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[InetBib] Call for 2021 Entries: Library Publishing Directory and IFLA Library Publishing SIG Database
- Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2020 13:45:43 +0000
- From: Almuth Gastinger via InetBib <inetbib@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [InetBib] Call for 2021 Entries: Library Publishing Directory and IFLA Library Publishing SIG Database
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The Library Publishing Coalition (LPC) and the International Federation of
Library Associations (IFLA) Library Publishing Special Interest Group (LibPub
SIG) are partnering to survey the landscape of scholarly publishing in
libraries across the globe. LPC is seeking submissions for its 8th annual
Library Publishing Directory. IFLA's LibPub SIG will create a first-of-its-kind
online database of global library publishing initiatives. Together, we invite
you to share information about your library's scholarly publishing activities.
All participating libraries will create a brief profile that will appear in
both organizations' online databases. Libraries that wish to be included in the
print, PDF, and EPUB Library Publishing Directory can go on to fill out the
full questionnaire (30-45 minutes to complete). Get started at
(If your library has had an entry in a previous edition of the Directory, you
should have received an email with instructions on how to update it. Email
While this year the questions are in English, in future we hope to be able to
translate them into IFLA's official languages. Responses in English are
strongly preferred; we may not be able to include responses in other languages.
The call for entries will close on Monday, September 14, 2020.
Thank you for joining in this great international collaboration. We look
forward to your participation.
The Library Publishing Coalition Directory Committee
Janet Swatscheno, University of Illinois at Chicago
Chair Perry Collins, University of Florida
Ellen Dubinsky, University of Arizona
Ian Harmon, West Virginia University
Laura Miller, Florida State University
IFLA Special Interest Group on Library Publishing Subcommittee
Grace Liu (Canada)
Ann Okerson (USA)
About the Library Publishing Directory:
The Library Publishing Directory is an important tool for libraries wishing to
learn about this emerging field, connect with their peers, and align their
practices with those of the broader community. Last year's edition featured
over 150 libraries in almost a dozen nations. The Directory is published openly
on the web in PDF, EPUB, and as an online database. It includes contact
information, descriptions, and other key facts about each library's publishing
services. A print version of the Directory is also produced.
The 2021 edition will be published in early 2021.
About the IFLA Library Publishing SIG database:
The goal of the LibPub SIG database is to document more fully the publishing
activities to which IFLA's members contribute, in order to facilitate a global
community of interest and support. While this first year the focus is on
scholarly/academic library publishers, in the future the SIG plans to open
submissions to all types of library publishers: academic, public, and others.
Submissions will appear in an IFLA-related searchable database, easily
accessible by IFLA members and friends, including LPC members.
Listeninformationen unter http://www.inetbib.de.