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Call for Book Proposals: Purdue Information Literacy Handbooks

(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President-Elect)

Please consider submitting a proposal for a Purdue Information Literacy Handbook! These books promote evidence-based practice in teaching information literacy competencies through the lens of the different academic disciplines. We are looking for proposals that meet one or more of the following criteria.

  • explore the integration of information literacy in one college discipline
  • include the perspective of disciplinary experts as well as library or information science professionals
  • apply library and information science theories, pedagogies, or models to information literacy in the context of an academic discipline
  • are written for librarians engaged in instruction as well as faculty in a discipline who are including information literacy in undergraduate and graduate learning.

Current publications in this series are:

Integrating Information into the Engineering Design Process

Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data, and the Education of a New Generation of Researchers

The Series Editor is Sharon A. Weiner, W. Wayne Booker Chair in Information Literacy and Professor of Library Science at Purdue University. Inquiries about the series and ideas for new books can be sent to Professor Weiner at sweiner@purdue.edu. If invited, formal proposals should follow the guidelines laid out by the Press’s Editorial Board. More information is available here.

Dr. Weiner can be reached at sweiner@purdue.edu or 765.496.3128.

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