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February 20, 2005


User-Centered Evaluation of Online Communities

Submission Deadline: April 30, 2005

A book edited by: Niki Lambropoulos, Intelligenesis Consultancy, London, UK
Dr. Panayiotis Zaphiris, Centre for HCI Design, City University, London, UK

Overall Objectives of the Book

The main objective of this book is to bring together, in one book, contributions on the topic of User-Centred Evaluation of Online Communities. A significant portion of the book will also focus on real life case studies where such evaluations have been applied and validated.

As such, the book will be of great use to those who study, design, construct, moderate, evaluate and maintain online communities in organizations, e-learning, eBusiness, e-government and other related domains.

The Target Audience

Since the ultimate goal of the suggested methodologies is the use of the results of successful interventions, the target audience is everyone who owns, develops, evaluates and moderates online communities - either individuals, universities other organizations or companies.

Recommended Topics
Recommended topics include but are not limited to the following

* Online Communities Evaluation Methodologies: Focus on Users
* User-Centred Evaluation of Online Communities
* Online Communities Evaluation Methodologies
* Online Communities Evaluation Methodologies: Results into Practice
* Guide to Online Communities Evaluation Methodologies: from Theory to Practice
* Future Trends


Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before April 30, 2005, a 2 page (maximum) manuscript proposal clearly explaining the mission and concerns of the proposed chapter. Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by May 31, 2005 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter organizational guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by August 31, 2005. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a blind review basis. The book is scheduled to be published by Idea Group, Inc., publisher of the "Idea Group Publishing," "Information Science Publishing," and "IRM Press" imprints in 2006. Inquiries and Submissions can be forwarded electronically (Word document) or by mail to:

Niki Lambropoulos
eLearning & Online Communities Architect Researcher
Intelligenesis Consultancy
London, N3 1QY
e-mail: [email protected]


Dr. Panayiotis Zaphiris
Centre for HCI Design, City University
London, EC1V 0HB
e-mail: [email protected]
Fax: +44 (0)20 7040 8859

Posted by prolurkr at February 20, 2005 01:34 PM

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