Tennessee Libraries book review section provides evaluative reviews for current publications related to all aspects of Tennessee. If you are interested in reviewing any of the available titles, or would like to suggest additional titles for review, please contact the book reviews editor, Wendy Doucette, at email@example.com.
Books available for review
Reviews must be between 300 to 500 words in length and should comment on the following elements as appropriate:
Scope - describe the overall content and purpose of the book
Authorship - credentials, affiliations, point of view
Accuracy - authoritative nature of the information
Arrangement - unique features, index, appendices
Readership - describe the intended audience
Critical evaluation - limitations and/or contribution to the field
Recommendation - which types of libraries should purchase
Reviews must be submitted in electronic format . The editor reserves the right to edit for length, as well as for consistency in language and style. Please include your name, position title, institutional affiliation at the end of the review. Also include your email if you would like to receive reader questions and feedback.
Upon requesting a title, you will be asked to submit your review within 4-6 weeks to the book reviews editor. Please contact the book reviews editor, Wendy Doucette, with questions.
Every effort will be made for timely publication of your review; however, it may take 6-9 months or more for it to appear.
For publishers and authors
Mail review copies and other correspondence to:
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN 37614