Monday, June 30, 2014

I have received hundreds of emails over the past year asking about this moment, and it is finally here.I am happy to announce the next open call for proposals for the things are a bit different this time. Please read carefully to ensure that your proposal will be considered. This open call is ONLY for those who are 100% positive that if their proposals are selected,As a specialist in your field of research, we are pleased to invite you to contribute to our forthcoming book  . The book will be published by the Laxmi Book Publication in collaboration with Lulu Publication. To mark ten years of existence, the society plans to publish a book as part of its celebrations and landmark achievements.

v  Proposal Guidelines
“Laxmi Book Publication” publishes thoughtful books for both scholars and educated general readers in history, philosophy, literature, classics, religion, law, economics, public policy, physical and life sciences, history of science, behavioral sciences, and education, along with reference works in a wide range of fields.(Multidisciplinary). All LBP books are published in English.

v  Important Dates

Proposal Submission Deadline  :      31 August
Notification of Acceptance        :      05 September
Full Chapter Submission            :      10 September
Review Results Returned           :      20 September
Final Chapter Submission          :      30 September
Final Book Publication               :      02  October
§      Submission of the Proposal
The authors will be called to submit final chapters following the instructions for authors by 31st August
Editorial review
This chapter will be a peer reviewed edited book that will cover on higher education but will be open to other researchers too, and will serve as a free, open access resource for scientists and researchers around the world.
The submitted chapters will be reviewed by the Book Editors who makes a final quality check. Acceptance or rejection of the chapter will be confirmed by together with the review commentary by 5th September . All chapter proposals will be peer-reviewed. And after notification of acceptance all submitted full chapters will be reviewed by at least three reviewers on a double-blind review basis. An editorial review of the final chapters will take place after chapters are delivered. Some revisions may be requested. Once the chapter has passed the review process and is accepted as part of the book, the authors will be required to complete the review process by 12th September
§   Production and publication
Technical editors will prepare the manuscript for publication. Authors will be asked to check proofs and give final approval prior to publication. Once the technical editing of all chapters is complete, the book will go to press. The chapter author will receive a complimentary copy of the print publication.
§                               Launch
The book will be launched at the “Lulu Book Publication “ ( ) 20th September.
Chapter reviewers in specific area of research and will screen the chapter proposals while the Book Editor will review the chapter proposals and select manuscripts with a high degree of relevance. The book editors will have overall responsibility for the content of the publication, and they will pay particular attention to originality, research methods, key results, and language, accepting, only chapter proposals and manuscripts that meet all scientific requirements.
Formatting Styles
Submit using Microsoft Word, Times New Roman font size 12, and 1.5 spacing. We appreciate the interest you have shown in this effort and look forward to receiving your proposal. 
v  Objective of the Book
·         Target Audience
This book will be of great interest to designers, developers, and instructional facilitators of Massive Open Online courses, as well as academics. This book could be used as a textbook or supplementary resource in Educational/ Instructional Technology programs and courses focusing on instructional design for e-learning, distance education trends and issues, and issues in higher education. This book can also be used as a handbook to guide administrators, IT professionals, instructional designers, and faculty in the planning, development, and implementation of successful MOOC initiatives.
·         Footnotes
Footnotes from in-text footnotes by assigning a different set of footnote symbols to each type. Superscript lowercase letters separated by commas (no spaces) are used for author affiliations. Superscript numerals separated by commas (no spaces) are used for author footnotes.
·         Acknowledgments. 
List acknowledgments and funding sources. Dedications and disclaimers are rarely allowed.
·         References
Only published or in-press papers and books may be cited in the reference list. Unpublished abstracts of papers presented at meetings or references to "data not shown" are not permitted. References should be cited in numerical order as they appear in text.
·         Include the full title for each cited article 
All authors (unless there are more than five) should be named in the citation. If there are more than five, list the first author's name followed by et al. Provide volume and issue numbers for journal articles as applicable; provide DOI numbers if volume/issue numbers are not available. Provide inclusive page ranges for journal articles and book chapters. Provide date of access for online sources. Cite databases in the text or as footnotes.
·         Figure Legends
The number of independent data points (N) represented in a graph must be indicated in the legend. Numerical axes on graphs should go to 0, except for log axes. Statistical analyses should be done on all available data and not just on data from a "representative experiment." Statistics and error bars should only be shown for independent experiments and not for replicates within a single experiment.
Abbreviations. Abbreviations should be accessible to a broad scientific audience; abbreviations that are specific to a particular field should be defined at first mention in the text.

   v      Book Format
                 Title of Book
                 Link: http://www
                 Chapter proposal Submission Deadline:
                 Proposals invited from researchers and College Teachers
                  Title page
                  Sub Title
                  Foreword By
                  Copyright page
                  Dedication (if included)
                  Brief Table of Contents (if included)
                  About Author
                  Introduction (if included)
                   Body of the Book
                  Glossary (if included)
                  Bibliography (if included)
                  Index (if included)

v  Our Partnerships

v  Book Index

v  Contact Us :-
                        Please mark all proposals to the attention of the Editorial Department and send them by                                  email or mail to:
                         Laxmi Book Publication
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                                            Editor(s) contact details, including e-mail(s)
Guidelines for authors
Book layout
How to prepare your chapter
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