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Call For Proposals

The NMRT Endnotes Committee seeks contributors for the Spring 2017 issue of Endnotes: The Journal of the New Members Round Table. NMRT members, current LIS students, and recent graduates are encouraged to submit manuscripts for consideration.


Endnotes is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal that publishes articles of interest to early career librarians, LIS students, and newer members of the Association.  Articles published in Endnotesare indexed in Library & Information Science Source.


Topics that might be appropriate for Endnotes include:


Training and mentoring

Job searching or hiring

Developing leadership and management skills

Library instruction and assessment

Academic librarian responsibilities: hiring, promotion, and tenure

Developing new collections or services


Those interested in discussing an article idea are encouraged to contact the Editors at nmrtendnotesjournal@gmail.com to determine if the proposal fits the publication’s scope.  


Articles should range from 2,000 – 4,000 words and present original research, practitioner-based research, and/or case studies relevant to LIS students and new library professionals. Submissions are accepted throughout the year, but articles received by February 15, 2017  will receive guaranteed consideration for the Spring 2017 issue.


Endnotes also offers book and media reviews. Reviews range from 300 – 500 words. Those interested in reviewing are encouraged to contact the Editors at nmrtendnotesjournal@gmail.comto be included on the reviewers’ mailing list. Approved reviewers will receive periodic announcements of available books and websites.


For more information about Endnotes, including complete submission guidelines, please visit http://www.ala.org/nmrt/oversightgroups/comm/schres.



Tammy Ivins & Josh Rimmer

Chairs, NMRT Endnotes Committee