International Journal of Library and Information Services (IJLIS)

International Journal of Library and Information Services (IJLIS)

Formerly International Journal of Digital Library Systems (IJDLS)
Editor-in-Chief: Brian Doherty (New College of Florida, USA)
Indexed In: INSPEC and 9 more indices
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2017
ISSN: 2475-9961|EISSN: 2475-997X|DOI: 10.4018/IJLIS


The International Journal of Library and Information Services (IJLIS) provides comprehensive coverage on the latest developments and technological advancements in library service innovation. Public, academic, special, and school libraries, as well as information centers worldwide are continuously challenged as library spaces evolve. IJLIS faces these challenges head on by offering innovative methods for developing an effective organizational structure, optimizing library space use, and implementing programs designed to improve user experience and engagement.

Topics Covered

  • Administration and management
  • Building design
  • Conceptual models
  • Creative programming
  • Customer involvement
  • Digital Tools
  • Disruptive innovation
  • Information Retrieval
  • Knowledge Management
  • Learning space toolkits
  • Literacy programs
  • Metadata creation and management
  • Money-saving initiatives
  • New Product Development
  • Organizational Structures
  • Service development
  • Service-dominant logic
  • Technology Adoption

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Library and Information Services (IJLIS) is to disseminate emerging research in library service innovation, and provide a venue for librarians, researchers, professionals, vendors, and academics to interact and exchange ideas. The journal addresses a variety of technologies, scholarly perspectives, and applications in the field.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Open Access Articles: Forthcoming
Volume 8: 2 Issues (2019): Forthcoming, Available for Pre-Order
Volume 7: 2 Issues (2018): 1 Released, 1 Forthcoming
Volume 6: 2 Issues (2017)
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Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Ambika M., P.K.R. Arts College For Women, India
Mahendra Kumar Sahu, Gandhi Group of Institutions, India
Associate Editors
Pawan Agrawal, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Government College, India
Jason Bengtson, Kansas State University Libraries, United States
Bharat Bhargava, Purdue University, United States
Sindiso Bhebhe, National Archives of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
Sangeeta Dhamdhere, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, India
Jerome Idiegbeyan-ose, Covenant University, Nigeria
Edward Iglesias, Stephen F. Austin State University, United States
Megan Lowe, University of Louisiana at Monroe, United States
Munusamy Natarajan, Associate Professor, Ethiopia
Lindsey Reno, University of New Orleans, United States
Md. Zahid Hossain Shoeb, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Chi-Ren Shyu, University of Missouri, United States
Ari Sigal, Catawba Valley Community College, United States
Editorial Review Board
Lung-Chun Chang, Ching Yun University, Taiwan
Chao-Chen Chen, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Pu-Jen Cheng, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Key-Sun Choi, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic Of
Paul Clough, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Koraljka Golub, University of Bath, United Kingdom
Christos Grecos, Independent Imaging Consultant, United Kingdom
Haowei Hsieh, University of Iowa, United States
Charilaos Lavranos, Ionian Univesity, Greece
Fotis Lazarinis, Technological Education Institute, Greece
Yue Li, Nankai University, China
Yuelin Li, Nankai University, China
Chern Li Liew, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Laurent Romary, INRIA & HUB-IDSL, Germany
V.J. Suseela, University of Hyderabad, India
Yin-Leng Theng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Ben Walker, University of Florida, United States
Jenq-Haur Wang, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
Ian Witten, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Ming Zhang, Peking University, China
Yilu Zhou, Fordham University, United States


Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished articles will be considered. INTERESTED AUTHORS MUST CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at PRIOR TO SUBMISSION. All article submissions will be forwarded to at least 3 members of the Editorial Review Board of the journal for double-blind, peer review. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers. All submissions must be forwarded electronically.

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

Dr. Brian Doherty
International Journal of Library and Information Services (IJLIS)