ATG Book of the Week: Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians

Handbook of academic writing - www.alastore.ala.orgTitle: Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians
Author: Christopher V. Hollister
Paperback: ISBN; 978-0-8389-8648-6
Imprint: Chicago: ACRL, 2013
(This title is also available for purchase as an e-book or as a print/e-book bundle.)

 

The Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians is a … complete reference source available for librarians who need or desire to publish in the professional literature. The Handbook addresses issues and requirements of scholarly writing and publishing in a start-to-finish manner. Standard formats of scholarly writing are addressed: research papers, articles, and books. Sections and chapters include topics such as  developing scholarly writing projects in library science, the improvement of academic writing, understanding and managing the peer review process including submission, revision, and how to handle rejection and acceptance, assessing appropriateness of publishing outlets, and copyright.

This primary reference tool for the library and information science (LIS) community supports those who either desire or are required to publish in the professional literature. LIS students at the masters and doctoral levels can also benefit from this comprehensive volume.

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