How to Write for the Library Press (and Make Editors Love You) (archived webinar)



This is an archived webinar.  You will receive a magic link
to watch it via email the day before it is scheduled.  But don't let this
fool you.  The magic link allows you to view it at any time...day or
night.   

This particular online experience is a mere 60 minutes in
length.  Easy to fit into your busy schedule.  

The
cost you ask?   No charge for SERLS members...a mere $15.00 for all
other libraries.  Enjoy.
 

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Competency:  Learning and Innovation

Sub-Category:
 Manages the
development of one's own learning and ongoing improvement of skills and
knowledge

 

Do
you long to write something for a professional publication?


Are you eager to
contribute to the library literature?


If you have your content idea, but don't
know how to pitch it or where to start, this webinar will guide you.
 

Learn
from someone who's worked in library publishing for 20+ years. During that time,
Kathy Dempsey has edited various books and worked on
Computers in Libraries magazine for more than a decade; she's also
been the editor of
Marketing Library
Services
newsletter for 23 years and counting.


She's published articles in Searcher magazine, Information World Review (in the U.K.), Information Outlook (SLA), and has written for various websites and
blogs.


Kathy will share her insider knowledge on book, magazine, newsletter,
newspaper, and online publishing to help you get bylines.

Here's
what you'll learn in this webinar:

 

.      
How
to choose which publication to pitch your idea to

.      
How
to approach an editor with an idea

.      
What
editors look for, expect, and respect

.      
How
to write solid proposals for articles and books

.      
How
proposals are evaluated and chosen

.      
What
to expect from the publishing process

.      
The
difference between writing for print and for online

.      
The
pitfalls of group authorship

.      
Do's
and Don'ts for working with the library press

Please note: This session is not geared toward academic
papers.

If you want to publish in peer-reviewed journals, many of these tips
will still benefit you, but that process is different and will not be
specifically addressed during this hour.

 

SERLS Member Libraries: $0.00


All Other Libraries: $15.00

Event Type: 
Issues and Trends
Online Course
All
Date: 
Monday, September 9, 2019 (All day)