Publications and Research

Document Type

Book Chapter or Section

Publication Date

2010

Abstract

Academic librarians, who regularly deal with requests for biographical information by patrons, can also respond to the call for publication issued by publishers of specialized encyclopedias. Researching and writing such sketches for publication can promote professional development, enhance one’s research skills, and stimulate new scholarly interests.

Comments

This chapter was originally published in Writing and Publishing: The Librarian's Handbook, edited by Carol Smallwood and Ann Riedling.

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