The Editor of World Digital Libraries: An International Journal (WDL) announces a Call for Papers for the June 2009 and December 2009 issue.
 
 World Digital Libraries: An International Journal is a peer reviewed bi-annual journal on digital libraries. The first issue of this journal has just been published. Content can be found at  http://bookstore.teriin.org/journal_inside.php?material_id=477&qty=1.

 You are requested to subscribe the same or recommend to your library to subscribe. The third issue will be published in June 2009. The aim of the journal is to advance the theory and practice of acquisition, organization, management and dissemination of digital information on a sustainable basis. The journal will seek quality research papers that present original theoretical approaches as well as experimental case studies related to digital library development and maintenance. In doing so, the journal will keep readers abreast with the current developments in the field. The journal will include articles, reviews, current developments, and case studies dealing with
§       theoretical and methodological issues that relate to the  interrelationships among electronic resources management, digital preservation, multiple access, multilinguality, copyright issues and security aspects;
§       initiatives taken towards digitization through lucid case studies;
§       current developments across the globe; and
§       dialogues between the scientific community and society at large.
 
 The journal will be having global coverage with local focus and would provide a platform for decision-makers, planners, consultants, library and information science professionals to share their experiences. It will also facilitate dialogue among the digital library communities.
 
 Articles and reviews should examine concepts, analyses, new approaches, and techniques pertaining to this field. Case studies covering new initiatives, as well as procedural breakthroughs of important issues in the digital library field would be included. Book reviews will cover recent books in the field, reviewed by an independent reviewer.
 
 All submissions will be peer-reviewed using the criteria of originality, accuracy, and quality of contribution in these fields. The journal will also provide an update on topical developments in the field; notes on important breakthroughs; information on forthcoming conferences, workshops, seminars and relevant events; and highlight activities of national and international importance in the field.
 
 We would like to request all of you to submit paper for the same to dckar@teri.res.in address below.
 
 Editor-in-Chief:
 Prof N Balakrishnan, Professor & Associate Director, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
 
 Editor
 Debal C Kar, Fellow, TERI, New Delhi
 
 Editorial Board:
 Dr. Jagdish Arora, Director, INFLIBNET, India
 
 Prof. José Luis Borbinha, INESC-ID - Information Systems Group, Engineering School, Lisbon Technical University, Portugal
 
 Prof. Daniel Chandran PhD, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
 
 Prof. Ching-chih Chen PhD, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmond College, USA
 
 Dr Gobinda Chowdhury, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde, UK
 
 Dr P R Goswami, Director, National Social Science Documentation Centre (NASSDOC), Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi,
 
 Prof. Alan Hopkinson, Head of Library Systems, Learning Resources, The Sheppard Library, Middlesex University, UK
 
 Prof. Ee-Peng Lim, PhD, School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Singapore
 
 Prof. Gary Marchionini, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
 
 Dr. A. Lakshmana Moorthy, Director, Defence Scientific Information and Documentation Centre, India
 
 Dr Usha Mujoo-Munshi, Librarian, Indian Institute of Public Administration, India
 
 Prof. Dr Erich J Neuhold, Professor, Computer Science, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Research Studios Austria, University of Vienna, Austria
 
 Prof. Paul Nieuwenhuysen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
 
 Mr John Paschoud, Information Systems Engineer of the Library, London School of Economics, UK
 
 Dr. A.R.D. Prasad, Documentation Research & Training Centre, Indian Statistical Institute,  Bangalore, India
 
 Prof. Dr Michael Seadle, Director, Berlin School of Library and Information Science, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
 
 Dr. V N Shuka, Director (Application), CDAC, India
 
 Prof. Ingeborg Torvik Sølvberg PhD, Dept. of Computer and Information Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
 
 Prof. M G Sreekumar Phd, Librarian, Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, India.
 
 Prof. Shigeo Sugimoto, Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies, University of Tsukuba, Japan
 
 Prof. P. Tapio Varis Ph.D. , Acting President, Global University System., Unesco Chair in global eLearning with applications to multiple domains, Professor and Chair of Media Education, University of Tampere, Finland
 
 Prof. Shalini R. Urs PhD, Executive Director, International School of Information Management, University of Mysore, India
 
 Prof. Om Vikas PhD, Director, ABV Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, India
 
 Prof Ian H. Witten PhD, Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, New Zealand
 
 
 Thanking you and with personal regards
 
 Yours sincerely,
 
  Debal C Kar, Fellow
  Library and Information Centre
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