Music materials are unique items in the library world and must be approached in ways that consider the many different formats and content types. James Mason provides an examination of the considerations that factor into describing music materials so they can be found.
InsideOCULA is currently accepting submissions for upcoming issues.
An official publication of the Ontario College and University Library Association, InsideOCULA is proud to provide a forum for the exchange of perspectives and innovation across Ontario university and college libraries. We have recently worked with OCULA Council to create a Statement & actions against anti-Black racism, and we welcome submissions that share the varied and diverse experiences of library staff across the province. InsideOCULA accepts submissions of all formats (E.g., articles, videos, interviews etc.). Please see guidelines on submission requirements.
Themes the InsideOCULA editorial team is looking to explore include:
- Intersectionality, equity, diversity and inclusion
- Changes to your services and programming
- Library projects
- Research project update or summary
- Burnout, failure
- ChatGPT and generative AI
- Cross-institution collaborations
- Open Access
- Critical Librarianship
- Mentorship experiences and outcomes
Other prompts to spark ideas:
- How has your remote vs in-person work policy changed post-pandemic?
- How are you incorporating best practices and approaches to accessible teaching?
- Are there any trends you have noticed among new cohorts of students?
Have an idea not mentioned above? Please get in touch with the editorial team at email@example.com, InsideOCULA welcomes new ideas and can support you in sharing your experience with the larger community.
Submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis. For Winter 2024 publication, please get in touch by December 22.
Looking forward to hearing from you,
The InsideOCULA Team