Open access titles are identified with the  logo. Canadian titles are indicated with a maple leaf symbol maple leaf.

Most titles on this list are in English; some Canadian titles are bilingual and also accept submissions in French.

Only active titles are included; titles that have ceased are not listed here and titles that cease will be removed. Titles that have changed name are listed under the most current name, with previous names also provided.

The information here about each title includes:

  • Journal title (linked to the journal’s website)
  • Country of Publication
  • Publisher
  • Society (if applicable)
  • ISSN (print, online)
  • First year of publication 

This list was first created by Selinda Berg for use by the librarians and archivists at Western University and has been shared with CARL Librarians' Research Institute participants since its first iteration. Kristin Hoffmann from Western updated this list and it is current to May 21, 2020. Kristin and Selinda feel that this list is most useful when shared widely, so C-EBLIP is happy to host this list here.

Canadian Journal of Academic Librarianship / Revue canadienne de bibliothéconomie universitaire. Canada. Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians. ISSN: 2369-937X. 2015  maple leaf

The journal publishes articles on topics related to academic librarians and the profession of academic librarianship. It is open to all disciplines and methodologies. Submissions must present substantive analysis of a topic. Articles need not have a geographical focus; however, if they do, the focus should be on Canada or have a strong connection to Canada. Submissions are accepted and published in English and French.

College & Research Libraries. United States. Association of College and Research Libraries. ISSN: 0010-0870. 1939

The journal includes articles in all fields of interest and concern to academic and research libraries. The focus is on reports of original research; submissions may also include descriptive narratives of successful and unsuccessful ventures, thoughtful discussions of issues in librarianship, and other suitable subjects.

College & Undergraduate Libraries. United States. Haworth Information Press. ISSN: 1069-1316. 1994

The journal highlights undergraduate learning through libraries along with collaborations and connections both on and off campus. It publishes research-based articles, case studies, reports of best practices, occasional literature or product reviews, and columns or special issues devoted to current topics.

Community & Junior College Libraries: the journal for learning resources centers. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 0276-3915, 1545-2522. 1982

The journal specifically targets issues concerning community college libraries and learning resource centers. It publishes theoretical research and practical studies dealing with delivery of information resources to lower division undergraduate students. Book reviews, editorials, letters to the editor, and ongoing columns with specific focus are also included.

Journal of Academic Librarianship. United Kingdom. Elsevier. ISSN: 0099-1333. 1975

The journal publishes articles that focus on problems and issues germane to college and university libraries. Authors may present research findings and, where applicable, their practical applications and significance; analyze policies, practices, issues, and trends; speculate about the future of academic librarianship; present analytical bibliographic essays and philosophical treatises. The journal also includes book reviews, information on technology issues, digests of special reports, and a guide to sources and analysis of library metrics.

New Review of Academic Librarianship, The. United Kingdom. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 1361-4533. 1740-7834. 1986

The journal publishes reviews, research, critiques, and case studies on a range of topics that are of interest to those providing library and information services to academic communities. The journal emphasizes the relevance and applicability of theory or research for the academic library practitioner. A wide range of topics are of interest.

portal: Libraries and the Academy. United States. The Johns Hopkins University Press. ISSN: 1531-2542, 1530-7131. 2001

The journal focuses on research about the role of academic libraries and librarianship. It also features commentary on issues in technology and publishing. Articles may focus on any aspect of librarianship, knowledge management, and information services and studies within higher education.

Practical Academic Librarianship: The International Journal of the SLA Academic Division. United States. SLA: Special Libraries Association ISSN: 1947-0037. 2011.

The journal audience includes all academic librarians and information professionals serving academic departments or affiliated institutions including centers, institutes, specialized collections, and special units within or related to academic units. The journal publishes original research, papers about new initiatives and best practices, analysis of issues and trends, descriptive narratives, and papers that examine libraries’ role in meeting specialized client needs. A wide range of topics are of interest.

Public Services Quarterly. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 1522-8959, 1522-9114. 2002. Previous title: Public & Access Services Quarterly (1995-2001).

The journal covers a range of public service issues in academic libraries. It publishes research-based and theoretical articles as well as case studies, practice-based articles, and columns on resources and key themes in the field. It aims to present practical strategies for implementing new initiatives and research-based insights into effective practices.

