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The Partnership Journal is looking for volunteers to fill the following positions on the Editorial Board.  Please email a letter of interest and a cv to the Partnership Volunteers Committee c/o Jennifer Richard, Editor in Chief – [log in to unmask]

 

 

Theory and Research Section Editor

 

The Editor, Theory / Research of Partnership works with authors on the cutting edge of librarianship, in Canada and beyond, as well as with an enthusiastic and committed pool of volunteer peer reviewers and editorial team.  Working with the Editor-in-Chief, the Editor helps to determine the suitability of an article for this section, assigns reviewers, coordinates the work of peer reviewers, adds editorial comments, and assists authors in the process of any required revisions.  The workload is light through most of the year, with moderate activity for about a month after the peer-review deadline (about 3-4 hours per week) and intense activity as the articles go through final revisions (about 6-8 hours per week, for about 2-3 weeks).  The precise nature of the work, and the workload, is likely to vary depending on the style of the Editor.

 

Innovations in Practice Section Editor

 

The Editor, Innovations in Practice of Partnership works with authors of manuscripts on new and best practices in library and information practice in Canada and beyond. With the help of an enthusiastic and committed pool of volunteer peer reviewers and editorial team. Working with the Editor-in-Chief, the Editor helps to determine the suitability of an article for this section, assigns reviewers, coordinates the work of peer reviewers, adds editorial comments, and assists authors in the process of any required revisions.  With two issues published a year, the workload is light through most of the year, with moderate activity for about a month after the peer-review deadline (about 2 hours per week) and intense activity as the articles go through final revisions (about 4-5 hours per week, for about 2-3 weeks).  The precise nature of the work, and the workload, is likely to vary depending on the style of the Editor.

 

Professional Development Section Editor

 

The Editor, Professional Development of Partnership is responsible to develop an appropriate theme for each issue, and seek out, receive and edit relevant submissions from interested authors.  Working with the Editor-in-Chief, the Editor helps to determine the suitability of an article for this section, adds editorial comments, and assists authors in the process of any required revisions.  The workload is variable and depends primarily on the number of submissions received through calls for papers; the Editor may find that s/he must spend a fair amount of time reviewing conference programs and networking with contacts to try to flesh out the section for a given issue.  An outgoing personality and comfort with “cold calls” (or emails) will be an asset in this position.

 

Jennifer Richard

Editor-in-Chief

Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research

The Partnership: The Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada.

 

Contact Information:

 

Vaughan Memorial Library

Acadia University

Wolfville, NS

B4P 2R6

 

Tel: 902 585-1403

Fax: 902 585-1748

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Web: http://www.partnershipjournal.ca