types of scholarship and scholarly products, and to provide a model for citation. As scholarship is a dynamic enterprise, ever changing in its goals and methods, ReSEC views the statement as a living document, subject to further changes with the future evolution of scholarship.

Please review the draft revision (PDF) on the ACRL website and send your feedback by July 1, 2018 to Steven Harris at stevenharris@unr.edu.

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(via Robin Canuel, McGill University)

Call for Chapters: New Approaches to Liaison Librarianship: Innovations in Instruction, Collections, Reference, and Outreach

Proposals are sought for an upcoming ACRL publication on new approaches to liaison librarianship in academic libraries.

Proposal Submission Deadline: September 14, 2018
Publisher: Association of College & Research Libraries
Editors: Robin Canuel (McGill University – robin.canuel@mcgill.ca<mailto:robin.canuel@mcgill.ca>), Chad Crichton (University of Toronto Scarborough – ccrichton@utsc.utoronto.ca<mailto:ccrichton@utsc.utoronto.ca>)
The editors aim to bring together a wide variety of perspectives from liaison librarians and liaison program leaders detailing the unique structures, practices, and solutions developed at their institutions. We feel that the time is ripe for a new in-depth treatment of liaison librarianship that details the responses of libraries to the latest trends in liaison librarianship and the recent literature discussing the liaison model in academic librarianship. We also hope to include a broad variety of perspectives, including those that may use different nomenclature (“subject librarians,” “departmental librarians,” and “embedded librarianship” are all relevant framings of practices and programs that we are interested in exploring).

As liaison librarianship typically involves individual librarians taking on responsibility for supporting the groups with whom they liaise in all of the major areas of librarianship (instruction, collections, and reference) and also often involves a heavy “outreach” component, we intend the book to be divided into multiple sections, with several chapters focusing on each of these four pillars of liaison librarianship. We also envision a section of the book dedicated to chapters focused on collaborating with faculty on their research, and the ways in which a liaison librarianship model allows librarians to better connect with scholars, and to support and enhance their academic work. Finally, we plan to conclude with a section devoted to the management of liaison librarianship models, both in terms of managing the models programmatically, as well as how we manage and evaluate the work of individual liaison librarians.

We intend the book’s chapters to include both original research in the area of liaison librarianship in an academic library context, as well as case studies and commentaries on real-world initiatives currently in place in college and university libraries worldwide.

Suggested chapter topics include, but are not limited to, coverage of liaison work from the following perspectives, which are currently serving as draft section headings for the book:

  • Organizing Ourselves: The Wide Variety of Models and Practices of “Liaison Librarianship”
  • Instruction: The Benefits of Liaison Librarianship for Teaching and Learning
  • Outreach: Making Stronger Connections with Faculty and Students Through Liaison Work
  • Collection Development: The Advantages and Challenges of Liaison Models for Collections Work
  • Reference: Providing Reference Support at the Reference Desk and Beyond
  • Faculty Research: Partnering with Faculty to Support their Scholarly Work
  • Management: Staffing, Managing, Developing, and Evaluating Liaison Librarianship Programs

Proposals should include author name(s), institutional affiliation, proposed chapter title, a summary of the proposed chapter (300-500 words), and a current CV. Authors of selected proposals will be notified by October 1st, 2018. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by March 2nd, 2019. Chapters should be unique to this publication. No previously published or simultaneously submitted materials should be included. Additional information about this opportunity is available from the following website.

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(via Hannah Rempel, Oregon State University)

The Journal of Web Librarianship, an international, peer-reviewed journal published quarterly by Taylor & Francis, is seeking a Reviews Editor to join the journal’s editorial team. JWL

publishes four issues each year and features original scholarship and practical communications in the areas of web-based technologies and their usability and use in libraries. Details are below.

Details: Reviews Editor

The Reviews Editor is responsible for the journal’s Reviews section, which has focused on book reviews, but could be expanded to include other types of reviews as appropriate. In consultation with the Editor, the Reviews editor sets direction for the Reviews section, identifies materials for review, corresponds with publishers and reviewers, recruits reviewers, assigns reviews to reviewers, and edits reviews prior to publication. The Reviews Editor’s term will be determined by the successful candidate and the editor but will begin as soon as the successful candidate can start. Training will be provided by the outgoing Reviews Editor.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience editing and proofreading.
  • Ability to encourage and coach colleagues.
  • Knowledge of and interest in web-based librarianship topics.
  • Collaborative and flexible working style; willing to receive and provide feedback.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV by June 15, 2018, to: Hannah Gascho Rempel, Editor in Chief, at jweblib@gmail.com. Specifically, please discuss the following in your cover letter:

  • Your general background and interest in the position.
  • Relevant experience and knowledge.
  • Potential ideas for the review section’s future direction.

You may also wish to include examples of reviews or editing work to demonstrate relevant abilities.

To view online content for the journal, go here.

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(via Susanne Clement, University of New Mexico)

Collection Management will be publishing a special issue of the journal dedicated to “Imagining the Future Academic Library Collection” together with guest editor Michael Levine-Clark, Dean of Libraries, University of Denver.

For most of our history, academic librarians have built collections. We’ve acquired the resources that we felt would serve our students and faculty, and by so doing, we’ve created collections meant to last. That terminology – “collection building” – implies permanence, and perhaps inflexibility. But the way we think about collections is changing: we often rely on access rather than ownership, we are deaccessioning large portions of our legacy print collections to make way for service points and study spaces, and we recognize that we must develop far more inclusive collections than we did in the past.

