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Call for Book Chapter: Library Management in 21st Century: Issues and Challenges.

Call for Book Chapter: Library Management in 21st Century: Issues and Challenges.


   Call for Book Chapter

“Library Management in 21st Century: Issues and Challenges”

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to invite all Library & Information professionals to contribute their original research papers, theoretical papers, case studies related to the areas highlighted for the edited book entitled “Library Management in 21st Century: Issues and Challenges”. The contributors can include any other topic falling under the main theme and sub-themes of the book.

Areas for contribution:

Information Literacy

  • Information Literacy: skills and competencies
  • E-learning
  • Information needs and satisfaction
  • Information seeking behavior
  • Webometric
  • Scientometric
  • Bibliometric

Innovative and Emerging Technologies

  • RFID smartcard
  • Cloud computing
  • Evernote
  • Dropbox
  • Library 2.0
  • Library 3.0
  • Web 2.0

Open Access to Scholarly Communication

  • Open Access Journals
  • Open Access Directories and Subject Gateways
  • Open Access Databases and Search Engines
  • Open Data, Linked Data
  • Institutional Repositories

Knowledge Management (KM), Knowledge Organization

  • Knowledge Management (KM) Tools and Techniques
  • Knowledge Management methods
  • Legal, Economic, Social, technical and Ethical Issues in Knowledge Management
  • Knowledge Map
  • Metadata
  • Semantic Web and Ontology
  • FRBR (Functional Requirement for Bibliographic Record)
  • Federated Search and Web Scale Discovery Tools
  • Interactive Information Retrieval
  • Content & Information Management
  • Knowledge Discovery Tools and Techniques
  • Web Resource Management and Semantic Web
  • Measuring Research Productivity and ROI
  • Library Consortia
  • User Studies
  • Digital Preservation

Submission Procedure

  1. The chapter should clearly indicate the title of the paper, a sub title (if required), name (s) of author(s), email ID, address of Institution, city and country.
  2. Length of paper: 3000-10000 words (6-15 pages), single spaced, 12 point font size, Times New Roman,MS Word format (A4 size). Pages should be numbered consecutively.
  3. Abstract should not exceed 200 words and keyword up to 5.
  4. APA style for References
  5. Tables and Figures may be incorporated into the text of the paper as close to where they are first referred.
  6. Short CV of the author(s) on a separate sheet to be enclosed with the paper.

Important Dates:

Submission of Full Paper: April 30, 2015  May 31,2015

Finalization of Review process: June 30, 2015

Acceptance Notice to Authors: July 15, 2015

Copyright submission by the Authors: July 30, 2015


Submit your chapters to:


    Dr.Sanjeev                                                                      Dr.Lallaisangzuali

Deputy Librarian                                                          Assistant Librarian (Sr.Scale)

Central Library, Mizoram University                                 Central Library, Mizoram University

 Aizawl, Mizoram, India                                                      Aizawl, Mizoram, India

Ph: +91 9436195310                                                          Ph: +91 9436144735


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kaise hai Dr.Saaab bahut din bad dekha ???

Bahut Accha hun? Aaap kaise hain Dr. Saaab.?

Will the book have ISBN. Is there any chance that the last date may be extended. We were working on a chapter but may not be able to finish by 31 may 2015.

Of course ISBN will be there. You send as soon possible.There is some chance.

Thanks Dr. Sanjeev. We will try at the earliest


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