Monday, January 26, 2015

Call for chapters: Library's Role in Supporting Financial Literacy for Patrons

There is a call for chapters proposed by "U.S. and Canadian practicing academic, public, school, special librarians, LIS faculty, and other professionals sharing practical know-how": Library's Role in Supporting Financial Literacy for Patrons. The book will be published by Rowman and Little and edited by Carol Smallwood. Possible topics are: Seeking and using collaborators in the financial industry; Job hunting help; Tax preparation programs; Recognizing fraud; Workshops for Senior Citizens; Case studies on what works and what doesn't in various types of libraries and patrons; other topics on financial literacy for library patrons you've had experience. They want "Concise, how-to chapters using bullets, headings, based on experience to help colleagues; creativity, innovation highly valued. No previously published, simultaneously submitted material; One, two, or three authors per chapter; each chapter by the same author(s). Compensation: one complimentary copy per 3,000-4,000 word chapter accepted no matter how many co-authors or if one or two chapters: author discount on more copies." "Please e-mail titles of 4 topics each described in a few sentences by February 5, 2015 with brief biography sketch on each author. Please place FIN, Your Name on subject line:"
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