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Call for Chapter Proposals for ACRL book Teaching Business Information Literacy

  • 1.  Call for Chapter Proposals for ACRL book Teaching Business Information Literacy

    Posted 06-12-2020 12:48

    Sent on behalf of Lauren Reiter, Co-Editor. Please consider submitting a proposal!

    Call for Chapter Proposals for ACRL book
    Teaching Business Information Literacy

    Edited by Genifer Snipes, Ash E. Faulkner, Lauren Reiter, and Marlinda Karo

    Please submit proposal via this form: 

    Contact Genifer Snipes at with any questions or to discuss proposal ideas.

    Deadline for chapter proposals: June 30, 2020

    Editors are seeking chapter proposals on practice-based lesson plans and activities for a new book supporting business information literacy instruction in academic libraries. 

    You can also submit your proposal as a 400-500 word document following this template: and submit via email to


    Teaching Business Information Literacy will be the first-ever title focused specifically on business information literacy instruction. In this book, readers will find a collection of practical, classroom-tested business information lesson plans, learning guides, research activities, and projects for one-shot, embedded, and credit-bearing library classes in disciplinary and interdisciplinary settings.

    Proposed Sections:

    Our objective is to convey the diversity of business instruction activities, so if you have ideas for a proposal that doesn't fit into the topics listed below, please submit it anyway. We're open to adding additional book sections, if appropriate.

    1. Basic Business Research Skills

    2. Finance

    3. Accounting

    4. Entrepreneurship

    5. Management

    6. Marketing

    7. International Business

    8. Sustainable Business

    9. Business Law

    10. Using Technology in the Classroom


    Genifer Snipes, MLIS, MS, Business and Economics Reference Librarian, University of Oregon Libraries

    Ash E. Faulkner, MBA, MLIS, Business Librarian, The Ohio State University Libraries

    Marlinda Karo, MLIS, MLOS, Public Services Librarian, Houston Community College

    Lauren Reiter, MLIS, Business Liaison Librarian, Penn State University Libraries


    Deadline for Contributor's Proposals:  June 30 , 2020 

    Editor Review and Notification of Acceptance: August 30, 2020

    Final Version of Chapters Due: December 30, 2020

    Tentative Publication Date: May 2021

    Lauren Reiter
    Business & Economics Librarian
    Penn State University Libraries
    814-865-4414 |

    Daniel Hickey, MLIS
    Librarian for Business & Economics at NYU Stern School of Business
    +1.212.998.2694 | |