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International Journal of Libraries and Information Studies

Editor-in-Chief: Albright, Kendra S. / Bothma, Theo J.D.

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CiteScore 2018: 0.71

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Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2018: 0.626


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    Aims and Scope

    LIBRI, established in 1950 and a leading international scholarly journal, investigates the functions of libraries and information services from both a historical and present-day perspective and analyses the role of information in cultural, organizational, national and international developments.

    The periodical reports on current trends in librarianship worldwide and describes their resulting transformation from the introduction of new information technologies, multidisciplinary approaches, changing practices, and evolving methods. Background information and the latest research findings in librarianship and information science are made accessible to academics, practitioners, and a broader public.

    Now in free access - Editors' choice 2019: Anna Maria Tammaro, Krystyna K. Matusiak, Frank Andreas Sposito and Vittore Casarosa. 2019. Data Curator’s Roles and Responsibilities: An International Perspective, LIBRI 69/2.

    Articles are in English and conform to the highest academic standards. For further information, contact the editors at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/libri

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    Editorial Information


    Kendra S. Albright, Kent, Ohio, USA
    Theo J. D. Bothma, Pretoria, South Africa

    Advisory Board

    Jamshid Beheshti, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Dania Bilal, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, US
    Albert Boekhorst, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Jacumã-Conde, PB, Brasil
    Jenny Bronstein, Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Nadia Caidi, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Elias Sanz Casado, Charles III University of Madrid, Getafe, Spain
    Clara Chu, Mortensen Center, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, US
    Michèle Cloonan, Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts, US
    Renata Curty, State University of Londrina, Brazil
    Dan Dorner, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Irakli Garibashvili, National Science Library, Tbilisi, Georgia
    Kasey Garrison, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Australia
    John Gathegi, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US
    Karen Gavigan, Columbia, South Carolina, US
    Lisa Given, Charles Sturt University,Wagga Wagga, Australia
    Carl Gustav Johannsen, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Isto Huvila, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Dick Kawooya, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, US
    Jinmook Kim, Kangnam University, Yongin, Korea
    James LaRue, Chicago, Illinois, US
    Guoqiu Li, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China 
    Ana Maria Talavera-Ibarra, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), San Miguel, Peru
    Filiberto Felipe Martínez Arellano, University Center for Library Science Research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Maria Musoke, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Constant Okello Obura, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Tony Olden, University of West London, London, UK
    Hermann Roesch, TH Köln Technology, Arts, Sciences, Cologne, Germany
    Abebe Rorissa, University at Albany, New York, US
    Anna Maria Tammaro, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Irina Trushina, Russian Library Association, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
    Ana Vasconcelos, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Yin Zhang, Kent State University, Ohio, US
    Lihong Zhou, Wuhan University, China
    Sandy Zinn, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa

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    • I found that the complete title of libri on print version is international journal of library and information services , but on online version is international journal of library and information studies? please check it .

      posted by: mahboubeh Ghorbani on 2016-08-15 07:21 AM (Europe/Berlin)