Call for Chapters: Handbook of Research on Advancements of Contactless Technology and Service Innovation in Library and Information Science


Barbara Holland, Retiree-Brooklyn Public Library, United States

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: December 25, 2022
Full Chapters Due: February 26, 2023


The past 20 years, contactless technology has been helping us to conduct transactions quickly, easily and securely. Contactless is not only here to stay – it is expected to grow and become even more widely used in the coming year. The COVID-19 pandemic changed not only the way we work, travel, and connect with family and friends, it simultaneously revolutionized the way we do business and everyday transactions. Contactless technology is widely used in, libraries and information centers, banking, passports, identity cards, and transit fare cards for secure, fast, convenient transactions. As technology changes daily libraries have continued to upgrade. Today you may see RFID combined with mobile payment libraries and information center to keep up with ongoing trends While companies like Apple is looking to convert their iPhones into contactless payment terminals. The new feature will fundamentally make third-party iPhone contactless terminal accessories redundant .Likewise biometrics has become an important component within enterprises, institutions, and government facilities. Contactless biometrics has gained a lot of traction offering the highest level of security. Various contactless biometric modalities include facial recognition, iris recognition, palm vein recognition, contactless fingerprint technology and voice biometrics, which offer a significant benefit over traditional touch-based biometrics in terms of hygiene, accuracy, low maintenance and enhanced security. :


This book intends to provide the reader a variety of emerging trends concerning contactless technology in libraries and information centers and other enterprises. Throughout this book the audience there will be chapters on research, surveys and technology

Target Audience

This book is a valuable reference tool for practitioners, stakeholders, researchers, academicians, and students who are interested in the current state of libraries and information centers and emerging trends..

Recommended Topics

research surveys blockchain technology Artificial Intelligence Information Science RFID/NFC Biometrics Machine Learning Mobile Technology Information Management Knowledgemanagement Metadata Ontology Informatics Virtual Libraries

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before January 25, 2023, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by February 26, 2023, 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, Handbook of Research on Advancements of Contactless Technology and Service Innovation in Library and Information Science. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

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


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), an international academic publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. IGI Global specializes in publishing reference books, scholarly journals, and electronic databases featuring academic research on a variety of innovative topic areas including, but not limited to, education, social science, medicine and healthcare, business and management, information science and technology, engineering, public administration, library and information science, media and communication studies, and environmental science. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2023.

Important Dates

January 25, 2023: Proposal Submission Deadline
Febuary 26, 2023: Full Chapter Submission
March 26, 2023: Review Results Returned
May 7, 2023: Final Acceptance Notification
May 21, 2023: Final Chapter Submission


Barbara Holland Retiree-Brooklyn Public Library


Business and Management; Computer Science and Information Technology; Library and Information Science; Medical, Healthcare, and Life Sciences
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