The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association/Georgia Chapter of ACRL invites Georgia librarians and library science students to submit research papers pertaining to academic libraries for presentation at 2017 Georgia Libraries Conference. Criteria for selection include purpose, content, organization, scholarship, and references. Papers should include research on developments in academic libraries that present challenging opportunities for libraries and librarianship throughout the state, region, or nation. Papers should be approximately 2000 words.
The Georgia Library Quarterly (GLQ) may invite selected authors to submit their papers for possible publication in GLQ.
GLA will award a cash prize for the paper selected as the top entry and complimentary Georgia Library conference registration for the second and third entry. The three top papers will be presented at the Georgia Libraries Conference in Columbus, GA.
New this year!
Attend a workshop on scholarly writing to help you generate paper ideas!
Getting Started in Scholarship: A Scholarly Publishing Primer for Librarians
February 22, 2017 — 2PM EST (1PM CST | 12PM MST | 11AM PST)
Co-sponsored by Carterette Series Webinars and the GLA Academic Library Division
Visit https://gla.georgialibraries.org/events_carterette.htm for more information
Notice of Intention:
Submit via email a notice of intent and a brief abstract. Send emails with the subject line “ALD Research Papers” to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your notice of intent should contain your name, address, phone number, email address, a tentative title, and a brief (200 word) abstract by April 3, 2017.
New this year
Optional Pre-submission Peer Review
If you want your paper reviewed by scholarly writing expert prior to the final submission, e-mail it to email@example.com by June 1, 2017.
The final paper (approximately 2000 words) must be submitted by July 17, 2017.
Use the Chicago Manual of Style as the style guide for the submission. Use author/date format with a reference section at the end.
Notification of Results: August 14, 2017
Send Notice of Intention to Submit and Final Paper to:
Research Papers Committee Chair