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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.


Munch, Janet Butler. “Writing Biographical Sketches for Professional Development,” pp. 123-125. In: Writing and Publishing: The Librarian’s Handbook. Eds. Smallwood & Riedling. (Chicago, American Library Assn. 2010)


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