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Call for Chapters: “Utilization of Libraries and Information Centers in Digital Era”

Call for Chapters

“Utilization of libraries and Information Centers in Digital Era”

Book to be edited by

Dr. Dharmesh Kumar


Submission Deadline

20th August 2017


Dear Sir/Madam,

We feel immense pleasure to express sincere gratitude to inform you that we are publishing a book on “Utilization of libraries and Information Centers in Digital Era” from the reputed publisher with ISBN. Your contribution in the aforesaid subject/Topic will be admirable and praiseworthy. No word seems to be adequate that can express your exemplary and ongoing efforts in this field. We take this opportunity to extend our invitation to you to contribute the Research papers/Case studies related to theme and sub themes for the publications.

The book will include invited papers of eminent Academician’s / Library Professionals and Scholars in the field. As a token of appreciation and honor, copy of the book will be provided to each contributor (First Author only). The deadline for submission of paper(s) is 20th August, 2017.


Recommended Theme and Sub-themes include but are not limited to the following:



Utilization of libraries and Information Centers in Digital Era


  • Innovative Challenges for libraries in electronic era
  • Web Technologies, E-Resources
    • Libraries and Cloud Computing
    • Convergence in Information Technology Security
    • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
    • Intelligent Communications and Networks
    • IT-based Convergence Technology and Service
    • Emerging technologies for libraries
    • Information Literacy
    • Information Seeking Behaviour, User Studies
      • Library Human Resource Development in Technology Era
      • Areas where severe changes are required in LIS education due to Impact of Technology.
      • Web 2.0, Web 3.0, Web 4.0
      • Mobile, RFID, Digital Image, Web Technologies For Modern Libraries
        • Digital Repositories; Institutional Repositories
        • Library Consortia in Digital Era; Online databases
        • Open Access Resources; Open Source Software
        • Big data, Open Data
        • Service Quality Management/Assessment in Libraries (LibQUAL+/ServQUAL)
          • Digital Reference Services
          • Cutting Edge Technologies in librarianship    
          • Automation, Knowledge Management and OSS
          • Social Networking, IPR
          • Marketing of LIS product and services
          • Total Quality Management
            • Recent trends in library and information science
            • Collection management, Best Practices in Libraries
            • Innovative approaches to information storage and retrieval
              • Library Services in Electronic Environment, Web-based services, Virtual services
              • Library Security Systems  
              • Web- based Learning
              • Financial and Human Resource Management
              • New role and identities of libraries and library professionals in Digital Era
              • Ethics and professionalism in LIS in Electronic Era
              • The Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)
              • Semantic Web, ontology, Linked data
              • Digital humanities and librarianship
              • Curriculum development in LIS education in Electronic Era
              • Problems and Prospects of LIS education in current scenario
              • Job satisfaction in LIS Professionals
              • Library empowerment through library legislation
              • Public libraries and role of RRRLF for promotion of Public libraries
              • Information Literacy, Digital Literacy, E-Literacy, Electronic Learning
              • Digital resources preservation, management and cultivation
              • Status of Libraries and LIS Professionals in the Emerging Knowledge Society
              • Online Catalogue



Paper Formatting Guidelines:

Manuscript: Manuscript should be typed on A-4 size paper using Microsoft Word, Times New Roman, Font Size 12 and Single line spacing with generous margins at top, bottom, and sides of page. Pages should be numbered consecutively.

Abstract: All manuscripts should include an abstract of 200 words or less.

Length: Manuscript should typically be of 10 to 15 pages or more including the references.

References: References should be in APA style. A reference list should contain references that are cited in the text. These should be accurate and complete. Personal communications (letters, memos, telephone conversations) are cited in the text after the name with exact date as much as possible. Provide date of access for online sources.

Tables, Figures, and Illustrations: Suitable tables, figures, and illustrations may be included in the text.  

Author identification: It is requested complete contact information must be supplied of all authors and co-authors, including affiliation, full postal address with pin code, telephone/Mobile no., and e-mail address.


Note 1: Only Original Research papers/Articles will be accepted for publication

Note 2: Only selected Articles will be published

Note 3: Selection will be done by Review committee

Note 4: There will be a free copy to 1st author


Important Dates

Last Date of Article(s)/Chapter(s) Submission: 20th August, 2017

Notification of Acceptance/Rejection/Re-Submission: 10th September, 2017

Tentative Date of Book Publication: 30th September, 2017


Inquiries and submissions can be forwarded only electronically to: ,


Contact Us:

Dr. Dharmesh Kumar,

Hindu College, Sonepat (Haryana)




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