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Submissions for Biblio-Notes due April 17th

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

This is a call for submissions for the upcoming issue of Biblio-Notes, the LES section of ACRL’s newsletter.

Ideas for Biblio-Notes articles can include, but are not limited to, the following topics:

• Are you implementing the changes made in the 8th ed. of the MLA Handbook into your library instruction?

• How have recent efforts by certain colleges and universities to become “sanctuary campuses” informed your library’s practices?

• Did you attend ALA Midwinter in Atlanta? Did you attend the MLA Convention in Philadelphia?

• Are you engaged in an innovative project related to LES at your library?

• Were you recently hired, promoted, published, tenured, or otherwise excellent? Your fellow LES members want to know.

Please send your submissions for the Spring 2017 issue in .doc, .docx, .odt, or .rtf format to Brian Flota (flotabc@jmu.edu) by the end of the day on Monday, April 17th.

Biblio-Notes is a newsletter. Brief articles in the 250-1000 word range are ideal. If you have any ideas for an article or other relevant content, feel free to let us know.

Call for submissions: Biblio-Notes Spring 2015

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

A message to LES Members from Biblio-Notes editor, John Glover.

Biblio-Notes needs your news and short articles for its Spring issue!

• Going to any conferences this month?
• Tried anything new in your instruction lately?
• How is your library’s open access initiative being received by faculty?
• Have you been involved in interesting collaborations at your library?

Please send your submissions for the Spring 2015 issue in .doc, .docx, .odt, or .rtf format to jglover2@vcu.edu by Monday, April 13, 2015. And remember — Biblio-Notes is a newsletter, not Critical Inquiry! Brief articles, activity writeups, and any news of your doings in the 250-1000 word range are perfect. If you have questions, feel free to drop a line.

Biblio-Notes is an online publication produced twice a year by the Literatures in English Section. It includes articles and features of interest to librarians who work with literatures in English. Archived copies of past issues are available online.

Call for Submissions: Biblio-Notes Spring 2014

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Below is a note from Biblio-Notes editor, John Glover, as posted to the LES-L discussion list.  Biblio-Notes is the LES newsletter; you must be a member of ACRL-LES to submit contributions.

Biblio-Notes needs your contributions for the Spring 2014 issue! If you’d like an idea of what people have previously written, take a look through past issues: http://bit.ly/1dMxBqg. If you’re looking for ideas…

 

  • Are you at MLA right now? Has it inspired you to try something new?
  • Have you run literary events lately, whether visiting writers or sponsoring new student literary groups?
  • Does Philadelphia beckon? If you’re going to be at Midwinter in person, share some news with those of us who only attend virtually.
  • Did you mount an exhibit last semester? Tell us how it went, and share some photographs.
  • Are you involved in a major new project at your library, one that’s based in or strongly affects English?
  • Were you recently hired, promoted, published, tenured, or otherwise excellent? Your fellow LES members want to know.

 

Please send your submissions for the Spring 2014 issue in .doc, .docx, .odt, or .rtf format to jglover2@vcu.edu by Friday, April 18th. And remember — Biblio-Notes is a newsletter, not Critical Inquiry! Brief articles, activity writeups, and any news of your doings in the 250-1000 word range are perfect. If you have questions, please drop me a line.

Fall Newsletter Now Available!

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

About Timothy Hackman

Librarian for English & Linguistics, University of Maryland Libraries. Member of LES since 2006.

The Fall edition of Biblionotes is now available at:

http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/about/sections/les/biblionotes51/biblionotes56.pdf

In this info-packed issue:

  • Get an update from the LES Chair on section activities and good things to come at ALA Midwinter in sunny San Diego;
  • Learn about book discussion groups on college campuses;
  • Find out more about the library-focused session, Literary Research In/And Digital Humanities, at the upcoming MLA Annual Conference;
  • Read about the experiences of two of our colleagues in ALA’s Emerging Leaders program.

Please contact the Editor, Carrie Netzer Wajda with questions or comments about the newsletter, or to suggest a topic or volunteer a piece for the next issue!

LES Newsletter

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

About Timothy Hackman

Librarian for English & Linguistics, University of Maryland Libraries. Member of LES since 2006.

The Spring 2010 issue of Biblionotes is now available! In this fabulous issue:

  • An update from the chair on LES’s growing relationship with MLA
  • A welcome for new member Joshua Finnell, Denison University (Granville, OH)
  • “Life as a Humanities Librarian,” by  Julianne Buchsbaum, University of Kansas
  • Report on a panel presentation, “Digital Humanities, Libraries, and Institutional Repositories” at the University of Buffalo Libraries

This is the final issue for editor Laura Taddeo. Our new editor, Carrie Wajda, will begin in July 2010. Big “thank yous” to Laura for her excellent work on the blog over these past years, and to Carrie for taking over this important job!

BiblioNotes: Fall 2009 Issue

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

About Timothy Hackman

Librarian for English & Linguistics, University of Maryland Libraries. Member of LES since 2006.

The fall issue of BiblioNotes is now available! In this riveting issue:

  • A message from the Chair
  • Meet new member Tracy Nectoux, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Read about the LES field trip to the University of Chicago
  • Enjoy some MERLOT
  • And more!

Newsletter Time!

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

About Timothy Hackman

Librarian for English & Linguistics, University of Maryland Libraries. Member of LES since 2006.

It’s time for another edition of BiblioNotes! The editor would like your articles/news for the Fall 2009 issue by Friday, September 25th, 2009. Some ideas for items of interest:

  • Have you been to an interesting conference?
  • Want to write a brief “My Life as a Humanities Librarian” item?
  • Have an unusual or intriguing collection in your library that you’d like to highlight?
  • Have a favorite reference tool to recommend?
  • Have you recently collaborated with a professor on an interesting research project or used digital resources like EEBO or ECCO in an instruction workshop?
  • Have you received an award? Share the good news!

If you are a new LES member, you can send a brief bio with your interests for our “New Member Spotlight.” If you are retiring, let your colleagues know about your future plans or share a fond memory of LES.

We are also looking for columns that incorporate “Tech Tips” or “Active Learning Tips,” as well as MLA news and issues.

Most newsletter items are about a half page to two (at most) in length. Please email the editor and let her know if you will be sending something, so she can plan accordingly. Thanks and we look forward to your submissions!

Hot Off the Presses

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

About Timothy Hackman

Librarian for English & Linguistics, University of Maryland Libraries. Member of LES since 2006.

The Fall 2008 edition of BiblioNotes is now available online, and hard copies are in the mail. In this issue:

  • Read an update from the chair on activities of various LES committees;
  • Learn what it means to be a bibliographer of modern poetry;
  • Get an update on Midwinter in Denver; and
  • Take a virtual trip to a virtual conference on “Bringing New Life to Books through Virtual Worlds.”