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Information - Wissenschaft & Praxis

Editor-in-Chief: Ockenfeld, Marlies

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2015: 0.161
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2015: 0.226
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2015: 0.077


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    • For over 60 years, Information – Wissenschaft und Praxis has been the leading professional journal of information science in the German language.
    • Special issues address research at the university level as well as questions related to the information society.
    • The journal offers reviews of important monographs and anthologies related to science and practice in information science.
    • It is a key forum for young academics in information science.
    • The journal contains bulletins from the “German Society for Information and Knowledge”, the “DIN Standards Committee Information and Documentation”, the “Working Group of Special Libraries”, and the “German Museum Association’s Professional Group for Documentation”.

    Aims and Scope

    “The right information, at the right time and the right place” – this is a goal that can only be fulfilled when knowledge and skills in a variety of areas of information science come together at the same time.

    Information – Wissenschaft und Praxis (Information – Science and Practice)has been a leading forum for discussions concerning changes in the landscape of information and knowledge for over 60 years.

    Information – Wissenschaft und Praxis is a professional journal that addresses the use of cutting-edge information and communication technologies for providing access to information within firms, libraries, archives, and publishers.

    Information – Wissenschaft und Praxis presents the results of the latest research in information science, publishes practice-based field reports, and discusses the latest trends in the development of international information and knowledge transfer.

    Information – Wissenschaft und Praxis is intended for all information professionals and decision makers in the branch of information management, as well as for anyone who wishes to make use of the latest techniques in information and knowledge management.

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    Editorial Information

    Editor: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Information und Wissen e.V.

    Editor-in-Chief: Marlies Ockenfeld, Darmstadt.

    Editorial Advisory Board: Andreas Barth, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen; Sabine Graumann, München; Ulrich Herb, Saarbrücken; Hans-Christoph Hobohm, Potsdam; Rainer Kuhlen, Konstanz; Dirk Lewandowski, Hamburg; Philipp Mayr, Köln/Darmstadt; Wolfgang Ratzek, Stuttgart; Christian Schlögl, Graz; Ralph Schmidt, Hamburg; Wolfgang Semar, Chur; Wolf G. Stock, Düsseldorf, Christian Wolff, Regensburg.

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