Collaboration in Behavioral and Social Sciences Librarianship

Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian is now accepting manuscripts for an
issue focusing on “Collaboration in Behavioral and Social Sciences
Librarianship” to be published as volume 34(2). The submission deadline is
December 19, 2014.

We welcome the following topics relevant to behavioral and social science

•        Examination/analyses of collaborative methods/activities/criteria
•        Impact of collaboration on: library services (especially with respect
to users); decision making; access to collections and information; library
facilities; collection development; and library management
•        Examination of relevant theories and methodology
•        Analysis of application of various collaborative practices/activities
•        Building alliances
•        Examination of collaboration in different environments (ie: academic
library, classroom)
•        Outcomes of collaboration
•        Necessary elements for successful collaboration
•        Guidelines, assessment, and feedback

Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian is a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal
focusing on all aspects of behavioral and social sciences information with
emphasis on librarians, libraries and users of social science information in
libraries and information centers including subject areas of anthropology,
business, communication studies, criminal justice, education, international and
area studies, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, and
women’s studies.

The journal’s website includes Instructions to Authors at:

Please send all submissions and questions to the editor at:

Is there a topic or issue you would like to see addressed in B&SSL? Contact the
editor with suggestions.

Lisa Romero
Editor, Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian
Head, Communications Library
Associate Professor
University of Illinois
122 Gregory Hall
810 S. Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801

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