American Archivist. United States. Society of American Archivists. ISSN: 0360-9081. 1938

The journal provides a forum for discussion of trends and issues in archival theory and practice both in the United States and abroad. It publishes research articles, case studies, perspectives, and international scene pieces, as well as reviews of professional literature, archival technologies, and resources. 

Archival Issues. United States. Midwest Archives Conference. ISSN: 1067-4993. 1976

The journal publishes articles and book reviews on archival theory and practice. Article topics can cover the full range of archival activity. The journal particularly encourages submissions from archivists who have not published previously.

Archival Practice. United States. 2014.

The journal publishes research articles, case studies, position pieces, and “From the Field” submissions related to all aspects of modern archival practice. It provides a scholarly forum for discussion of real-world application of archival theories and practices.

Archival Science: international journal on recorded information. Netherlands. Springer Netherlands. ISSN: 1389-0166. 2000

The journal aims to promote archival science as an autonomous scientific discipline. Its primary audience is researchers and educators in archival science. Its approach is integrated, interdisciplinary, and intercultural.

Archivaria. Canada. Association of Canadian Archivists. ISSN: 0318-6954. 1975 maple leaf

The journal publishes articles that contribute to the scholarly investigation of archives in Canada and internationally. It welcomes submissions that explore the history, nature, and theory of archives and the use of archives, from both practitioners and academics. While it is primarily an English-language journal, it will publish articles in French, and articles have both English and French abstracts.

Archives and Manuscripts. Australia. Taylor & Francis. Australian Society of Archivists Inc.. ISSN: 0157-6895, 2164-6058. 1955

The journal publishes original articles, reflection articles, and book reviews about the theory and practice of archives and recordkeeping in Australasia and around the world. 

Fonds d’Archives. Canada. Archives Society of Alberta. ISSN: 2561-0465. 2017 maple leaf

The journal explores all aspects of archival practice. Submissions that explore archival issues from practical, working-level perspectives or theoretical explorations with demonstrated praxis are particularly encouraged. The journal welcomes submissions from students, new professionals and working archivists who may not have published before.

Journal of Archival Organization. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 1533-2748, 1533-2756. 2002. Incorporates Library & Archival Security.

The journal covers all aspects of the arrangement, description, and provision of access to all forms of archival materials. Articles addressing academic, public and special/corporate libraries, museums and governmental agencies are all welcome.

Library & Archival Security. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 0196-0075, 1540-9511. 1975

The journal welcomes original research and theoretical papers that address a wide variety of topics in archival security, including but not limited to patron privacy, theft detection and prevention, inventory methods, security systems and equipment, safety in libraries, legal and societal issues, challenges posed by digital collections and the Internet, the security and integrity of electronic records, networks and communications.

Library and Information History. United Kingdom. Taylor & Francis. Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals. ISSN: 1758-3489, 1759-3497. 2009 Previous title: Library History (1967-2008).

This British journal publishes articles on all subjects and periods relating to the history of libraries and librarianship and to the history of information, in its broadest sense. The journal publishes articles as well as book reviews, occasional surveys of recent publications, and guides to relevant sources. 

The Library: the transactions of the Bibliographical Society. United Kingdom. Oxford University Press. ISSN: 0024-2160. 18??

The journal is for the study of bibliography and of the role of the book in history. Its scope includes all aspects of descriptive, analytical, textual and historical bibliography. As well as articles and notes, each issue includes book reviews and lists of recent books and periodicals in the field.

RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage. United States. Association of College and Research Libraries. ISSN: 1529-6407, 1529-668X. 1986

The journal covers topics related to special collections libraries and cultural heritage institutions. Themes of interest to the journal include how we cope with emerging technologies, new economic models for collecting, the creation of strategic partnerships, and the ways in which people experience the "authentic."

Collection and Curation. United Kingdom. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. ISSN: 2514-9326. 2018  Previous title: Collection Building (1978-2017).

Collection and Curation provides well-researched and authoritative information on the rapidly-changing conceptions of what collection development is in libraries, archives, museums and galleries. Topics include but are not limited to collection management of files and data, curriculum mapping, collection assessment, technological innovations, cultural heritage artefacts, public libraries and civic engagement, and use of space in collections.

