Friday, June 24, 2011

CFP - Jump-Start Your Career as a Digital Librarian: A LITA Guide

I am editing a book to be published by Neal-Schuman Publishers, entitled
"Jump-Start Your Career as a Digital Librarian: A LITA Guide". The
guide is intended for new and aspiring digital librarians, with a focus
on academic libraries. I'm seeking authors for the following chapter

1. So you want to be a digital technology librarian. What does
that mean?

2. Getting the most out of library school -- advice for the

3. Making a career shift -- advice for current librarians

4. Landing your first job

5. Digital technology: what you need to know

6. Managing digital projects

7. Making friends with metadata

8. Understanding the new scholarly publishing landscape

9. Collaboration in the digital age

10. Preserving the bits and bytes

11. Moving up in the world - furthering your career

My deadline for submitting the manuscript is December 31, 2011, with
publication presumably in 2012.

Please contact me if you are interested in contributing or would like
further information. Thanks for reading.

Jane Monson

Jane Monson
Digital Projects Librarian
Pickler Memorial Library
Truman State University
(660) 785-4539