Wednesday, February 07, 2007

CALL FOR PAPERS: Issue 156, Spring 2007

Proposals submission date: 250 words by 01 Mar 2007

The editors are accepting proposals for the Spring issue of Catalogue & Index, which will be themed ‘Access’ and will aim to look at the various ways taxonomers, indexers and cataloguers enhance access to resources.

We are looking for:

  • case studies (600-900 words)
  • discursive essays on aspects of practice / experience (upwards of 900 words)
Suggested topics could include, but are not limited to:

  • access to objects be it digital or physical
  • marketing your service through more than one means of access, website, promotional material, outreach programmes etc.
  • access to collections n archives, museums or libraries
  • collections level description used to provide access
  • restricted Vs open access

Ideally, we would like to represent all the major sectors of the LIS community: academic, commercial, public, and special. We would also be happy to hear from students, lecturers and paraprofessionals.

In the first instance, please send your name, contact details and proposal (no more than 250 words) to Penny Robertson e: by 01 Mar 2007. If accepted, the final submission date for articles will be 02 Apr 2007.