Collection Management. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 0146-2679, 1545-2549. 1975

Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 1941-126X, 1941-1278. 2008; Previous title: The Acquisitions Librarian (1989-2008)

Serials Librarian, The. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 0361-526X, 1541-1095. 1976

Serials Review. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 0098-7913, 1879-095X. 1975

Ariadne: Web Magazine for Information Professionals. United Kingdom. Loughborough University Library. ISSN: 1361-3200. 1996

Primarily practice-oriented articles on a variety of topics.  Target audience is librarians, museum curators, archivists and associated technical staff & managers.  Guidelines recommend submitting an article proposal/outline in advance of the article.

Aslib Journal of Information Management. United Kingdom. Emerald Group Publishing. ISSN: 2050-3806, 2014 Previous title: Aslib Proceedings: new information perspectives (1949-2013).

Focuses on current international developments in the research and practice of information management and information science.  Areas of interest include social media, data protection, search engines, information retrieval, digital libraries, information behaviour, intellectual property and copyright, information industry, digital repositories and information policy and governance. The journal covers economic, behavioural, social, ethical, technological, international, business-related, political and management-oriented factors. 

Cataloging & Classification Quarterly. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 0163-9374, 1544-4554. 1980

The Indexer: The international journal of indexing. United Kingdom. Society of Indexers. ISSN: 0019-4131, 1756-0632. 1958

Covers full range of subjects about indexing, including new techniques, practical applications of tools, and the history of indexing.  Reviews cover print and electronic material including websites, hardware, and software.  Also has an "Indexes Reviewed" section that highlights best and worst examples of indexing.  

Information Discovery and Delivery. United Kingdom. Emerald Group Publishing. ISSN: 2398-6247. 2017; Previous titles: Interlending Review (1979-1983), Interlending & Document Supply (1984-2016).

Information Resources Management Journal. United States. IGI Global. ISSN: 1040-1628, 1533-7979. 1988

Information Services & Use. Netherlands. I O S Press. ISSN: 0167-5265, 1875-8789. 1981

Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management. United States. Informing Science Institute. ISSN: 1555-1229, 1555-1237. 2006.

International Journal of Information Management. United Kingdom. Elsevier. ISSN: 0268-4012. 1980

Journal of Access Services. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 1536-7967, 1536-7975. 2002.

Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. United States. John Wiley & Sons. Association for Information Science and Technology. ISSN: 1532-2882, 2330-1643. 1938-1942 (suspended); resumed 1950

Journal of Classification. United States. Springer. ISSN: 0176-4268, 1432-1343. 1984

Journal of Documentation. United Kingdom. Emerald Publishing. ISSN: 0022-0418. 1945

Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Supply & Electronic Reserve. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 1072-303X, 1540-3572. 2005; Previous titles: Journal of Interlibrary Loan & Information Supply (1990 - 1993), Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Information Supply (1993 - 2004). Incorporates Resource Sharing & Information Networks (2010-).  

Library Resources & Technical Services. United States. Association for Library Collections Technical Services, American Library Association.  ISSN: 2159-9610. 1957

Records Management Journal. United Kingdom. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. ISSN: 0956-5698. 1989

Technical Services Quarterly. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 0731-7131, 1555-3337. 1983

Ethics and Information Technology. Netherlands. Springer. ISSN: 1388-1957, 1572-8439. 1999

The journal promotes analyses of  ethical, social and political questions associated with the adoption, use, and development of information and communication technology (ICT). Reflections on the history of ideas and ICT are also encouraged, as are analyses of ethical ICT issues within the context of technology assessment, cultural studies, public policy analysis and public administration, cognitive science, social and anthropological studies in technology, mass-communication, and legal studies. It includes original articles and book reviews.  

The International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion (IJIDI) United States. University of Maryland Library. ISSN: 2574-3430. 2016 

The journal presents multidisciplinary perspectives on the intersection of equity, social justice, and information, and encourages authors and readers to think about diversity and inclusion in broad terms. It invites submissions from the LIS community and other disciplines.

International Journal of Information Ethics. Germany. International Center for Information Ethics. ISSN: 1614-1687. (also known as International Review of Information Ethics) 2004

The journal focuses on the ethical impacts of information technology on human practices and thinking, social interaction, other areas of science and research and the society itself. An international or intercultural perspective is encouraged.


