CFP: Diversity and Inclusion in Music Librarianship special issue of Music Reference Services Quarterly

Though focused on music librarianship, the call includes mentions aspects also applicable to archives and special collections.

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We are excited to invite submissions from practitioners, scholars, activists, and students on the theme of Diversity and Inclusion in Music Librarianship for a special issue of Music Reference Services Quarterly (MRSQ).

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

* Diversity initiatives in music librarianship
* Inclusive management practices
* Social justice in music libraries
* Collection development techniques to support diverse constituents
* Inclusive practices in resource cataloging or description
* Accessibility and digital musical content delivery
* Accessibility and music library facilities
* Diversity and/or inclusion in music librarianship education

And finally, given ALA Midwinter conversations:

* Neutrality in (music) libraries

MRSQ is a peer-reviewed journal published by Taylor & Francis.

Deadline for initial submissions is August 1, 2018. Articles tentatively accepted by editors will subsequently go through double-blind peer-review. Please email both editors if you would like to discuss article ideas or questions: rescott3@memphis.edu and ANA@mailbox.sc.edu

Sincerely,

Ana Dubnjakovic and Rachel Scott
Co-editor-in-chief | Music Reference Services Quarterly

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