Thursday, June 01, 2017

CFP: Digital Archives and Innovative Services - special issues of International Journal of Library and Information Services (IJLIS)

Special Issue On: Digital Archives and Innovative Services

Submission Due Date 6/19/2017

Guest Editors
Ms. Sangeeta N. Dhamdhere

The International Journal of Library and Information Services is a platform of library professionals as well as software professionals to contribute their research work and innovative ideas in this field. This journal invites high quality research papers, case studies, book reviews from all over the globe. The main objective of this journal is spreading current research and innovations going on in digital library systems to all LIS and software personnel.

This Special Issue will focus on how academic as well as research libraries are offering digital library services to cope up with the changing needs of the user. This issue aims to explore digitization, copyright issues, institutional repository and archives management as a challenge in front of all library professionals. Many open source software being used in libraries and many new features is being introduced in these digital library software. Open access publishing and open archive initiatives are adopted by many top university libraries to support research.

Recommended Topics
This Special issue is purely on Digital library systems, innovations, and digital commons. We are inviting research manuscripts on the following themes:

- Digital Library Softwares
- Open Source softwares
- FOSS for digital libraries
- Open Access Initiatives
- Open Institutional Repositories
- Digital resources/contents
- Creative Commons
- Digital Commons
- Online Publishing
- Copyrights related to digital contents
- Future trends in digital libraries
- Digital library management
- Archives management
- Challenges and opportunities
- E-Discovery tools 
- Content management softwares(CMS)
- Federated Searches in digital library system

Submission Procedure
Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished articles will be considered. INTERESTED AUTHORS MUST CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at PRIOR TO SUBMISSION. All article submissions will be forwarded to at least 3 members of the Editorial Review Board of the journal for double-blind, peer review. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers. All submissions must be forwarded electronically.

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:
Ms. Sangeeta N. Dhamdhere