Call for Chapters: Advances in Librarianship Volume on “Roles and Responsibilities of Libraries in Increasing Consumer Health Literacy and Reducing Health Disparities”

Seeking submissions from a wide array of disciplines and perspectives for Volume 48 of Advances in Librarianship which will focus on the many ways in which libraries are helping (and can help) to improve consumer health literacy and decrease health disparities. This volume will be edited by Beth St. Jean, Gagan Jindal, Yuting Liao, and Paul Jaeger, and is scheduled for publication in September 2020. Chapter proposals of between 500 and 1,000 words are due by August 15, 2019. Authors will be notified of acceptance by September 15th, and full chapters will be due by January 15, 2020. Please direct questions to: Beth St. Jean (, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland.


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