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Digital Library Perspectives

Digital Library Perspectives

ISSN: 2059-5816

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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CiteScore 2016: 0.65
CiteScoreTracker 2017: 0.46 (Updated Monthly)

Journal history

Previously published as OCLC Systems & Services which was previously published as OCLC Micro
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This journal received a 2016 CiteScore of 0.66, under its former name OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives. The 2016 CiteScore is calculated using articles published between 2013 and 2015. The Journal will receive its first CiteScore as Digital Library Perspectives for 2017 (NB this will be calculated in 2018).

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Aims & Scope

Digital Library Perspectives (DLP) is a peer-reviewed journal concerned with digital content collections.  It publishes research  related to the curation and web-based delivery of digital objects collected for the advancement of scholarship, teaching and learning.  And which advance the digital information environment as it relates to global knowledge, communication and world memory. 

The journal aims to keep readers informed about current trends, initiatives, and developments.  Including those in digital libraries and digital repositories,  along with their standards and technologies.

The editor invites  contributions on the following, as well as other related topics:

  • Digitization
  • Data as information
  • Archives and manuscripts
  • Digital preservation and digital archiving
  • Digital cultural memory initiatives
  • Usability studies
  • K-12 and higher education uses of digital collections

This journal is abstracted and indexed by: 

  • Academic Search Alumni Edition;
  • Academic Search Complete; Academic Search Premier;
  • Computer Science Index;
  • Computer & Communications Security Abstracts;
  • Current Abstracts;
  • dblp Computer Science Bibliography;
  • Education Full Text;
  • Education Research;
  • EI Compendex;
  • Information Science and Technology Abstracts (ISTA);
  • The Informed Librarian;
  • International Academic Research Library;
  • Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts;
  • Library & Information Science Abstracts;
  • Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts;
  • Library Literature & Information Science;
  • Library Literature & Information Science Full Text;
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega;
  • OmniFile Full Text Select;
  • TOC Premier

This journal is ranked by: 

The Publication Forum (Finland); Scopus; CORE Rankings;

Digital Library Perspectives is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Library Studies eJournals Collection. For more information, please email collections@emeraldinsight.com or visit the Emerald Library Studies eJournals Collection page.

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