Communications in Information Literacy. United States. Communications in Information Literacy. ISSN: 1933-5954. 2007

CIL is devoted to advancing research, theory, and practice in the area of information literacy in higher education.  The editors of CIL are committed to the exploration and investigation of the various models of information literacy throughout the world, and they are faithful to unpolluted principles of open access for academic research.

Education for Information. Netherlands. I O S Press. ISSN: 0167-8329, 1875-8649. 1983

This journal publishes fundamental and applied research in the interdisciplinary field of the information studies. Topics of interest include but are not limited to education, pedagogy and learning in the iFields; information seeking and use; information policy and ethics; information retrieval; digital humanities; documentation theory and practice; data science; gender studies in the iFields, etc. The journal also welcomes historical and foundational research in the iFields, including works that bridge the iFields with other fields, such as science and technology studies or the philosophy of technology, Philosophy, Media Studies.

Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning. United States. Informing Science Institute. ISSN: 2375-2084, 2375-2092. 2005 Previous title: Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects 

IJELL’s mission is the promotion of innovative scholarly research covering aspects of online, browsing, big data, analytics and other pertinent technologies for adult learners’ literacies and e-skills. It publishes scholarly articles on the development of e-skills and lifelong learning, covering conceptual, theoretical and empirical papers. Articles with a sound underpinning of pedagogical principles and design science on the development of e-skills using information technology are also welcome.

Journal of Information Literacy. United Kingdom. CILIP Information Literacy Group. ISSN: 1750-5968, 1533-2918. 2007

JIL aims to investigate information literacy in all its forms to address the interests of diverse IL communities of practice.  To this end it publishes articles from both established and new authors in this field. JIL welcomes contributions that push the boundaries of IL beyond the educational setting and examine this phenomenon as a continuum between those involved in its development and delivery and those benefiting from its provision.

Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 1533-290X. 2004

The journal accepts original research, theoretical papers, substantive articles, essays, book and literature reviews, and research reports that cover programs and innovations related to the field of distance education. It also addresses a wide variety of subjects that are vital to the field, including but not limited to: collection development strategies, faculty/librarian partnerships or collaborations, cutting edge instruction and reference techniques, document delivery, remote access, evaluation, etc.

Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science. Canada. University of Toronto Press, Journals Division. ISSN: 1195-096X, 1920-7239. 1976 maple leaf

Collaborative LibrarianshipUnited States. University of Denver. ISSN: 1943-7528. 2009.

The Electronic Library: Digital Information Organisation and Use. Emerald Group Publishing. ISSN: 0264-0473. 1983

Endnotes: The Journal of the New Members Round Table. United States. ALA. ISSN: 2159-0591. 2010

The journal welcomes submissions that address issues faced by new librarians. It accepts research and practitioner-based articles as well as web site reviews and scholarly book reviews. The journal aims to work with new authors to produce quality scholarly articles.

Evidence Based Library and Information Practice. Canada. University of Alberta, Learning Services. ISSN: 1715-720X. 2006 [icon open-access-

Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication. United Kingdom. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. ISSN: 2514-9342. 2018  Previous Title: Library Review (1927-2017).

IFLA Journal. United Kingdom. SAGE Publications. ISSN 0340-0352. 1969

Information and Learning Science. United Kingdom. Emerald Group Publishing. ISSN: 2398-5348. 2017 Previous titles: Library World (1989-1970), New Library World (1971-2016), incorporated Asian Libraries (1991-2000).

Information Research: an international electronic journal. Sweden. University of Borås. ISSN: 1368-1613. 1976

Informing Science: The international journal of an emerging transdiscipline. United States. Informing Science Institute. ISSN: 1547-9684, 1521-4672. 1997

Interactions: UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies. United States. California Digital Library for UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. ISSN: 1548-3320. 2004.

The journal is committed to the promotion of interdisciplinary and inclusive scholarship. It encourages submissions that use inclusive and critical frameworks in politically engaged ways. Submissions may draw upon traditional areas of inquiry within the fields of education and information studies (e.g., public policy, systems design) or from newer interdisciplinary perspectives (e.g., queer studies, critical race theory, poststructuralism).

