Cutural Informatics

Cultural heritage connects people to social and cultural values, customs, beliefs, religions, and the knowledge generated by our forefathers in different spheres of activity including science and technology; accumulated through centuries which we need to sustain and transfer to future generations. Informatics can provide innovative tools and technologies for management of heritage assets and knowledge embedded in them for dissemination in society.  Informatics Studies proposes to bring out a special volume on Cultural Heritage Information System (CHIS) in July 2022.

The volume will give stress to various aspects of cultural heritage information systems including digitization tools and technologies, retrieval mechanisms, metadata and indexing, policy issues, standards and guidelines, semantic and ontological frameworks and the best practices and case studies pertaining to CHIS.

The journal Informatics Studies is in its eighth year of publication and select issues are accessible at: 

We invite papers for publication in  the special volume on Cultural Heritage Information System. Papers received up to July, 20, 2022 will be considered for the Special Issue. 

Papers are to be uploaded to the journal site. A copy can be sent by e-mail as MS Word file attaché. Author guidelines can be referred at https: or you can contact: Dr. T. K Gireesh Kumar

Guest Editor
Department of Library and Information Science
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi – 221005, Uttar Pradesh, India