Call for Book Chapters
FROM RECORDS TO PUBLICATION
A Guide to Academic Authorship
Propose a Chapter
Editor: Prof. Elisam Magara, East African School of Library and Information Science (EASLIS), College of Computing and Information Sciences (COCIS), Makerere University
Call for Chapters
Submission of a Topic and Abstract/Chapter Outline, 31st May 2022
Submission of Book Chapters, 30th June 2022
Introduction: In the entire writing and book production, there are expectations of the writer, author, publisher and other stakeholders in the management of the publication process. This guide book is a one-stop center for what one needs to know on writing and getting published for academic and non-fiction works.
The general aim of this book is to provide general guidance on managing the publication process. The usefulness of this publication lies in the step by step procedures on the general aspects of the book production process and the ability to apply relevant strategies in practice. The guide book shall also cover the do’s and don’ts in academic writing and provide strategies for mitigating various challenges involved in the writing process. This book features chapters from academia, authors, publishers, practitioners, editors and researchers and graduate students in demonstrating the management of the publication process.
This book shall be used as a reference book for course units related to communication and technical writing, publishing and academic writing, scholarly publishing. This handbook is helpful to researchers who want to engage in academic writing in managing their publication process. The book shall guide prospective authors, practitioners and authors in managing their publication process.
Theme: The Publication Journey in Academic Authorship
The book shall contain Six Subthemes as follows:
- Epistemology, Theoretical and Contextual Foundations
- Records, Information Sources and Resources
- Bibliographic Record and Documentary Heritage
- Legal and Ethical Aspects in Academic writing
- Managing the Publication Process
- Secondary services for Academic Writing
The academia, authors, publishers, practitioners, editors, researchers and graduate students are invited to submit on or before 31st May 2022, an abstract/outline of 300 words clearly explaining his or her proposed chapter. The authors whose abstract are approved shall be invited to a one-day write shop and the Full Chapter is expected to be handed by 30th June 2022. Interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions 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.
Publisher: This book is scheduled to be published by Makerere University Press.
31st May 2022
Submission of a Topic and Abstract/Chapter Outline
Receiving Feedback on Chapter Outline
10th June 2022
Write Shop of Authors of book Chapters and reviewers
19th August 2022
Book Chapters submission
19th September 2022
Deadline for Feedback from Reviewers
2nd October 2022
Sending feedback to the authors
3rd November 2022
Chapters submitted by Authors to Editor
3rd December 2022
Editor submits the book to the Managing Editor of Makerere University Press
Contact: [email protected] Tel: 0772495592/0706495592