Call for Book Proposals:  Purdue Information Literacy Handbooks

Please consider submitting a proposal for a Purdue Information Literacy Handbook!  These books promote evidence-based practice in teaching information literacy competencies through the lens of the different academic disciplines.  We are looking for proposals that:

  *   Explore the integration of information literacy in one college discipline
  *   Include the perspective of disciplinary experts as well as library or information science professionals
  *   Apply library and information science theories, pedagogies, or models to information literacy in the context of an academic discipline
  *   Are written for librarians engaged in instruction as well as faculty in a discipline who are including information literacy in undergraduate and graduate learning.

Current publications in this series are:
Integrating Information into the Engineering Design Process<>
Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data, and the Education of a New Generation of Researchers<> (forthcoming)

The series editor is Sharon A. Weiner, W. Wayne Booker Chair in Information Literacy and Professor of Library Science at Purdue University, and Vice-President of the National Forum on Information Literacy.  Inquiries about the series and ideas for new books can be sent to Professor Weiner ([log in to unmask]<>).  If invited, formal proposals should follow the guidelines laid out by the Press's Editorial Board<>.  More information is available at

Sharon Weiner, EdD, MLS<>
Professor of Library Science and W. Wayne Booker Chair in Information Literacy
Purdue University Libraries
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