Dear Luisa and Dianne,
This is a very interesting posting.  Could you please tell me if people who
submit a proposal for a chapter need to be official members of ths IASL or

Looking forward to your reply.  With kind regards,

Helen Boelens.

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From: "Luisa Marquardt" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 11:35 AM
Subject: [ENSIL-LIST] Fwd: [IASL-LINK] IASL-IFLA SLRC Joint Book: Call for
Book Chapter Proposals (Deadline: Dec.1, 2010)

Dear ENSILers,

I'm forwarding you the following CfP (deadline: Dec.1, 2010).

Best regards.
Luisa Marquardt

>Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 11:17:23 +0100
>Subject: [IASL-LINK] IASL-IFLA SLRC Joint Book: Call for Book Chapter
>Proposals (Deadline:
>  Dec.1, 2010)
>Dear Friends and Colleauges,
>on behalf of the IFLA SLRC and IASL Joint Steering Committee, we would like
>to cordially invite you to consider contributing your expertise
>to the forthcoming book, entitled Global Perspectives on School Libraries:
>Projects and Practices (to be published in at the end of May 2011 in IFLA
>Publications Series with N. 148 and ISBN 978-3-11-023220-2).
>The focus of the book will be school library-related projects and practices
>from around the world. This book will feature some of the creative
>of professional colleagues and institutions around the world to the changes
>and challenges of the 21st century ­ societies in transition, literacies
>competencies required for active citizenship, information literacy needs of
>children in a digital age, partnerships to enhance services in time of
>financial restraint.
>Each of the chapters will describe, in 3000-6000 words, a specific school
>library project or practice developed to improve school library programs
>and/or services. The description or "case study" will include: a
>of the project/practice, the context of the project/practice; the aims and
>objectives; strategies and resources used to carry out the
>evidences and outcomes of the project/practice; assessment and evaluation;
>and contact/s for further information.
>These case studies will provide best practices that can serve as a guide or
>"how-to manual" for others facing similar challenges on topics as Education
>and training related to school libraries, Information literacy, designs for
>successful teaching and learning in school libraries (e.g., instructional
>design models, implementation issues, time management, curriculum and
>assessment), promotion of reading and other literacy activities, fund
>raising for school libraries, partnerships and strategic alliances, role of
>associations and other organizations in supporting school library
>development, government initiatives for supporting school library
>development, accessibility issues for all learners (e.g., diversity issues,
>universal access and design), the application of Web 2.0 and other
>technologies in the improvement of school library programs (e.g., blogs,
>Wikis, pod casting)
>Should you accept this invitation, we would like to ask that, on or before
>December 1, 2010, you submit via email a 2-3 page chapter proposal (using
>*) for review that clearly explains the mission
>and content of your proposed chapter.  Should your proposal be accepted,
>will be notified by January 1, 2011, and given until March 1, 2011, to
>submit your chapter. You will receive feedback and requests for revisions,
>if any, by April 1, 2011.
>For info and updates about the Joint Book Project, please,
> .
>If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact
>We appreciate your consideration of this invitation and hope to hear from
>you soon!
>Best wishes.
>Luisa Marquardt and Dianne Oberg
>IASL-IFLA SLRC Joint Book Project
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>Dr Luisa Marquardt
>Universitą degli Studi "Roma Tre"
>Facoltą di Scienze della Formazione
>Cattedra di Bibliografia e Biblioteconomia
>via Milazzo, 11B
>I - 00185 ROMA - Italia
>*Mail to: [log in to unmask]*
>Dr Dianne Oberg
>University of Alberta
>Department of Elementary Education
>551 Education South
>Edmonton, AB T6G 2G5
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