Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Academic Library Division Call for Papers - Proposals submission deadline April 4, 2016

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association/Georgia Chapter of ACRL invites Georgia librarians and library science students to submit research papers pertaining to academic libraries for presentation at 2016 COMO conference. Criteria for selection include purpose, content, organization, scholarship, and references. Papers should include research on developments in academic libraries that present challenging opportunities for libraries and librarianship throughout the state, region, or nation. Papers should be approximately 2000 words.

The Georgia Library Quarterly (GLQ) may invite selected authors to submit their papers for possible publication in GLQ.

GLA will award a cash prize for the paper selected as the top entry. Three top papers will be invited to present at the COMO conference in Athens, GA.

Notice of Intention:
Submit via email with subject line, ALD Research Papers, to sslutskaya@gsu.edu  a notice of intention containing your name, address, phone number and email address with the tentative title and a brief (200 word) abstract by April 4, 2016.

Paper Submission:
Final paper approximately 2000 words must be submitted by July 18, 2016.

Use the Chicago Manual of Style as the style guide for the submission. Use author/date format with a reference section at the end.

Notification of Results: August 15, 2016

Send Notice of Intention to Submit and Paper to:
Sofia Slutskaya
Research Papers Committee Chair

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