Almost twenty years into the twenty-first century, the bulk of most materials budgets is dedicated to electronic resources, and through negotiation of big deals and use of models such as demand-driven acquisition, most of us have access to far more content than was ever possible at the end of the last century. Most of us have come to rely on consortial partners when we negotiate with vendors, and we work collaboratively through partnerships like the Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) or the Eastern Academic Scholars Trust (EAST) to plan for the future of our print collections. We have resources and strategies available to us that allow us to think differently, but our collection development models are not radically different than they were in the past.

Thinking about the future of academic libraries, what will our collections look like? Will academic libraries continue to build collections, or will we simply provide access to content? Will collections reside within the library or will they be retrieved from some other location? Will collection management be replaced by metadata management? In a world with greater homogeneity of collections (because we all have access to so much more), what is the role of special collections? Will open access change the way we manage library collections and library budgets? How do we work together to ensure the broadest range of material is preserved into the future while also making sure we have the best collections possible at our local institutions? How do we collect the ephemera of the digital age – digital objects, websites, emails, etc? If we continue to emphasize collecting published scholarly resources, how do we add things such as data sets, streaming media, and as-yet unimagined new resources? And how do we make sure that we don’t perpetuate the mistakes of the past by mainly collecting dominant voices?

Based on existing developments in librarianship, higher education, or elsewhere, what do you see as key trends in the future of academic library collections? What do you think will happen? What do you hope will happen? We are soliciting peer-reviewed articles, commentaries and case studies for a special issue of Collection Management to be published in 2019 on “Imagining the Future Academic Library Collection.”

Please submit an abstract (200-500 words) by May 21, 2018 to sclement@unm.edu and jnixon@purdue.edu  that describes your vision for the future and outlines how you will approach the topic. Indicate whether you are interested in writing a commentary, peer-reviewed article or a case study.

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(via Raymond Pun–California State University, Fresno)

Call for Chapters for ACRL’s The Sustainable Library’s Cookbook edited by Raymond Pun and Dr. Gary L. Shaffer

We are seeking “recipes” or chapter proposals on practice-based examples of lesson plans or projects that support sustainability efforts in academic libraries. Recipes will follow the ACRL Cookbook Format. Your 500-to-700 word submission in word doc should describe a successful lesson plan or activity that support sustainability in the academic library. They can be related to these three key areas:

Section 1. Applying Sustainable Thinking and Development – Applying sustainable thinking into library functions including information technology, finance, facilities, waste management, human resources, space planning, etc.:

·  Triple Bottom Line (financial/economic, environmental, as well as social (internal/workforce and external/social justice and campus community) concepts applied in different areas of library services

·  Installing solar panels in the library, upgrading lighting systems in library facilities, supporting alternatives to driving; green technology, architecture planning; extension; developing strategies to minimize cost, utilize costs;

·  Integrating the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030 in your library practices

·  Addressing issues of poverty, inequity and food shortage in your campus; dumpster diving projects;

·  Strategic planning for sustainable practices in specific areas of the library; special grant projects or case studies; disaster-planning projects; makerspaces; OER and textbooks; sustainable printing;

·  Assessment/evaluation plans for sustainability practices; marketing sustainability developments in the library

Section 2. Teaching, Learning and Research Services – Supporting sustainability studies in the areas of teaching, learning and research services including information literacy, one-shots, technology, integrating ACRL New Frameworks,  threshold concepts, discipline tracks – first year writing, communications, STEM instructions, community of teaching practices, and subject/liaison responsibilities:

·  Teaching FYE STEM using campus sustainability as the research topic

·  Building a data research/scientific data program to support sustainability studies, water studies or renewable energy; ecological and environmental education; green literacy

·  Teaching a information literacy workshop to environmental studies, food studies, agriculture, transportation studies/engineering, sociology, anthropology, political science or urban studies, architecture, business/entrepreneurship/marketing classes that address sustainable development, climate change, green energy, alternative fuels, sustainable housing, clean transportation, etc.

·  Integrating GIS skills and tools in library instruction to support sustainability studies; digital scholarship or humanities/area studies projects covering sustainability/environmental studies

·  Integrating environmental, economic, and social justices in your teaching practices; Liaison to Water/Environmental Institutes/Centers

Section 3. Community Engagement, Outreach, and Partnerships – Forming new partnerships, outreach services or community engagement programs to inform sustainability practices in the library and beyond:

·  Forming partnerships with communities to promote environmental awareness issues

·  Partnering with Career Development Center to host a job/internship fair on green energy and jobs;

·  Collaborating with Sustainability Student Club to coordinate new programs or events in the library such as urban farms, organic food productions, collaborative collection development, green collections; World Water Day, World Earth Day, environmental awareness;

·  Partnerships with public libraries, government agencies, environmental and other community groups for reading clubs, activities, engagements

·  Building local knowledge wand community experts relating to sustainability, ecology, etc.

Deadline for proposals for Contributors: July 9, 2018

Editors Review + Notification for Contributors: July 30, 2018

Final Recipes will be due on October 1, 2018

Email us at acrlsustainable@gmail.com with submissions and any questions. Please refer to the The Library Instruction Cookbook (ACRL 2009) and The First Year Experience Cookbook (ACRL 2017) for examples of format and tone. We are willing to be flexible with wording, style, and topics.  Creativity encouraged! We look forward to your proposals!

Co-editors:

Raymond Pun, First Year Student Success Librarian, California State University, Fresno

Dr. Gary L. Shaffer, Director Library and Information Management at USC Marshall School of Business

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