Beyond the Circ Desk

Carol is still looking for writers (so the deadline isn’t quite right) – if you’re interested contact her to see what topics haven’t been written about yet.

Dear Librarian:

Would you like to be included in Librarians Beyond the Circ Desk: Innovative Librarianship on how you became a blogger, book reviewer, software developer, web administrator or other complimentary activities furthering librarianship? Libraries Unlimited, Scarecrow, Neal-Schuman, Linworth, and McFarland are interested.

Contributions from public, school, academic, special librarians–one 1250 word article or two articles each 1250 words, are invited. Those sending two articles (both accepted) will receive a free book as payment. Each “how-to” article will showcase the creativity of contemporary U.S. librarians.

For example, if you design software and are an experienced grants writer, each could be a topic for an article; another combination could be setting up a new library, innovative story hours. I’ll send you topics already selected to avoid duplication. Article(s) and brief resume are due April 10, 2006. Bullets, headings are encouraged for clarity, conciseness a basic.

Carol Smallwood
smallwood (at)

I’ve written my two – keep an eye out for them.

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