The Librarian’s Guide to Writing for Publication

Monday, June 30, 2008

by Rachel Singer Gordon

Call Number: Z669.7 .G67 2004

A Library Journal columnist who is also a public librarian explains the processes librarians encounter when they set out to write about their vocation. She talks about why it’s a good idea for librarians to have a robust body of professional literature; how to get started; and how to navigate the world of publishing, from querying a magazine to writing an entire book. Gordon covers marketing and promotion, networking and collaboration, the academic environment, electronic publishing, and related opportunities (such as book reviewing and writing conference reports). (Description by

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