New Librarian’s Guide to Professional Writing and Publishing

Title: New Librarian’s Guide to Professional Writing and Publishing

June 7, 2013 @ 12:00pm. Virtual program (held online).

Does the world of professional writing and publishing seem impossible to break into? Do you feel like you have nothing to say? Are you feeling intimidated by academic publishing?

Professional writing benefits both the author and the profession as a whole. In this program, you will receive advice from three librarians with lots of experience writing and publishing. You will leave this program with the tools and confidence to get involved in professional writing and get your voice heard!

The presenters include:
1) Beth Evans, Associate Professor, Electronic Services Specialist at the Brooklyn College Library, part of the City University of New York (CUNY). Author of many peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and a blog titled “bad photos, good memories.”
2) Brian Matthews, Associate Dean for Learning and Outreach in the Virginia Tech libraries. Author of many scholarly and professional works. He also blogs for The Chronicle of Higher Education as the Ubiquitous Librarian.
3) Maura A. Smale, Assistant Professor and the Information Literacy Librarian at New York
City College of Technology. Holder of a PhD in Anthropology and an MLIS, she is no stranger to scholarly research and writing.
Questions? Contact Jared Harmon (jaredharmon@gmail.com) or any member of the Annual Program Committee.

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