International Information and Library Review. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 1057-2317, 1095-9297. 1969

International Journal of Librarianship. Published by the Chinese American Librarians Association. ISSN:2474-3542. 2016.

The International Journal of Librarianship (IJoL), a peer-reviewed open access journal of research and discussion dealing with all aspects of libraries and librarianship, welcomes articles relating to academic, research, public, school and special libraries and other information institutes. The IJoL works to highlight a wide range of international perspectives on key subjects in librarianship, particularly in our frequent special topic issues.

In the Library with the Lead Pipe. United States. ISSN: 1944-6195. 2008.

The Journal of Creative Library Practice. United States. ISSN: 2330-4227. 2013.

Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies. United States. Library Juice Press. ISSN: 2572-1364. 2017.

Journal of Education for Library and Information Science. United States. Association for Library and Information Science Education. ISSN: 2328-2967. 1960.

Journal of Information Science. United Kingdom. SAGE Publications Ltd. (for Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals). ISSN: 0165-5515, 1741-6485. 1979

Journal of Librarianship and Information Science. United Kingdom. SAGE Publications Ltd.. ISSN: 0961-0006, 1741-6477. 1969

Journal of New Librarianship. United States. ISSN: 2471-3880. 2016

Journal of Radical Librarianship. ISSN: 2399-956X. 2014

Journal of the Australian Library and Information Association. Australia. Taylor & Francis (for the Australian Library and Information Association). ISSN: 2475-0158, 2475-0166. 2017. Previous titles: The Australian Library Journal (1951-2016), Australian Academic & Research Libraries (1970-2016)

Information & Culture. United States. University of Texas Press, Journals Division. ISSN: 2164-8034, 2166-3033, 2013. Previous titles: Libraries & the Cultural Record (2007-2012), Libraries & Culture (1989-2006), The Journal of Library History (1975-1988), Journal of Library History, Philosophy, and Comparative Librarianship (1974), The Journal of Library History (1966-1973).

Library and Information Research. United Kingdom. Library and Information Research Group.  CILIP. ISSN: 1756-1086  2003. Previous title: Library and Information Research News (1978-2002)

Library & Information Science Research. United Kingdom. Elsevier. ISSN: 0740-8188. 1979

Library Philosophy and Practice. United States. University of Nebraska - Lincoln. ISSN: 1522-0222. 1999

Library Quarterly. United States. University of Chicago Press. ISSN: 0024-2519, 1549-652X. 1931

Library Trends. United States. The Johns Hopkins University Press. ISSN: 0024-2594, 1559-0682. 1952

Libres: Library and Information Science Research Electronic Journal. Singapore. Nanyang Technological University. ISSN: 1058-6768. 1990

LIBRI: International Journal of Libraries and Information Studies. Germany. De Gruyter Saur. ISSN: 0024-2667,  1950

The journal publishes papers about the functions of libraries and information services from both a historical and present-day perspective, including current trends in librarianship. This also includes analysis of the role of information in cultural, organizational, national and international developments.

Marketing Libraries Journal. United States. ISSN: 2475-8116. 2017

Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research. Canada. The Partnership: Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada. ISSN: 1911-9593. 2006. maple leaf

Performance Measurement and Metrics: the international journal for library and information services of library assessment, value and impact. United Kingdom. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. ISSN: 1467-8047. 2000.

Urban Library Journal. United States. Library Association of the City University of New York. ISSN: 1944-9674, 1944-9682. 1998.

Journal of Library Administration. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 0193-0826, 1540-3564. 1980

The journal publishes research, current developments, and trends related to the leadership and management of libraries. Its content is related to public, academic, special, and corporate environments.

Library Leadership & Management. United States. Library Leadership and Management Association,  American Library Association. ISSN: 1945-886X. 2009 Previous Title: Library Administration and Management (1988-2009).

The journal of the Library Leadership and Management Association, LL&M focuses on assisting library administrators and managers at all levels as they deal with day-to-day challenges. The journal publishes in-depth articles, interviews, and columns with practical advice on managing libraries.

Library Management. United Kingdom. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. ISSN: 0143-5124. 1979

The journal publishes articles of interest to senior library managers and academics, reflecting the latest research undertaken in academic, government and corporate institutions. It also explores practical implications for those involved in teaching and practice.

