Wednesday, August 02, 2006

writing your first scholarly article

In NexGenLib, people talked about getting published in the field of library science and writing their first scholarly articles. The following articles, URLs or books may provide help:
  • Rachel Singer Gordon's regular column "Publish, Don't Perish!" at Emerald
  • Elsevier pamphlet on "How to Get Published in LIS Journals: A Practical Guide", edited 2003 by L. Hinchliffe and J. Dorner [pdf]
  • Rachel Singer Gordon: The Librarian's Guide to Writing for Publication. Lanham: Scarecrow 2004
  • the LISAuthor Wiki
  • NMRTWriter, "an e-mail discussion group managed by the New Writers' Support Ad Hoc Committee that is dedicated to supporting librarians looking to write and publish articles, books, grant narratives, or other scholarly communications"
  • Walt Crawford: First have something to say: writing for the library profession. Chicago: American Library Association 2003
  • Scott Nicholson: "Writing your First Scholarly Article: A Guide for Budding Authors in Librarianship". In: Information Technology and Libraries 25 (2006) 2, S. 108 - 111
  • Steven J. Bell: "What works for me: 10 tips for getting published". In: ExLibris, #225, September 3, 2004
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