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Capital Librarian Seeks Contributors

How can you contribute?

  • Write a story, essay, photo essay, etc. about any of the topics below, a library related event, librarian social event, profile your library or a notable librarian or submit your own topic.
  • Photograph a library related event, or librarian social event and submit your photos.
  • Submit a general announcement about your organization, professional association or job.
What are the newsletter's submission guidelines?
  • Stories may be submitted as an article, podcast, or video story.
  • We encourage the use of original multimedia in your story.
  • Articles should be no more than 500 words.
  • Special features will be between 650-750 words, please contact with your topic and a short blurb for consideration.
How to submit?
What is the deadline?
  • Submissions may be submitted at anytime. To ensure your contribution is published in the next newsletter, submit at least a week before the end of the month. Capital Librarian is published on the first Monday of the month.

Topic Ideas:

  • "Day in the Life" at your library job
  • "Day in the Life" as a library school student
  • Librarian Wardrobe--submit a photo of your work outfit and include your job title, job location and what you love about your job
  • Shakers & Movers--did you just change jobs or get a promotion? Let us know
  • Library Profile (include images)
  • "Meet a Librarian" Profile
  • Rants & Raves on any library related topic
  • Report on libraries in the DC Public Schools
  • Report on news from DC Public Library
  • Surviving Library School--classes, tips, social life, etc. 
  • Technology--coding/programming tips, emerging technologies/software in the field, how is technology used at your job, etc.

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