Call for Book Reviewers: Public Services Quarterly

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

April 15, 2017

(via Kirstin Duffin, Eastern Illinois University)

Public Services Quarterly (PSQ), published by Taylor & Francis, covers a broad spectrum of public service issues in academic libraries, including reference and research assistance, information literacy instruction, access and delivery services, and other services to patrons. Book reviewers are sought to contribute to this quarterly journal. Titles are available for review, with upcoming deadlines of Monday, May 15Tuesday, August 15; and beyond. Reviews are approximately 500 words in length.

Reviewers should possess strong writing skills and an ability to keep to deadlines. Please provide your name, title, and affiliation, along with a brief statement of your review interests for PSQ, and details on previous writing and reviewing experience, if any (no CVs or resumes needed). Reply to Kirstin Duffin, incoming Professional Reading Column Editor, at Questions are welcome.

Current titles available for review include the following.

Conte, Marisa L. (Ed.). (2016). Translating Expertise: The Librarian’s Role in Translational Research. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

McClure, R., & Purdy, J. P. (2016). The Future scholar: Researching and Teaching the Frameworks for Writing and Information Literacy. Medford, NJ: Information Today.

Strittmatter, C., & Bratton V. K. (2016). Teaching Plagiarism Prevention to College Students: An Ethics-Based Approach. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Tattersall, A. (Ed.). (2016). Altmetrics: A Practical Guide for Librarians, Researchers, and Academics. London, UK: Facet Publishing.

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