Continuing Education for Librarians: Workshops, Conferences, College, and Other

Book Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.

Co-editor: Carol Smallwood, The Frugal Librarian: Thriving in Tough Economic
Times; and Library Management Tips That Work, both 2011 ALA Editions

Co-editor: Vera Gubnitskaia, Orange County Library System, Orlando, Florida;
contributor to Librarians as Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook (ALA
Editions, 2010)

Co-editor: Kerol Harrod, Denton Public Library, Denton, Texas; 2011 Texas
Library Association Public Relations Branding Iron Award

Chapters sought for an anthology by U.S. practicing academic, public, school,
special librarians, LIS faculty, sharing practical how-to chapters on ways to
continue education before/beyond your MLS in librarianship and other fields for
advancement, keeping current, and personal satisfaction.

Possible topics: workshops, conferences, deciding on colleges, online classes,
scholarships, maximizing technology, graduate assistants, research and
publication, stress management, financial aspects, teaching, balancing
classes/family/work, networking, travel abroad. Creative methods relating to
professional development encouraged.

Concise, how-to chapters 3,000-3,500 words using bullets, headings, based on
experience to help colleagues. No previously published or simultaneously
submitted material. One or two authors; one complimentary copy per chapter as
compensation, discounts on additional copies.

Please e-mail 2-3 topics each described in 2-3 sentences by October 30, 2011
with brief biography sketch(s). Please place EDUCATION/Last Name on the subject
line to: [log in to unmask]

Aimee Babcock-Ellis, MLS
(cell phone) 518-225-7127
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Carpe Diem

“Life is not anything, but an opportunity for something.”
 – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe