IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship

Editor: Dr Bernard Montoneri

ISSN: 2187-0608
Contact: editor.literature@iafor.org

The IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on literature and librarianship. Like all IAFOR publications, it is freely available to read online, and is free of publication fees for authors. The first issue was published in April 2012, and the journal continues to publish annually.

Indexed in: DOAJ, SHERPA/RoMEO, Google Scholar, Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson), MIAR, TROVE, WorldCat and Library & Information Science Source. DOIs are assigned to each published issue and article via Crossref.

2019 Publication Timeline

Volume 7 Issue 1 is now published.

The next issue, Volume 8 Issue 1, of the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship will publish in December, 2019.

Submissions are currently OPEN.

To submit your article, please first ensure that it is formatted according to the Author Guidelines and then send it to the Editor via the Submit Manuscript page.

Call for Papers

Dr Bernard Montoneri, new Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, has issued an open call for papers for inclusion in Volume 8 Issue 1 of the journal. Papers will only be considered from scholars in the field of Literature & Librarianship.

Volume 8 Issue 1 has a target publication date of December 2019.

The IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship aspires to find a balance between promoting cutting-edge research in the relevant fields and providing a forum for dialogue about the forms, roles and concerns of literature and librarianship in the 21st century. It also aims to place the latest work of well-established and respected experts alongside the breakthrough pieces of up-and-coming academics, fostering the sense of a conversation between generations of thought leaders.

All papers are reviewed equally according to standard peer review processes, regardless of whether or not the authors have attended a related IAFOR conference.

IAFOR Commitment

IAFOR believes in “Open Access” publishing, and since 2009, has been committed to maintaining an online searchable research archive that offers free access to anyone, anywhere, where there is Internet access, regardless of institutional affiliation or scholarly rank. IAFOR publications are accessible on the website (Open Access) to researchers all over the world, completely free of charge and without delay or embargo. Authors and contributors are not required to pay charges of any sort towards the publication of IAFOR journals.

License and Copyright Statement

Abstracts, research papers, and video footage are published under an IAFOR user license and are protected by copyright. Users may access, download, copy, translate, text and data mine, redistribute, display or adapt the articles for non-commercial purposes provided that users follow the guidelines set out in the IAFOR User License.

Journals and other forms of print and digital media will be made available by IAFOR to the general public on an online, Open Access basis. By publishing their work with IAFOR, authors enter into an exclusive License Agreement, where they have copyright but license exclusive rights in their article to IAFOR as the publisher.