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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Call for Applicants: Book Review Editor for Music Reference Services Quarterly

Music Reference Services Quarterly (MRSQ), a peer reviewed journal published by Taylor and Francis is seeking a new book review editor.   Responsibilities include:
·         maintaining awareness of current books in music
·         identifying reviewers
·         requesting books for review and assigning them to reviewers
·         providing reviewing guidance to book reviewers
·         processing and filing copyright transfer forms
·          editing the book reviews
·         submitting the edited reviews and copyright transfer forms to Taylor & Francis
·         final book review proofreading
The book review editor reports to the co-editors of Music Reference Services Quarterly.  While the applicant pool is not limited to librarians currently working in music libraries, music background is required.   Some editorial experience is desirable but not required.  MRSQ maintains a database of current book reviewers and the book editor has full support of the editorial board members as well as the rest of the editorial team.  Interested applicants should send a short letter of interest and a copy of their CV to editors:  Ana Dubnjakovic (ana@mailbox.sc.edu) and Michelle Hahn (mhahn@smu.edu).  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Ana Dubnjakovic
Head, Music Library
University of South Carolina

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