Thursday, August 13, 2009

call for papers

Special issue call for papers from Reference Services Review
Reference Services Review, a quarterly, refereed international journal, covering reference and instructional services for libraries in the digital age, will be publishing a theme issue with guest editors on the topic of mobile services in libraries. For this issue we are seeking manuscripts that cover a wide variety of topics related to providing mobile services to library users. Accepted manuscripts will be published in Volume 38, Issue 2 (May 2010) and will need to be submitted for peer-review by December 4, 2009.

More information about the journal can be viewed here:

Potential topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Service models and best practices
Types of services
Device based
Web based
Location based
Mobile technology
Development for mobile platforms
Use of special technologies
User studies
Service assessment
Distance learning
Under-served populations
Global - i.e. services around the world
The future of mobile services
Please email proposed abstracts of no more than 250 words as an attached Word document or PDF to both guest editors by August 21st, 2009. Authors will be notified by September 12th, 2009.

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