Volume 1, Issue 1 - The Political Librarian

We are happy today to release Volume I, Issue 1 of The Political Librarian, our new journal at the intersection of local libraries, public policy, and tax policy.

We are interested in featuring new voices and lines of inquiry and are interested in publishing opinion pieces, white papers, and peer-reviewed works. You are invited to contribute to Vol 2 Issue 1 for a March 2016 publication date. Thanks to our editorial team, including series editor Lindsay Sarin, and general editors Johnna Purcell and Rachel Korman. 

In this Issue:

Getting to the AHA Moment
William E. Kennedy

Why Local Isn't Enough
A.J. Million

The Political Librarian: Foundations
Lindsay C. Sarin, Johnna Percell, and Rachel Korman

We are proud to announce our editorial board:

  • Jason K. Alston, Doctoral Candidate School of Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina
  • Trevor A. Dawes, Associate University Librarian Washington University in St. Louis
  • Sandra Hirsh, PhD, Professor and Director School of Information, San José State University
  • Paul T. Jaeger, PhD, JD, Professor and MLS Program Director College of Information Studies, University of Maryland College Park
  • Andrea Snyder, Outreach Services Specialist Nassau Library System, Long Island, New York
  • Courtney L. Young, Head Librarian (Librarian and  Professor of Women’s Studies) Penn State Greater Allegheny
Special thanks to Diane Weltzer and Kristen Thorp for volunteering to create the cover art and style guide for this issue.

NB: Vol 1, Issue 1 of The Political Librarian was published by our companion organization EveryLibrary. Ownership of the journal was moved to the EveryLibrary Institute in September 2019. This post was originally featured at EveryLibrary.org.