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Online Information Review is devoted to research in the broad field of digital information and communication, and related technologies.

ISSN: 1468-4527
eISSN: 1468-4527

Aims and scope

The journal provides a multi-disciplinary forum for scholars from a range of fields, including information studies/iSchools, data studies, internet studies, media and communication studies and information systems.

Publishes research on the social, political and ethical aspects of emergent digital information practices and platforms, and welcomes submissions that draw upon critical and socio-technical perspectives in order to address these developments. 

Welcomes empirical, conceptual and methodological contributions on any topics relevant to the broad field of digital information and communication, however, we are particularly interested in receiving submissions that address emerging issues around the below topics.

Coverage includes (but is not limited to):

  • Online communities, social networking and social media, including online political communication; crowdsourcing; positive computing and well-being.
  • The social drivers and implications of emerging data practices, including open data; big data; data journeys and flows; and research data management.
  • Digital transformations including organisations’ use of information technologies (e.g. Internet of Things and digitisation of user experience) to improve economic and social welfare, health and wellbeing, and protect the environment.
  • Developments in digital scholarship and the production and use of scholarly content.
  • Online and digital research methods, including their ethical aspects

This journal is aligned with our quality education for all goal

We believe in quality education for everyone, everywhere and by highlighting the issue and working with experts in the field, we can start to find ways we can all be part of the solution.

SDG 4 Quality education
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
SDG 16 Peace, justice & strong institutions
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