武汉大学信息管理学院自1983年开始主办LIS学术期刊《图书情报知识》（Document,Information & Knowledge，www.dik.whu.edu.cn），主要面向LIS领域研究人员，刊发高水平学术论文。为推动国内LIS研究发展、促进国际LIS学术交流，武汉大学信息管理学院及《图书情报知识》编辑部决定自2013年开始与Springer公司合作出版丛书Library and Information Sciences(LIS) : Trends and Research（《图书情报学研究趋势》）。
Library and Information Sciences(LIS) : Trends and Research将由武汉大学信息管理学院、武汉大学信息资源研究中心、《图书情报知识》编辑部、武汉大学图书情报国际合作研究院联合编辑主办，由国际知名出版商Springer以传统订阅和开放存取相结合（hybrid）的形式出版。暂定每两年出版一部，每部200页到300页。该书将会被Thomson Reuters的Book Citation Index– Science (BKCI-S)检索。本书设立独立的编辑组，负责该书的编辑行政工作并承担一切出版发行费用。
本书主要作者是武汉大学信息管理学院LIS论坛特邀的全球专家与领导者，包括院长、知名专家、行业领袖、实践者。如Peter Ingwersen（Denmark），John Unsworth（U.S.），Wenjin Wu（U.S.）等。我们也在继续向一些知名的学者约稿。
鉴于您在国内LIS领域的影响力及学术地位，我们特此邀请您为本书赐稿。（前提是您同意以创作共用方式Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial License授权我们以非盈利目的出版您的论文）。该书出版后，作为作者，您将获得由Springer印刷制作的精装本一本。
Ø Information Profession and Information Literacy
Ø Trends of Library and Information Sciences(LIS) Education
Ø Information Seeking and Retrieval
Ø Development of World Libraries
Library and Information Sciences(LIS) : Trends and Research编辑组
Call for Paper
As a 90-year-old and the top-ranked LIS School in China, and also an iSchools’ member, the School of Information Management (SIM) has been hosting the academic journal, Document, Information & Knowledge (DIK, www.dik.whu.edu.cn) since 1983, which has been mainly targeting the China’s LIS community, and successfully become one of the top-notch LIS journals in China. To further facilitate the LIS development, and especially to promote the iSchools’ movement, SIM has now decided to publish an English version entitled Library and Information Sciences: Trends and Research by corporation with Springer Ltd.
The book will be co-edited by SIM, the Center of the Studies of Information Resources (CSIR) of Wuhan University, and the International Cooperative Academy of Library and Information (ICALIS) of Wuhan University. It will be published and distributed by Springer in the form of OA under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial License, with one volume in every two years and about 200-300 pages per volume. The publication will be retrieved by Thomson Reuters Book Citation Index-Science (BKCI-S). An independent editorial board will be established for this collection. Wuhan University will be responsible for the administration of editorial work and bear all the cost of the publication.The authors of the collection mainly comes from the established scholars and administrators, including LIS school deans, experts, leaders and practitioners of different sectors from international wide, some of whom have been specially invited to visit SIM, such as Professor Peter Ingwersen (Denmark), Professor John Unsworth (U.S.), and Professor Eugene Wu (U.S.), and have published their papers on DIK, or will contribute their works especially to this collection soon. On the top of this, we are continuing to solicit papers from some well-known scholars.
If you are interested and agree to publish your work with us under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial License, please contribute your manuscript (no longer than 8,000 words) in English language. The topic we’d like to call for including but not limited to the following:
l Information Profession and Information Literacy
l Trends of Library and Information Sciences(LIS) Education
l Information Seeking and Retrieval
l Development of World Libraries
As a contributor, you will receive a printed copy (hardcover) as soon as the book has been published.Should you need any information or have any concerns with this matter, you are more than welcome to contact Professor Zhou Liming (firstname.lastname@example.org). Thank you very much for your consideration and I am looking forward to your positive reply.
With kind regards,
Editorial Board of Library and Information Sciences: Trends and Research.
School of Information Management, Wuhan University