Academic journal article Partnership : the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research

Something for Everyone

Academic journal article Partnership : the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research

Something for Everyone

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This issue of Partnership truly has something for everyone! Your editors have been hard at work over the past six months to assemble a stimulating, well-balanced selection of articles with contributions in every section of the journal. The range of subject matter should appeal to readers from a variety of library sectors: academic, public and schools.

Partnership is produced by and for Canadian library and information practitioners, and this issue contains a wealth of practical ideas deriving from professional experience. It strikes me that the common thread running through this issue is what Ernest Boyer1 referred to as the scholarship of application: the advancement of knowledge through learning and sharing the results of professional practice.

Super Conference 2012

The Partnership editorial staff is spread out across the country in five different provinces and four different time zones. Therefore, the work of putting together a journal issue is, by necessity, carried out mostly by email communication with the occasional conference call a couple of times per year. As a result, some of the eleven editors have never met each other in person! I'm excited to have the opportunity for us to get together face-to-face for a business meeting at OLA Super Conference 2012 in Toronto.

Readers Forum

The Partnership editors' meeting will take place from 1-3 p. …

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