Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Seeking peer reviewers for ACRL/CHOICE publication

Forward from ALA ACRL AAMES Mailing List  --hn
Resources for College Libraries (RCL), a publication of ACRL’s Choice magazine and R.R. Bowker, is currently seeking academic librarians and faculty with collection development and/or teaching experience to participate in our peer review process. Available online at http://rclweb.net, RCL provides a list of core titles that are essential for undergraduate libraries.

We are currently seeking academic librarians and faculty with subject expertise in the following area: 
*Asian History, Languages, and Literatures

Referees will be responsible for comprehensively evaluating the RCL subject’s bibliographic content, along with its taxonomic organization. All referee work is scheduled for completion by January 1, 2013 and can be completed online and at your leisure. Referees will receive access to the RCL database to complete the review.

Please consider submitting your name to participate in this one-time professional service opportunity. Preference will be given to those with experience in teaching and/or collection development in the subject area. To volunteer as a reviewer, send an email to adoherty@ala-choice.org with your contact information, CV/resume, and a brief description of your qualifications, particularly any experience maintaining or assessing core collections in the subject area.

RCL is a subscription database that identifies 75,000+ titles across 61 subjects that are essential for research and instruction at the undergraduate level. For more information, visit: http://www.bowker.com/en-US/products/rcl.   

Anne Doherty
Project Editor, Resources for College Libraries
860.347.6933 x140

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