International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 226

IJLIS - Instructions for Authors

International Journal of Library and Information Science (IJLIS) is a peer reviewed open access journal. The scope of the journal covers all areas of Library and Information Science.
 
Types of Articles
The journal welcomes submission of full-length research articles, short communications and review articles. In addition, the journal also welcomes letters to the editor and commentaries.
 
 
Preparing Your Manuscript
 
Title
The title phrase should be brief.
List authors’ full names (first-name, middle-name, and last-name).
Affiliations of authors (department and institution).
Emails and phone numbers.
 
Abstract
The abstract should be less than 300 words in length. The keywords should be less than 10.
 
Abbreviations
Standard abbreviations should be used all through the manuscript. The use of non-standard abbreviations should be kept to a minimum and must be well-defined in the text following their first use.
 
The Introduction
The statement of the problem should be stated in the introduction in a clear and concise manner.
 
Materials and methods
Materials and methods should be clearly presented to allow the reproduction of the experiments.
 
Results and discussion
Results and discussion maybe combined into a single section. Results and discussion may also be presented separately if necessary.
 
Tables and figures
Tables should be kept to a minimum.
Tables should have a short descriptive title.
The unit of measurement used in a table should be stated.
Tables should be numbered consecutively.
Tables should be organized in Microsoft Word or Excel spreadsheet.
Figures/Graphics should be prepared in GIF, TIFF, JPEG or PowerPoint.
Tables and Figures should be appropriately cited in the manuscript.
 
Disclosure of conflict of interest
Authors should disclose all financial/relevant interest that may have influenced the study.
 
Acknowledgments
Acknowledgement of people, funds etc should be brief.
                                
References
References should be listed in alphabetical order at the end of the paper. DOIs links to referenced articles should be stated wherever available. Names of journals should be presented in full and not abbreviated.
 
Examples:
 
Georgios B, Panagiota P (2018). Mobile Libraries: Defining the phenomenon. International Journal of Library and Information Science 10(3):35-40. https://doi.org/10.5897/IJLIS2017.0816
 
Sharrifudin RS, Mislan N, Wong CK, Julia GCH (2011). Teaching Psychomotor Skills with E-sports Courseware. International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning 1(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.7763/IJEEEE.2011.V1.48
 
Sharif MA, Mohmood K (2004). How economists cite literature: citation analysis of two core Pakistan economic journals. Emerald: Collection Building 23(4):172-176.
   
 
Acceptance Certificate
Authors are issued an Acceptance Certificate for manuscripts that have been reviewed and accepted for publication by an editor.
 
Before Submission