Call for articles: The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances

Brad Eden brad.eden at VALPO.EDU
Fri Jul 27 12:52:08 EDT 2012

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Call for articles

The Bottom Line:  Managing Library Finances (TBL) is actively seeking

An established print and online journal, The Bottom Line’s major focus is
on library finances, library development activities, dealing with library
budgets and personnel, and changes in libraries due to economic challenges.
 The journal is especially interested in articles on the topics below from
archives, museums, and other information organizations as well.

Published by Emerald Group Publishing Limited, the journal is interested in
articles of varying lengths, opinion pieces and case studies.  The editor
will work with authors that are new to LIS publishing, and those who are
seeking outlets for reporting on practical uses of budgets and finances in

Submissions particularly welcome in the following areas (for example):

•       Library changes and challenges from recent economic turmoil
•       Case studies on library budgeting and finances
•       Case studies on library development activities
•       Downsizing and reorganization of libraries
•       Library budgets and finances from an administrator’s perspective
(high-level or middle management)
•       Library budgets and finances from a staff perspective
•       Innovative ways to raise money and awareness of library activities
and mission
•       Thought-provoking opinions related to library budgets and finances

Go to to see past tables of contents and
sample articles.

I look forward to hearing from you

Dr Brad Eden, Editor
Dean of Library Services
Valparaiso University
brad.eden at <eden at>


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