Reference and User Services Quarterly. United States. American Library Association. ISSN: 1094-9054. 1960

The journal publishes content of interest to reference librarians, information specialists, and other professionals involved in user-oriented library services. The scope of the journal includes all aspects of library services to adults in all types of libraries. Its peer-reviewed articles include empirical (quantitative and qualitative), theoretical and historical research, and essays.

Reference Librarian, The. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 0276-3877, 1541-1117. 1981

The journal publishes articles about all aspects of the reference process, both research-based and applied. It welcomes content on current trends or traditional questions, new electronic tools and resources, best practices in instruction and reference service, analysis of marketing of services, and effectiveness studies.

Reference Services Review. United Kingdom. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. ISSN: 0090-7324. 1973

The journal focuses on the advancement of reference knowledge and the improvement of professional practice. Its articles range from case studies to conceptual papers, and cover all aspects of reference and library user services.

Insights: the UKSG journal. United Kingdom. UKSG in association with Ubiquity Press. ISSN: 2048-7754. 2012 Previous title: Serials: The Journal for the Serials Community (1988 to 2011)

The journal aims to encourage the exchange of ideas on scholarly communication; their editorial policy is to inform and stimulate debate about issues. They publish articles written by librarians, publishers, vendors, academics and other industry experts, and invite submissions of research articles and case studies. They also commission content such as conference reviews, editorial comment, and features on people in the global knowledge community.

Journal of Altmetrics. United States. Levy Library Press. ISSN: 2577-5685. 2018

The journal focuses on alternative metrics (i.e., altmetrics) and welcomes submissions on any aspect of altmetrics or studies that use altmetric data, including papers that explore attitudes towards or use of altmetrics. The journal also encourages student work.

Journal of Copyright in Education and Librarianship. United States. Clemson University Press. ISSN: 2473-8336. 2016.

The journal publishes original articles, reviews, and case studies that analyze or describe the strategies, partnerships, and impact of copyright law on public, school, academic, and digital libraries, archives, museums, and research institutions and their educational initiatives. The journal welcomes original research and practitioner experience papers, legal analysis, as well as submissions in alternative formats.

Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. United States. Pacific University Library. ISSN: 2162-3309. 2012.

The journal is interested in scholarly communication, particularly the intersection of librarianship and publishing. Authors are encouraged to emphasize the practical applications of their knowledge and findings. Discussions of theoretical models/frameworks, when accompanied by practice-oriented recommendations or examples, are also encouraged. The journal also welcomes articles that include substantive discussion of the impact of library services on scholarly communication, that describe best practices, or that otherwise provide methods of demonstrating the value of library involvement in these activities.

Digital Library Perspectives. United Kingdom. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. ISSN: 2059-5816. 2016 Previous titles: OCLC Systems & Services (1994-2016); OCLC Micro (1984-1993).

The journal’s focus is digital content collections, publishing research related to the curation and web-based delivery of digital objects, including those in digital libraries and digital repositories.

First Monday. United States. University of Illinois at Chicago. ISSN: 1396-0466. 1996.

First Monday is one of the first openly accessible, peer-reviewed journals on the Internet, solely devoted to the Internet. It publishes original research about the Internet and related technologies.

Code4Lib Journal. United States. Code4Lib. ISSN: 1940-5758. 2007.

The journal exists to foster community and share information among those interested in the intersection of libraries, technology, and the future. It aims to help engender collective understanding and the necessary support for improving library technology and digital services. Submissions may come in the form of a complete draft or a proposal in the form of an abstract. Submissions are generally reviewed with an editorial process rather than a blind review process.

IASSIST Quarterly. Published by the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST). ISSN: 0739-1137. 1977.  

The IASSIST Quarterly is a peer-reviewed, indexed, open access quarterly publication of articles dealing with social science information and data services.

Information Technology and Libraries. United States. Library & Information Technology Association, American Library Association. ISSN: 2163-5226. 1968.

The journal publishes original material related to all aspects of information technology in all types of libraries.

