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Knowledge and Learning Society Series

A book series edited by Dr. Miltiadis D. Lytras, University of Patras,
Greece

http://www.idea-group.com/requests/details.asp?ID=121

Mission:

The knowledge society is often treated as a utopia, where optimistic
considerations for the role of new technologies envision unrealistic value-
adding services for citizens, and knowledge is purported to create dramatic
economic advances.

In the last years, several scientific disciplines have initiated debates on
the characteristics of the knowledge society and the required consultations
towards the establishment of managing bodies, the crafting of strategies
and policies as well as the specification of action programs.

Given the significance of the knowledge society as a new context of our
era, four significant objectives formulate the justification of our book
series:

1. The need to investigate the soft and hard aspects of the knowledge
society, with the aim of providing organizational and cultural frameworks
as well as infrastructures enabled by the evolution of information
technologies.

2. The need to provide a sustainable worldwide knowledge society vision
based on collaboration, knowledge and learning for all and especially for
people in need.

3. The need to anchor government policies in scientific evidence concerning
the characteristics of the emerging knowledge intensive economy and social
environment.

4. The need to investigate the key priorities of the knowledge society in
terms of critical aspects of human life (e.g. health, education, culture,
science, business etc).

The titles in this book series are intended to promote the Knowledge and
Learning society as the context of our leaving for the 21st century. Our
titles target to the society bringing fresh ideas, technologies and novel
approaches for sustainable development.

Titles Published/Scheduled/under Development:

1. Intelligent Learning Infrastructure for Knowledge Intensive
Organizations: A Semantic Web Perspective, Lytras and Naeve (eds)
http://www.idea-group.com/books/details.asp?id=4925

Finished and scheduled for publication in early 2007

2. Open Source for Knowledge and Learning Management: Strategies beyond
Tools, Lytras and Naeve (eds)

3. Ubiquitous and Pervasive Knowledge and Learning Management: Semantics,
Social Networking and New media to their full potential, Lytras and Naeve
(eds)

Scheduled for 2007:

4. Technology Enhanced Learning: Best Practices, Huang, Gasevic, Lytras
(eds)

5. Knowledge Management Strategies: A Handbook of Applied Technologies,
Russ, Lytras Mayer, Naeve (eds)

6. Knowledge and Networks: A social software perspective, Downes, Lytras
(eds)

7. Semantic Web Engineering in the Knowledge Society, Cardoso, Lytras (eds)

Book Proposals for this Series-Info for potential contributors Academics
and Practitioners interested in editing a book in this series are kindly
requested to contact Dr. Miltiadis D. Lytras ([log in to unmask]) with
a cc: to Efstathia-Maria Pitsa, email: [log in to unmask] (Book Series
Assistant). All the proposals will be valued according the high standards
of IGP.

Inquiries and submissions can be forwarded electronically (Word document)
or by mail to:

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Dr. Miltiadis D. Lytras
"Et in Arcadia Ego"
"        "

Editing Responsibilities/Journals and Book Series

Book Series Editor of "Knowledge and Learning Society Series",
http://www.idea-group.com/requests/details.asp?ID=121
Editor in Chief International Journal of Knowledge and Learning (IJKL) -
http://www.inderscience.com/ijkl/
Editor in Chief International Journal of Teaching and Case Studies (ITCS) -
http://www.inderscience.com/ijtcs/
Executive Editor International Journal on Semantic Web and Information
Systems (IDEA Group, http://www.idea-group.com/journals/details.asp?id=4625)
Editor in Chief, AIS SIGSEMIS Bulletin, http://www.sigsemis.org/newsletter
Collaborating Editor in Chief International Journal of Learning and Change
(IJLC)- http://www.inderscience.com/ijlc/
Associate Editor International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and
Ontologies (IJMSO)- http://www.inderscience.com/ijmso/

Very shortly our new Journal Titles:

International Journal of Entertainment Technology and Management,
http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php
International Journal of Human Computing
International Journal of Electronic Culture and Tourism

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OUR GROUPS:
OPEN RESEARCH SOCIETY: http://www.open-research-society.org
AIS Special Interest Group on Semantic Web and Information Systems (AIS
SIGSEMIS), Last Bulletin:
http://www.sigsemis.org/newsletter/december2005/vol2-issue34.pdf
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OUR EVENTS:
ECIS 2006, 14th European Conference on Information Systems, 12-14 June,
G&#246;teborg, Sweden, ECIS Track on Semantic Web and Information Systems:
http://www.ecis2006.se/02_conferencetracks/semwebis.html
OIS 2006, First International Workshop on Ontologizing Industrial
Standards, in conjunction with the 25th International Conference on
Conceptual Modeling (ER2006), Tucson, Arizona, USA, November 6-9, 2006,
http://events.deri.at/ois2006/
OSS 2006,The Second International Conference on Open Source Systems, 8 - 10
June 2006, Grand Hotel, Como, Italy, Workshop on Preserving Quality in an
Open Environment, ,  http://openculture.org/como-2006
AMCIS 2006, 12th Americas Conference on Information Systems, Connecting the
Americas, Acapulco, M&#233;xico  August 4-6, 2006, Semantic Web and Information
Systems Track: http://www.terry.uga.edu/%7Erwatson/tracks.xml
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OUR LATEST BOOKS:
Lytras M. and Naeve A. (eds) Intelligent Learning Infrastructure for
Knolwedge Intensive Organizations: A Semantic Web Perspective:
http://www.idea-group.com/books/details.asp?id=4925
 ,    ,  , 470
, http://www.papasotiriou.gr/product.gbook.asp?
deid=&pfid=533813&prid=222238

