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Published on Friday, May 25, 2018 by Elsa Zotian

Summary

Gender issues are capturing people’s attentions these days. One aspect of such attention is visual. How does the visual aspect of gender impact library and information science?

Announcement

Description

Gender issues are capturing people’s attentions these days. One aspect of such attention is visual. How does the visual aspect of gender impact LIS? Possible gendered subtopics include, among others:

  • Cataloging visual resources
  • Visual literacy
  • Picture books
  • Media literacy visual aspects
  • Visual fake news and LIS: information professionals’ roles
  • Image editing: process, discernment, implications
  • Historical aspects (e.g., visually “reading” and interpreting historical documents with a gender frame)
  • Primary sources
  • LIS instruction
  • Visual implications for persons with visual impairments

Submission guidelines

Authors are kindly invited to register at our paper processing system at: http://www.editorialmanager.com/opis/ and submit their contribution.

Every manuscript should be clearly marked as intended for this special issue. All papers will go through the Open Information Science’s high standards, quick, fair and comprehensive peer-review procedure. Instructions for authors are available here. In case of any questions, please contact Guest Editor (Lesley.Farmer@csulb.edu) or Managing Editor (katarzyna.grzegorek@degruyteropen.com).

As an author of Open Information Science you will benefit from:

  • transparent, comprehensive and fast peer review managed by our esteemed Guest Editor;
  • efficient route to fast-track publication and full advantage of De Gruyter e-technology;
  • no publication fees;
  • free language assistance for authors from non-English speaking regions.

The deadline is September 1th 2018.

Guest editor

  • Dr. Lesley S. J. Farmer, professor, California State University

Date(s)

  • Saturday, September 01, 2018

Keywords

  • gender, library, literacy

Information source

  • Lucas Gworek
    courriel : Lukasz [dot] Gworek [at] degruyteropen [dot] com

To cite this announcement

« Gender issues in library and information science: focusing on visual aspects », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Friday, May 25, 2018, https://calenda.org/441504

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