24:1 (2009:03) Call for Papers: Resource Sharing and Information Networks

March 3, 2009 at 4:49 pm | Posted in Other Serials and E-Resources News | Leave a comment


Resource Sharing & Information Networks is now accepting manuscript submissions.  The deadline for submission of papers is Wednesday, June 24, 2009 for Fall 2009.  Submissions should follow the Instructions to Authors available at www.informaworld.com/WRSI and should be emailed directly to the Editor, Dr. Barbara J. Stites at bstites@fgcu.edu.  Thematic issues will be considered; guest editors interested in proposed theme issues should send an outline for such projects to the Editor.   Specific areas for article development include but are not limited to:

Administration and Leadership of Networks, Cooperatives, and Consortia:
Organizational Development, Board Development
Finance and Accounting
Marketing, Advocacy, Human Resource Development

Resource Sharing:
Access to shared resources
Reciprocal Borrowing
Interlibrary Loan
Document Delivery
Unmediated Borrowing

Training and Continuing Education:
Development and Design
Implementation and Evaluation
Blended Learning:  Online plus F2F

New Academic/Industry Roles & Economics:
Institutional repositories
Linking of institutional repositories
FTE Pricing
Agency Role vs. Order Direct

New International Roles for Consortia:
Equitable access to information for developing economies
Social responsibilities of developed Economies
Special regions:  East Europe & Russia; China; Africa
Cooperative Purchasing
Electronic Resource Management Systems (ERMS)

New Publisher Roles:
Growing role of consortia in the new serial economy
Integration of electronic serials with continuing e-book programs
Combination of publisher full-text with licensed full-text

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before June 24, 2009.  All submitted manuscripts will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis.

For instructions for authors and further details on the journal and submission procedures please visit:  www.infomaworld.com/WRSI.

Please send all submissions and questions to the editor Dr. Barbara J. Stites at bstites@fgcu.edu
Routledge / Taylor & Francis Group


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