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OUR LATEST SPECIAL ISSUES:

Ambj&#246;rn Naeve, Miltiadis Lytras, Wolfgang Nejdl, Nicolas Balacheff, Joseph
Hardin, Advances of Semantic Web for E-learning: Expanding learning
frontiers, British Journal of Educational Technology, 37(3) 2006,
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/toc/bjet/37/3?ai=2ez&ui=18sh2&af=H
Lytras M., Iyer L., Tsakalidis A.,"Exploiting Knowledge Management for
Ubiquitous E-Government in the Semantic Web Era", Electronic Government, an
International Journal (EG), Vol. 3 Issue (1) 2006,
http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?
journalID=72&year=2006&vol=3&issue=1
Guti&#233;rrez de Mesa JA, Rodr&#237;guez-Garc&#237;a D., Lytras M., "Ubiquitous
Computing", in Upgrade, Digital journal of CEPIS (Council of European
Professional Informatics Societies), Vol. VI, October 2005 issue, in
English, <http://www.upgrade-cepis.org/issues/2005/5/upgrade-vol-VI-5.html>
Lytras M., Sicilia M.A., Kinshuk, Sampson D. , "Semantic and social aspects
of learning in organizations", The Learning Organization Journal, Volume
12, Issue 5, 2005 http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do?
containerType=Issue&containerId=22676
Lytras M., Sicilia M.A, Davies J., Kashyap V., "Digital libraries in the
knowledge era: Knowledge management and Semantic Web technologies", Library
Management:, Volume 26 Issue 4/5 , 2005,
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do?
containerType=Issue&containerId=22447
Sampson D., Lytras M., Wagner G. and Diaz P., "Ontologies and the Semantic
Web for E-learning", Educational Technolgy and Society Journal, 7(4) 2004,
http://www.ifets.info/issues.php?id=25
Lytras M., Naeve A., Pouloudi N., "Knowledge Management Technologies for E-
learning",  IJ of Distance Educational Technologies, 3(2) 2005,
http://www.idea-group.com/journals/toc.asp?ID=498&volume=Vol%2E+3%2C+No%2E+2

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OUR CFPs:
IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Knowledge and Data
Engineering in the Semantic Web Era,
http://www.computer.org/portal/cms_docs_transactions/transactions/tkde/featu
red_article/CFP_TKDE_SemWeb.pd
IEEE Internet Computing [very shortly], Special issue on "Semantic Based
Knowledge Management Systems"
Journal of Knowledge Management, Special Issue on Competencies Management:
Integrating Semantic Web and Technology Enhanced Learning approaches for
effective Knowledge Management, http://wwwiti.cs.uni-
magdeburg.de/MailArchives/DBWorld/msg11582.html

IJ of Knowledge and Learning, Special Issue on: Knowledge Society: A
roadmap for government consultation" ,
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/semantic-web/2006Feb/0085.html
IJ of Knowledge and Learning, Special Issue on: Knowledge and Learning
Technologies for National Educational Systems: New Horizons for open
minds" , http://www.cs.wisc.edu/dbworld/messages/2006-04/1146230916.html
IJ of Knowledge and Learning, Special Issue on: Learning and Interacting
in the Web: Social Networks and Social Software in the Web 2.0,
http://www.inderscience.com/browse/callpaper.php?callID=437
IJ of Knowledge and Learning, Special Issue on: Empirical Surveys on the
Adoption of ICTs in Schools: From Wishful Thinking to Constructivist
Learning and Beyond, http://www.inderscience.com/browse/callpaper.php?
callID=413
IJ of Knowledge and Learning, Special Issue on: Knowledge, Technology and
the Digital Divide: Global Perspectives,
http://www.inderscience.com/browse/callpaper.php?callID=365
IJ of Teaching and Case Studies, Special Issue on: Information Systems:
The new research agenda the emerging curriculum and the new teaching
paradigm , http://www.cs.wisc.edu/dbworld/messages/2006-05/1148906830.html
IJ of Teaching and Case Studies, Special Issue on: Teaching Knowledge
Management: Integration into Curriculum, Teaching Strategies and Teaching
Case Studies, http://www.inderscience.com/browse/callpaper.php?callID=432
IJ of Teaching and Case Studies, Special Issue on: Teaching Semantic Web:
Integration with CS/IS curriculum and Teaching Case Studies ,
http://www.inderscience.com/browse/callpaper.php?callID=428
IJ of of Management in Education  , Special Issue on: Exploiting
Information and Communication Technologies for Effective Management of
Education: Towards Interactive Managerial and Leadership Styles in
Schools, http://www.inderscience.com/browse/callpaper.php?callID=435

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OUR RESEARCH UNITS:
SWiSE@RU5, Research Academic Computer Technology Insitute - CTI, Patra,
Greece, http://www.cti.gr
KMR Group, Royal Insitute of Technology, Sweden, http://kmr.nada.kth.se
ELTRUN, Department of Management Science and Technology, Athens University
of Economics and Business, Greece, http://www.eltrun.gr
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My Contact details:
Argolidos 40-42, 15344 Gerakas Athens Greece
Tel: +30210 8203663 Mob: +30 6944343806
Msn: [log in to unmask] Skype: pappous00

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