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Information and Learning Science

Information and Learning Science

ISSN: 2398-5348

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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CiteScore 2016: 0.97
CiteScoreTracker 2017: 0.86 (Updated Monthly)

Journal history

Previously published as Library World and then New Library World and incorporating Asian Libraries
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Aims & Scope

Information and Learning Science embraces and explores all aspects of the creation, collection, discovery and use of all types of information, knowledge, learning and research resources.  Also the interdisciplinary study of teaching and learning across key fields within information and learning sciences and beyond. Account will be taken of social, cultural, economic, ergonomic, ethical and sectoral issues.  Published papers will be based on high quality, peer-reviewed, verified research in the fields described and listed.

Key topic areas will include:

  • Developments in information architectures
  • Learning and information system design and use, including learning analytics
  • The provision, discovery, delivery and use of learning objects
  • The role of information and learning spaces – digital and physical
  • Human information behaviour
  • Human information processing 
  • Information experiences in teaching and learning
  • Reading, information and learning
  • Information transformation and learning
  • Work, learning and continuing development
  • Digital and ‘post-digital’ futures
  • Intellectual property rights, privacy and security in the digital environment
  • Collaborative, competitive and integrative working
  • Evaluation and appraisal of digital information objects and learning


This journal is abstracted and indexed by:
  • BFI (Denmark) - listed as New Library World
  • Current Abstracts;
  • Current Index to Journals in Education;
  • Education Full Text;
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Information Science & Technology Abstracts;
  • The Informed Librarian;
  • Library & Information Science Abstracts;
  • Library Literature and Information Science Full Text;
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega;
  • OmniFile Full Text Select;
  • Scopus;
  • zetoc

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