Reducing the Fog around Publishing: Practical Strategies for Book Development, from Research to Writing

Sunday, June 28, 2015 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Moderator: John Budd, Professor, School of INformation & Learning Technologies, University of Missouri
Speaker: Brad Eden, Dean of Library Services, Valparaiso University
Speaker: Cassandra Kvenild, Head, Learning Resource Center, University of Wyoming Libraries
Speaker: Peggy Seiden, College Librarian, Swarthmore College Libraries
Speaker: k Deiss, Content Strategist, Association of College and Research Libraries

Do you have a great idea for a book? Expand your knowledge of the book publishing process, including concept development, proposals, research, working with chapter authors, submission, revision and publication. Bringing first-hand experience of the writing and publishing process, this session’s panelists will present strategies and suggestions for individuals considering publishing. The panelists will present the unique but complementary perspectives of authors, editors, and the publishing industry. This program is sponsored by the ACRL Publications Coordinating Committee

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John M. Budd is a Professor in the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies of the University of Missouri. He has published a dozen books and more than 100 refereed journal articles, many on topics related to academic libraries and librarianship.


Bradford Lee Eden is the Dean of Library Services at the Christopher Center for Library and Information Resources of Valparaiso University. He has edited 10 books in the areas of library leadership and management and JRR Tolkien. He is currently the editor of 4 jounals.


Cassandra Kvenild is the Head of the Learning Resource Center at the University of Wyoming Libraries. She is co-author of the forthcoming book Classroom Assessment Techniques for Librarians, and co-editor of Embedded Librarians: moving beyond one-shot instruction. And The Embedded Librarian's Cookbook,  all from ACRL Press.

Peggy Seiden is the College Librarian at Swarthmore College Libraries. She has a forthcoming book with ACRL Press called reviewing the academic library.  she is also the head of the editorial board of Choice.

kathryn Deiss is a Content Strategist with the Association of College and Research Libraries. She has also worked for the Association of Research Libraries and the Metropolitan Museum of Art