Call for Chapters “Records and Information Management Strategies for Enhanced Knowledge Coordination” : Last Date 15/02/20


Dr Collence Takaingenhamo Chisita , Research Fellow, Department of Information Sciences University of South Africa 

Dr Rexwhite Tega Enakrire, Research Fellow,Department of Information Sciences University of South Africa
Dr Vusimusi , W. Tsabedze Research Fellow,Department of Information Sciences, University of South Africa
Dr Wole Durodolo Research Fellow, Department of Information Sciences University of South Africa
Mr Joseph Ngoaketse, Lecturer Department of Information Sciences , University of South Africa


Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: February 15, 2020

Full Chapters Due: April 29, 2020
Submission Date: August 7, 2020


Records and Information Management Strategies for Enhanced Knowledge Coordination is blazing intellectual treatise that draws input from experts involved in Records Management, Information Science , Library Science, Memory and Digital technology.The books explores new trends in theory and practice on Records and Information Management Strategies for enhanced knowledge coordination. The book provides an epistemological approach to the changing nature of knowledge production for sustainable development . The convergence of technologies and emergence of interdisciplinary and trans disciplinary modus of knowledge production justifies the need for a book that explores the disinterestedness or interconnectivity of the information Science disciplines. The quantum leap in knowledge production , increasing demand for information and knowledge, changing information needs, information governance and proliferation of digital technologies in the era of ubiquitous digital technologies justifies for a book that employs a holistic approach in x-raying the challenges of managing information in an increasingly knowledge and technology driven dispensation.


The book aims to spur discourse and action in the areas of Records and Information Management Strategies for Enhanced Knowledge Coordination . It brings into the fore the novel trends in the field of Records Management and Information Management strategies for enhanced knowledge coordination. The book will bring together experts to mould a vanguard compendium based on Records and Information management praxis.

Target Audience

The audience for this book will be drawn from variety of stakeholders whose work is underpinned by access to information/ knowledge . It has become critical that in the era digital technologies access to information /knowledge has become a key factor that makes or breaks an organisation. The audience will consist of but not limited to the following : 

Knowledge managers
Information Managers
Health Care Information and Medical Records Managers
Library and Information Science Schools
Students in LIS , Records Management , Digital Diplomatics, Galleries, museums, archives ( GLAM) ( memory institutions)
Policy makers
Curriculum experts

Recommended Topics

Library and Information Science Theory and Practice 

Forensic Information reconstruction
Knowledge Transfer
Knowledge Organisation
LIS in the 4th Industrial era
Library Space and reinventions
Cultural Diplomacy in the information/knowledge age
Memory institutions
Memory and Information Science
LIS placeless spaces in the digital era
Cultural diplomacy
Bibliographic control
Academic digital footprints
Records Management and Information governance
Citizenship Science in the digital era
Impact of the cloud and social platforms on Records Management
Records Management and Open Standards
Records Management and Digital Retention
Intellectual genealogy and Network theory
Digital Archiving
Resource sharing
Decoloniality and epistemic justice in the twenty-first century

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before February 15, 2020, 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 February 29, 2020 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by April 29, 20200, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at 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, Records and Information Management Strategies for Enhanced Knowledge Coordination. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery®TM online submission manager.


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 This publication is anticipated to be released in 2021.

Important Dates

proposal submission deadline: February 15, 2020

Notification of acceptance: February 29, 2020
Full chapter submission: April 29, 2020
Review results due to authors: June 12, 2020
Revisions due from authors: July 10, 2020
Final acceptance/rejection notification due to authors: July 24, 2020
All final accepted materials due from authors: August 7, 2020


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