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CCQ call for papers: Cataloging Collaborations and Partnerships

A special issue of Cataloging & Classification Quarterly will be devoted 
to an exploration of how cataloging units or organizations have 
partnered or collaborated with others to address the changing needs of 
their customers.

The guest editor invites submissions from professionals in cataloging 
and metadata, as well as other related disciplines. Submissions by 
authors outside North America are encouraged.

TOPICS

Case studies, historical surveys and research studies are all of 
interest. Topics of interest include but are not restricted to:

 Collaborations with vendors or utilities

 Collaborations with other libraries or consortia

 Collaborations between public and academic library cataloging units

 Collaborative development of new systems

 Collaborative development of standards

 International collaborative efforts

 Assessment of collaborative efforts

 Advantages and disadvantages of collaboration

 Costs/benefits of collaboration

IMPORTANT DATES

 Abstract (up to 300 words) due to [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> 
by July 31, 2011

 Notification of appropriateness: August 31, 2011

 Manuscript submission: February 28, 2012

 Notification of acceptance/rejection: April 30, 2012

 Final papers due: June 30, 2012

GUEST EDITOR

Rebecca L. Mugridge, Head, Cataloging and Metadata Services, The 
Pennsylvania State University

*/Cataloging & Classification Quarterly/* emphasizes full-length 
research and review articles, descriptions of new programs and 
technology relevant to cataloging and classification, considered 
speculative articles on improved methods of bibliographic control for 
the future , and solicited book reviews. Articles are refereed. 
Instructions for authors can be found at: 
http://www.informaworld.com/0163-9374.

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Rebecca L. (Mugridge) MacIntosh
Head, Cataloging and Metadata Services
Penn State University Libraries
126 Paterno Library
University Park PA 16802
phone: 814-865-1850
fax: 814-863-7293
email: [log in to unmask]
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