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Call for Papers/Chapters for the Edited Book Entitled "Libraries of Tomorrow: Navigating the Digital Frontier"

Call for Papers/Chapters for the Edited Book entitled "Libraries of Tomorrow: Navigating the Digital Frontier"

Editors:-  Dr. Mukut Sarmah, Associate Professor & Head, DLISc, Assam University

               Dr. Rajesh Chutia, Librarian, Govt. Model College, Borkhola, Assam

               Dr. Shibojit Choudhary, Librarian, S. S. College, Hailakandi, Assam

Dear LIS professionals,

           We have great pleasure to inform you that we are going to publish an Edited Book entitled “Libraries of Tomorrow: Navigating the Digital Frontier” which will be published by a reputed publisher with ISBN. This book intends to bring out new dimensions in the field of LIS keeping in view the latest technological developments and innovations which immensely impacted and transformed the library and information centres. We take this opportunity to extend our invitation to the library professionals, faculty members, research scholars and students to contribute original research papers, articles, surveys, case studies related to theme & sub theme for the publication. Your contribution to the aforesaid edited book will be highly admirable and expected to open new endeavours of research.

Sub Themes:

  • Recent Trends and Best Practices in Library Management
  • Issues and Challenges of Library Automation and Digitization
  • Application of Barcode, QR Codes and RFID Technology
  • Management and Usage of Electronic Information Resources
  • Development of Institutional/Digital Repositories
  • Applications of Web 2.0/3.0 in Library and Information Centres
  • Application of Cloud Computing in Libraries
  • Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Libraries
  • Metaverse and New Dimensions to Digital/Virtual Libraries
  • E-Learning and Role of Academic Libraries
  • Open Educational Resources and MOOCs
  • Social Networking Tools for Information Services
  • Integration of Instant Messaging Apps in Library Services
  • Changing Role and Skills of LIS Professionals
  • Changing Needs and Demands of NextGen Library Users
  • Any other topic related to the main theme

Full Chapters (soft copy) must be send via email to the following address:

Submission Guidelines

The authors of the book chapters must follow the following guidelines:

  • The Book chapters must be in MS Word format (A4 size) and the full length of the paper should be in between 5-12 pages (maximum word count 3500).
  • Every article must have an abstract of at least 100-200 words including keywords.
  • The complete text of the book chapter should be in “Times New Roman” font and the line space should be of 1.5.
  • The size of the title must be 14, bold and size of the remaining text should be “12”.
  • The heading (1, 2, 3, …..) and subheading (1.1, 1.1.2, 2.1, 2.1…) should follow the sequence as mentioned in the brackets.
  • The referencing style should be of “APA 7th Edition” and should have hanging indention.

Editorial Process

All the submitted papers/articles will be reviewed by subject experts in LIS field and also checked by an anti-plagiarism software to verify the originality of the contents. Only the selected articles/papers will be published in the book.

Important Dates:

  • Last Date of Article Submission: 31st January, 2024
  • Notification of Acceptance/Rejection/Re-Submission: 20th February, 2024
  • Final Intimation/Acceptance: 1st March, 2024
  • Copyright Submission by Authors: 5th March, 2024
  • Payment of Publication Fee: 10th March, 2024
  • Tentative Date of Book Publication: 15th April, 2024

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