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*[https://www.haworthpress.com/store/product.asp?sid=JPJJM2PF4TWS9LC4BGF84XR18AD6BVG0&sku=J204&detail=News&recnum=161#News JOURNAL OF ACCESS SERVICES] -  Special Issue: Best Practices in Access Services (deadline is Feb 1, 2007)
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==Listings of calls for papers for conferences and journals==
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*[http://librarywriting.blogspot.com/ A Library Writer's Blog]
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*[http://www.researchinglibrarian.com/ The Researching Librarian]
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*[http://librarycareers.blogspot.com/ Beyond the Job]
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==Other specific writing opportunities==
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*[http://informatics.buffalo.edu/org/lsj/ Library Student Journal],  [http://librarystudentjournal.blogspot.com/ Editors' Blog]
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**"LSJ will feature original work by masters and PhD students at the ALA-accredited schools in North America and their peers internationally. It will be a showcase for the talents of the best LIS students and it will be a forum for discussing issues of current concern to future professionals in the field."
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*[http://www.lib.jmu.edu/org/jwl/ Journal of Web Librarianship]
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**"JWL seeks both practical communications and original, scholarly research about relevant topics in web librarianship. New authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts."
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*[http://blogs.ala.org/memberblog.php?title=thinking_about_thinking_about_presenting&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1 Thinking About Presenting at Conference?]
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**How to pitch a program or topic for ALA's Annual and Midwinter meetings.
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==Reworking Papers==
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*[http://acrlblog.org/2006/08/23/the-thrill-of-victorythe-agony-of-defeat/ The Thrill Of Victory…The Agony Of Defeat] Steven Bell.
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**Advice on retooling conference proposals or papers if you are rejected (happens to everyone!)
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Revision as of 04:34, 12 May 2007

Tips for Publishing in Library-Related Journals

Tips for Speaking at Conferences/Getting Speaking Engagements

1. Publish a book.
2. Write and submit articles to print and on-line publications.
3. Submit press releases.
4. Advertise in publications your target audience reads.
5. Create a blog on your topic and updated regularly.

Blogs/Websites to Watch

  • A Library Writer's Blog "Calls for papers, presentations, participation, reviewers, and other notices," maintained by Corey Seeman.
  • Beyond the Job lists calls for papers for journals and conferences in the US and overseas

Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out


Specific Publishing Opportunities

Listings of calls for papers for conferences and journals

Other specific writing opportunities

  • Library Student Journal, Editors' Blog
    • "LSJ will feature original work by masters and PhD students at the ALA-accredited schools in North America and their peers internationally. It will be a showcase for the talents of the best LIS students and it will be a forum for discussing issues of current concern to future professionals in the field."
  • Journal of Web Librarianship
    • "JWL seeks both practical communications and original, scholarly research about relevant topics in web librarianship. New authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts."

Reworking Papers