IJIDI welcomes a broad spectrum of submissions on any topics related to diversity and reading, including, but not limited to, topics such as:
- collection practices and representations of reading interests of diverse groups of readers
- conceptual considerations of reading in libraries, archives, and documentation centers, including theoretical ideas from information science, critical theory, reader response theory, new literacy studies, cultural theory, indigenous epistemology, etc.
- history of reading as a reflection of diversity
- publishing and diversity
- impacts of reading interests/practices of librarians and/or library staff on library services to diverse groups of readers
- impacts of digital technologies on reading practices of diverse groups of readers
- preservation practices of texts from diverse cultures
- reading as a means of cultural immersion
- reading as a literacy practice of diverse groups of readers
- reading and other leisure and entertainment practices in diverse communities
- reading and information literacy in diverse populations
- publishing, libraries, book trade, censorship, and reading practices around the world
Please consult IJIDI author guidelines at https://publish.lib.umd.edu/IJIDI/about/submissions#authorGuidelines
Expressions of interest (up to 250 words - include your name, affiliation, topic of interest and how it relates to the theme "Diversity and Reading" sent to Guest Editor by June 15, 2018.
• Acceptance notices sent to authors by July 15, 2018
• Papers submitted by October 1, 2018.
• Publication scheduled for the April 2019 issue.
Please consult IJIDI submission timeline and process for details at https://bit.ly/2JxPxb9
Any questions related to this issue should be addressed to Guest Editor, Vanessa Irvin, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit IJIDI’s website at https://publish.lib.umd.edu/IJIDI/index for more information about the journal.