Information Technology and People. United Kingdom. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. ISSN: 0959-3845 1982-1989; resumed 1992

The journal publishes work that is dedicated to understanding the implications of information technology as a tool, resource, and format for people in society as much as in their daily work in organizations. It is open to multiple paradigms of research including most forms of mainstream empirical work. It aims to be an outlet for international, qualitative and critical research in information systems and particularly welcomes cultural and geographic diversity in studies of new and old technologies.

International Journal on Digital Libraries. Germany. Springer-Verlag. ISSN: 1432-5012, 1432-1300. 1997

The journal examines the theory and practice of acquisition, definition, organization, management, and dissemination of digital information via global networking.

Journal of Information Technology. United Kingdom. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.. ISSN: 0268-3962, 1466-4437. 1986

The journal focuses on new research that addresses technology and the management of IT. It publishes work from all disciplinary, theoretical, and methodological perspectives.

Journal of Web Librarianship. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 1932-2909, 1932-2917. 2007

The journal focuses on all aspects of librarianship as practiced on the World Wide Web, including both existing and emerging roles and activities of information professionals. It publishes original, scholarly research, including empirical studies and case studies, and practical communications. 

Library Hi Tech. United Kingdom. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. ISSN: 0737-8831. 1983

The journal publishes empirical, conceptual and methodological contributions on any topics relevant to the broad disciplines of information and communication technologies. It welcomes research that applies a broad array of approaches and epistemologies, including any mix of qualitative, quantitative, mixed-methods, action, participatory, evaluation, design, development or other established methodologies.

Weave: Journal of Library User Experience. United States. Michigan Publishing. ISSN: 2333-3316. 2014.

The journal features articles on user experience (UX) for librarians and professionals in related fields. Its primary aim is to improve the practice of UX in libraries, and in the process, to help libraries be better, more relevant, more useful, more accessible places.

Art & Music

Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America. United States. University of Chicago Press for ARLIS/NA. ISSN: 0730-7187, 2161-9417. 1981. Previous titles: CAA Slides & Photographs Newsletter (1972-1973), ARLIS/NA Newsletter (1974-1980).

Art Libraries Journal. United Kingdom. Cambridge University Press, for ARLIS/UK & Ireland. ISSN: 0307-4722, 2059-7525. 1976.

CAML Review. Canada. Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (CAML). ISSN: 1708-6701 maple leaf

Fontis Artis Musicae. United States. A-R Editions. ISSN: 0015-6191, 2471-156X. 1954

Music Reference Services Quarterly. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 1058-8167, 1540-9503. 1992

Notes: The Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association. United States. Music Library Association. ISSN: 0027-4380, 1534-150X. 1934.


Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 0896-3568, 1547-0644. 1990

Ticker: The Academic Business Librarianship Review. Academic Business Library Directors. ISSN: 2369-9779. 2015


Education Libraries. United States. Special Library Association, Education Division. ISSN: 0148-1061. 1975

Government Documents

Government Information Quarterly. United Kingdom. Elsevier Ltd. ISSN: 0740-624X. 1995. Previous title: Government Publications Review (1980-1994), Incorporated the Journal of Government Information (1994-2004).

Health and Medical

Health Information and Libraries Journal. United Kingdom. Wiley. ISSN: 1471-1842. 1984

Health Information Management Journal. Australia. SAGE Publications for the Health Information Management Association of Australia. ISSN: 1833-3583, 1833-3575. 1971

Journal of Hospital Librarianship. United States. Taylor & Francis. ISSN: 1532-3269, 1532-3277. 2001

Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association. Canada. Canadian Health Libraries Assocation. ISSN: 1708-6892. 2004. maple leaf

Journal of the Medical Library Association. United States. Medical Library Association. ISSN: 1558-6439. 1911.

Medical Reference Services Quarterly. United States. Haworth Information Press. ISSN: 0276-3869, 1540-9597. 1982.


The Canadian Law Library Review/Revue canadienne des bibliothèques de droit. Canada. Canadian Association of Law Libraries. ISSN: 1180-176X. 1970.  maple leaf

Journal of Law, Information & Science. Australia. University of Tasmania, Faculty of Law. ISSN: 0729-1485. 2005 Previous title: Journal of Law and Information Science (1981-2004)

Law Library Journal. United States. American Association of Law Libraries. ISSN: 0023-9283. 1908

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