Monographs Editorial Board – December 2022 Report



The group met 4-6 times this quarter.

Recent Activities

First Activity
The Board has proactively sought out monograph topics for potential publication. This was done through identifying gaps in current literature, speaking with prospective authors/editors, attending meetings and conferences, etc.
Meets Core’s strategic goals for Membership and Value to Members

Second Activity
The Board has worked directly with ALA Editions to ensure that any monographs fit within their current publication goals and foci
Meets Core’s strategic goals for Membership and Value to Members

Third Activity
The Board has worked directly with authors/editors throughout the publication process – from helping them to craft their submission proposal, to answering questions and providing feedback during the writing process, to helping them market their work post-publication.
Meets Core’s strategic goals for Membership and Value to Members

Fourth Activity
As the Board is newly organized within Core, time has been spent constructing procedural documents and establishing workflows in order to streamline work going forward.
Meets Core’s strategic goals for Membership and Value to Members

What will your group be working on for the next 6 months?
The Board will continue to seek out and shepherd monographs throughout the publication process. We will also continue to build documentation and workflows for use by current and future Board members.

Submitted by Kim Edwards on 12/07/2022