Monday, July 16, 2012

CfP: Handling Job Stress. Tips by Librarians

Call for Papers: Handling Job Stress: Tips by Librarians. McFarland & Company; Editors: Carol Smallwood and Linda A. Wade.

Chapters sought for an anthology by practicing academic, public, school, special librarians, LIS faculty in the United States and Canada sharing practical how-to chapters on managing stress as a working librarian. Practical tips for colleagues on: dealing with pressure from budget and staff cuts, keeping up with technology, diverse patrons, while juggling family and personal life. Creative methods of diffusing stress are sought that are adaptive to various types of libraries and job descriptions. Concise, how-to chapters words based on experience should total 2,500-3500 words; or two articles each 1250-1750 words to equal 2,500-3,500. No previously published or simultaneously submitted material. One or two authors per chapter; if two chapters, both written by the same co-author(s). One complimentary copy per chapter as compensation.
Please e-mail 2-3 topics each described in one sentence or two by July 30, 2012 with biography(s) to and place STRESS/Last Name on the subject line.

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