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Scholarship

Abstract

Planning ahead and preparing list of possible research projects, then doing some preliminary work on them, allows librarians to always have one or more research possibilities available. This chapter provides an overview of the research process, some suggestions for successful presentation, a taxonomy of publication outlets, and suggestions for preparing a research idea for publication.

Keywords

Research strategies

Presentations

Publishing

Calls for papers

Types of publications

Peer-reviewed articles

Query letters

Editing.

There is nothing as terrifying as a blank sheet of paper or a blinking cursor on an empty screen. For many librarians at tenure-track institutions the research and publication requirements are the ...

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