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LibParlor Classifieds – 3/15/22

Check out our new Classifieds! We have two calls for papers, a call seeking speakers for an upcoming virtual panel program, and a temporary position to work with LPOL on coordinating forum grant travel.

LibParlor Classifieds are a way to connect with members of the community to discuss research. Please fill out our Google Form to see your classifieds in the future!


Library Diversity and Residency Studies: Journal Call for Papers

We are now inviting submissions for our next issue of Library Diversity and Residency Studies (LDRS), an open access, peer-reviewed journal founded and published by a team of librarians and LIS faculty members. LDRS publishes articles that are engaged in the social justice project of increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the library profession and in LIS curricula. 

For more information about our topical areas, please see: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/ldrs/about.html

We welcome work from established authors in the field, and also encourage submissions from new authors. We will prioritize submissions from marginalized voices, including submissions that represent diverse perspectives. We are committed to working with authors during the submission and review process. We publish high-quality, peer-reviewed articles in a range of formats, with a focus on DEI issues and residency programs. We expect proposals to include unique and substantial new content from the author and are open to suggestions for new article types and formats.

Article submissions are accepted throughout the year. Please submit complete, original articles that are not currently under consideration by another publication following the Author Guidelines listed below for peer-review consideration.  To make a submission to the journal, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the “Submit Article” button at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/ldrs/

You will be prompted to create an account on the system for submission tracking purposes.

To contact the LDRS editorial board on other inquiries, email us at: ldrs-inquiries@googlegroups.com

CFP: Evidence based teaching practice – How are you incorporating evidence into your teaching practices?

The ACRL Health Sciences Interest Group is soliciting speakers for their virtual program “Evidence Based Teaching Practice: How Are You Incorporating Evidence into Your Practice?” This program will be a 90-minute virtual presentation with several speakers addressing the topic. The presentation abstract is as follows:

Evidence based practice has long been a part of the medical profession.  As health science information professionals, evidence based practice should be part of how we practice librarianship, especially our instruction practice. What is evidence-based practice?  How do we do it?  Is it a fad, one more entry on the library bingo card until the next “most important thing” pushes it to the side?  How do we collect the evidence to improve our practice and teaching?

In this program, sponsored by the ACRL Health Sciences Interest Group, a diverse panel of speakers will address these questions and more.  Attendees will be able to put together a plan and action items to immediately include evidence based practice into their own librarianship and teaching.

We are seeking speakers from a variety of academic libraries, especially from community college libraries and libraries serving a diverse student population. Speakers should be knowledgeable about and experienced with evidence based practice teaching  and able to present on one of the session’s proposed learning outcomes.

Learning Outcomes for the Program

  • Attendees will be able to identify best practices for evidence based practice in teaching
  • Attendees will be able to create a plan for using evidence based practice in their own teaching
  • Attendees will be able to implement strategies for advocating for the use of evidence based practice in their teaching

Deadline: 04/08/22

Contact: amandatarbet@gmail.com

To learn more: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeZddb2EQKUjcqvkuH-b0ynDM5k3KUQX6pym-Q4v0CTw5bJbA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Submissions are being accepted on an ongoing basis for upcoming issues of Catholic Library World

Catholic Library World is the official journal of the Catholic Library Association. Established in 1929, CLW is an international refereed quarterly journal. CLW publishes articles that focus on all aspects of librarianship, especially as it relates to Catholicism and Catholic Studies. CLW articles are intended for an audience that is interested in the broad role and impact of various types of libraries, including, but not limited to academic, public, theological, parish and church libraries, and school libraries. CLW respects diverse Christian traditions as well as non-Christian and welcomes relevant articles from a variety of religious traditions.

The preferred method for submitting manuscripts is as a word-processed attachment in e-mail. Author’s full name, affiliation, and e-mail address must accompany any manuscript submission.

Articles should provide something new to the existing literature. The word count should be 3500- 5000 words and should adhere to The Chicago Manual of Style (humanities is preferred). The style should be accessible and well-documented.

Submission deadline: Submissions are ongoing. For more information, please visit this website: http://www.cathla.org

LibParlor Online Learning is Looking for a Grant Forum Travel Coordinator (temporary role)

We are looking for a Grant Forum Travel Coordinator to plan, coordinate, and book travel and accommodations for participants in a grant-funded event taking place at the University of Nevada Las Vegas Libraries from May 26-27, 2022. This is a temporary remote contract position that will work 100 hours at $20 an hour for a total of $2,000. This work will take place over two months with an
expected start date around April 1, 2022, and an end date around June 3, 2022. Workload and hours will vary from week to week in response to project needs. This position is made possible through the Institute of Museum and Library Services grant log number RE-2500540OLS-21. Please see our job description for additional information and instructions on how to apply!

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