Might be of interest to folks on these lists as well.

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From: Bridges, Laurie <laurie.brid...@oregonstate.edu>
Date: Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 11:50 PM
Subject: [libraries] Call for Chapter Proposals - Wikipedia and Academic
Libraries: A Global Project
To: librar...@lists.wikimedia.org <librar...@lists.wikimedia.org>

Call for Proposals

*Project title:* Wikipedia and Academic Libraries: A Global Project

*Editors:* Laurie M. Bridges, Raymond Pun, Roberto A. Arteaga

*OA Publisher:* Maize Books <https://www.fulcrum.org/maizebooks>, an
imprint of Michigan Publishing <https://www.publishing.umich.edu/>

*License:* CC BY 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/>

*Email:* wikiglobalproj...@gmail.com

*Website:* https://sites.google.com/view/globalwikipedia/

*Proposals due:* June 1, 2020

*Notifications sent by:* June 30, 2020

*Send proposals as MS Word Document to:* wikiglobalproj...@gmail.com

*Questions:* wikiglobalproj...@gmail.com
Project Information

This open access edited volume will be a collection of approximately 20
chapters authored by academic library workers and faculty, Library and
Information Science (LIS) faculty, and disciplinary faculty from around the
globe that highlights engagement with Wikimedia-related projects and

This volume will be divided into two sections, and possibly a third:

   1. The first section will include real-world examples of activities and
   approaches to working with Wikipedia.
   2. The second section will focus on the theories and underlying concepts
   required for the development of pedagogical approaches to teaching with and
   within Wikipedia.
   3. A third thematic section may be added, depending on the breadth and
   number of submissions, for example, a section related specifically to

Possible Topics

We are seeking chapters that include both practical and theoretical work.
Possible topics for chapters include (but are not limited to) the following

   - Case studies of Wikipedia in information literacy instruction
   - Student researchers in Wikipedia
   - Collaboration between Wikimedia user groups and academic library staff
   - Wikipedia student clubs and their connection to libraries
   - Benefits of academic libraries partnering with Wikimedia projects
   - The role of Wikimedians/Wikipedians in Residence
   - Collaborating with university faculty in the classroom
   - Edit-a-thon pedagogy and practice
   - Critical Librarianship and Wikipedia
   - Wikipedia's fight against misinformation and "fake news"
   - Medical students and training
   - Use of Wikibooks in classes
   - Wikidata visualizations for education
   - Increasing and diversifying the audience for archival collections
   through Wikipedia
   - Addressing gaps in Wikipedia, such as gender, LGBTQ+, racial,
   linguistic, regional, etc.

Editorial Timeline (tentative)

April 1  – June 1, 2020: Call for chapter proposals is distributed

June 15, 2020: Chapter proposals selected and authors notified

October 1, 2020: First draft of chapters due to editors

December 1, 2020: Second draft of chapters due to editors

January 1, 2021: Manuscript to publisher
Submission Information

Please send the following information to the editors by June 1, 2020:

   - A tentative title and abstract proposal: Up to 500 words in MS Word
   describing what you would intend to submit for this book. In your abstract,
   indicate which section of the book your proposal is aligned to.
   - Please include links to any other publications you may have (i.e. an
   article, a blog post, or anything else that best reflects your writing
   - Author CVs or resumes (no more than 2 pages)

Information for Accepted Proposals

Final chapters will be approximately 3,000 words in length. All citations
must be APA 7th edition. This OA publication will be licensed under a CC BY
4.0 license. After final chapters have been edited and approved in English,
authors will have the option of providing a second-language translation of
their chapter. (example: English and Basque or English and Yoruba).This
will be determined on a case by case basis.


Laurie Bridges

Instruction and Outreach Librarian / Associate Professor

Oregon State University

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