Call for Chapters: Library and Information Science in the Age of MOOCs

Help to spread out Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) concept with its potential in library and information science domain. The upcoming book intends to make every library and information science professionals aware with MOOC concept as a whole and how they can play worthy roles in MOOC setting by using their LIS competencies.

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Propose a chapter for this book

Important Dates

May 1, 2017: Proposal Submission Deadline 

May 16, 2017: Notification of Acceptance 

August 1, 2017: Full Chapter Submission 

September 30, 2017: Review Results Returned 

November 15, 2017: Final Acceptance Notification 

November 30, 2017: Final Chapter Submission

 

Objective

The objectives of this book are to spreading out Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) concept with its potential in library and information science domain. This book intend to make every library and information science professionals aware with MOOC concept as a whole and how they can play worthy roles in MOOC setting by using their LIS competencies. This book is focusing on exploring the ideas how library and information science professionals are an active part of MOOC activities and engage themselves not only in development of MOOCs library and information science area but also able to work as a backbone for other MOOC developers for solving problems related to MOOCs activities.

Introduction

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) has emerged as new Avtaar in online learning environment and become a burning topic nowadays in every discipline including library and information science. MOOCs offer both opportunities and challenges before libraries, library and information science schools/ institutions and library and information science professionals. On the other hands, libraries, library and information science schools/ institutions and library and information science professionals are regularly thinking how they may not only be active part of MOOC activities by adopting, developing, linking and resolving problems faced by MOOC developers but also able to provide infrastructure, resources free from any constraints and environment to develop quality massive open online Courses (MOOCs) in diverse topics connected to different disciplines. Therefore, this book is to plan to publish which to be covered chapters on MOOCs and Library and information science issues such as survey, case study, business model, creation models, quality aspects, evaluation of MOOC, role of library and information science professionals, future implications of MOOCs in library and information science domain and other issues from library and information science professionals globally.

Target Audience

The target audiences of this book are library and information science professionals, knowledge managers, Information scientists, library and information science teachers, research scholars, students of library and information science area. Web librarians, executives, consultants, instructors, IT specialists, managers, trainers libraries, library and information science schools/ institutes and other library and information science professionals etc.

Editors

Dr. Anna Kaushik 
Deputy Librarian 
Central Library 
University of Kota 
Kota-324005 (Rajasthan) India

Publisher

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit www.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2018.

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners of library and information science and other area are invited to submit on or before May 1, 2017, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by May 16, 2017, about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by August 1, 2017, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at: http://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/ prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project. 

NOTE: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Trust in Knowledge Management and Systems in Organizations. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer-review editorial process. 

All proposals should be submitted through the E-Editorial DiscoveryTM online submission manager.

Inquiries

Editor's Name: Dr. Anna Kaushik 
Editor's Affiliation: Deputy Librarian, Central Library, University of Kota, Kota -324005- (Rajasthan)-INDIA 

Editor's Contact Information 
2/38, Ganesh Talab, Basant Vihar, 
Kota-324009- (Rajasthan)-INDIA 
drkaushikanna@gmail.com

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Source : IGI Global 

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