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Posted: January 20, 2009

Editors wanted for nanotechnology encyclopedia

(Nanowerk News) Sage Publications are inviting academic editorial contributors to the Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society, a new reference for undergraduate students and the general public addressing all aspects of nanoscience research, including definitions of nanotechnology terms, biographies of major researchers and their work, profiles of research institutions, organizations, and corporations, descriptions of nano techniques and potential, and thematic topics on ethics, religion and government regulation.
They are now starting the assignment process for articles that will be due May 1, 2009.
This comprehensive project is a two-volume encyclopedia for college, public, and science libraries to be published by Sage Reference in 2010. The work is made up of some 450 articles. Each article, ranging from 900 to 3500 words, is signed by the contributor. The General Editor for the encyclopedia is David Guston, Ph.D., Arizona State University, who will review all the articles for academic consistency.
If you are interested in contributing to the encyclopedia, it can be a notable publication addition to your CV/resume and broaden your publishing credits. Sage Publications offers an honorarium ranging from Sage book credits for smaller articles up to a free set of the encyclopedia (approximately a $300 value) for contributions totaling 10,000 words or more.
To find out more about the list of available articles, submission guidelines, and sample article, please email Susan Moskowitz, Managing Editor, Author Recruitment, Golson Books, Ltd. at nano@golsonmedia.com
Please include your contact information (Name, Mailing Address, Phone Number, University Affiliation (title and dept.)).
Source: Golson Books