GLQ's Off the Shelf
Book Review Editor, Fay Verburg
Book Review Staff, Darla Chambliss
The Georgia Library Quarterly reviews books on aspects of life in Georgia and the South, including history, literature, politics, education, and genealogy. Materials written by Southern authors or published by regional publishers may also be considered, as well as those on libraries and librarianship.
Current issues, and back issues dating to 2007, are available from the DigitalCommons@Kennesaw State University.
Index to Off the Shelf Reviews (1978 - 2007)
Guidelines for “Off the Shelf” Reviewers
- Notify the editor if a conflict of interest is discovered.
- Read the book carefully and thoroughly.
- Include a brief summary, a description and evaluation of highlights, especially those to Georgia or Southern references.
- Include a recommendation of the appropriate readership.
- Write a review of between 300 to 500 words.
- Create the review in MS Word.
- Use 11 pt. Calibri font.
- Double space.
- Format with fully justified lines.
- Write as one paragraph.
- Begin the review with the title, author or editor, publisher, date, ISBN, and price.
- End the review with your name and your library or affiliation.
- Please submit reviews to the GLQ site at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq, or, email them directly to the editor at email@example.com.
- If for any reason you are unable to fulfill your obligation to write a review, notify the editor immediately--absolutely before the given deadline. You are expected to return the book/material at once.
- Reviews may be edited for brevity or clarity.
- Unless otherwise stated, the complimentary review copy may be retained by the reviewer.
Books All Georgians Should Read – from the Georgia Center for the Book