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Last Call for Chapters: Advances in Librarianship volume on Libraries' Roles in Increasing Consumer Health Literacy & Reducing Health Disparities

We are pleased to announce a call for chapter proposals for volume 48 of the Advances in Librarianship book series on the topic of "Roles and Responsibilities of Libraries in Increasing Consumer Health Literacy and Reducing Health Disparities." 

We are seeking submissions from a wide array of disciplines and perspectives on the many ways in which libraries are helping (and can help) to improve consumer health literacy and decrease health disparities. Both research-based and practice-based contributions are very welcome, as well as those that blend these two approaches. 

Chapter proposals of 500 to 1,000 words are due by August 15th. Acceptance notices will go out by mid-September, and full chapters will be due by January 15, 2020. Please see attached for the complete call. 
Volume Editors:
Beth St. Jean (
Paul Jaeger (
Please email your chapter proposals to me at, and please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!

Call for Submissions