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*[http://librarycareers.blogspot.com/ Beyond the Job] lists calls for papers for journals and conferences in the US and overseas
 
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= Negotiating Contracts =
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*[http://www.acrl.org/ala/acrl/acrlissues/scholarlycomm/scholarlycommunicationtoolkit/librarians/librarianaggregation.htm Licensing of Electronic Content] A backgrounder from the ACRL [http://www.acrl.org/ala/acrl/acrlissues/scholarlycomm/scholarlycommunicationtoolkit/toolkit.htm Scholarly Communication Toolkit] on bundle licenses, alternatives and resources for further exploration.
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*[http://acrlblog.org/2006/10/05/you-can-change-a-contract/ You Can Change a Contract] by Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe at [http://acrlblog.org/ ACRLog]. Discusses the ACRL [http://www.acrl.org/ala/acrl/acrlissues/scholarlycomm/scholarlycommunicationtoolkit/toolkit.htm Scholarly Communication Toolkit] and ideas on how to negotiate better contracts with publishers.
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Revision as of 08:44, 12 May 2007

Contents

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.

Forms of Writing

Textbooks

Resources

Articles

  • Bauman M G. 2003, Textbook Writing 101 The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 14. An amusing take on the ins and outs of writing a textbook.
  • Henry C M. 2002, Birth of a textbook Chemical and Engineering News, v 80, no. 26, pp. 22-25. The experience of four first-time textbook authors in Chemistry, with good general advice for all disciplines.
  • Varian H R. 2001, What I've Learned about Writing Economics April 17. Includes advice on writing textbooks from an outcomes-based approach.

Books

  • Lepionka, M E. 2003, Writing and developing your college textbook, Glcester, Mass.: Atlantic Path Publishing.
  • 24 weeks to a finished book ALA Editions, describes the book publishing timeline.

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

Negotiating Contracts


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

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