International Journal of Information Services and Technology - a Multidisciplinary Library and Information Science Journal is a refereed research journal and publishes from the Central Library, KL University, Andhra Pradesh, India. This Journal encompasses all branches of Library and Information Sciences and its sub - disciplines like Library Collection Development, Library Management, Information Systems & Services, Information Processing & Retrieval, Information Sources & Services, Community Information System, Scientometrics & Informetrics, Knowledge Organization, Classification, Preservation & Conservation, Information Management, Computer Application in Library,Digital Library,Information Systems, Institutional Repository, Open Source Library Softwares, E-learning etc.

All papers are peer-reviewed and panels of international referees have been appointed to ensure that review is done rapidly and to the highest standards.

Editorial Board

University Librarian
KL University
Gundur District, Andhra Pradesh, India
Editorial Advisory Board

Dr.Muhammad Mezbah-ul-Islam
Department of Information Science and Library Management
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dr. S. D. Khan
Head, Learning Resource Centre
Waljat Colleges of Applied Science
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Prof. Vicki L. Gregory
School of Information
University of South Florida

Prof. Sandra Hirsh
Professor and Director
School of Information
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA  

Dr. Wathmanel Seneviratne
Open University of Sri Lanka
Nawala, SriLanka

Dr.B.Ramesh Babu
Commonwealth Fellow (Loughborough University)
Former Professor,
Department of Library and Information Science
University of Madras, Tamil Nadu, India

Dr. B.D. Kumbar
Department of Library and Information
Science, Karnatak University
Karnataka, India.

Dr.V. Vishwa Mohan
Professor, Head & Chairman
Dept. of Library & Information Science
Osmania University
Hyderabad, India

Prof. B.S. Biradar
DOS in Library & Information Science
Jnana Sahyadri, Kuvempu University
Shimoga, India

Dr Jaideep Sharma Professor
Faculty of Library and Information Science (LIS)
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
New Delhi, India

Prof.Shailendra Kumar
Associate Professor
Department .Library and Information Science
University of Delhi, India.

Dr.Niran Adetoro
Associate Professor and Head
Department of Library and Information Science
Tai Solarin University of Education
Ljebu-Ode, Nigeria.

Call for Papers

International Journal of Information Services and Technology provides an opportunity for those who are involved in the study; management, development and implementation of Library and Information Science initiatives to exchange ideas.

The editorial board of the journal invites submissions of papers on both the theory and practice of all aspects of Library and Information Science (LIS).

The journal is seeking quantitative, qualitative and experience-based papers as well as case studies. Topics may include but are not limited to:

a. Knowledge management
b. KM case studies
c. Digital Library
d. Web and e-resources
e. Information architecture
f. Human information seeking
g. Human information interaction
h. User Studies
i. Scientometric Study
j. Bibliometric Study
k. Library Networking, Consortia
l. Navigation and navigation behaviors
m. Organization of information
n. Social media; social computing; social networks;
o. E-learning
p. Open Source Courseware
q. Open Source Software
r. Best practices in LIS
  • Those wishing to make a submission should send one copy, preferably in .doc format, by e-mail attachment to ijist@kluniversity.in
  • Papers should begin with the title of paper, all the authors' names and affiliations, and the full address and e-mail address with phone number for at least one contact author.
  • Author Guidelines

    It is necessary for the authors to write and prepare their manuscripts according to the instructions and specifications listed below. The length and effectiveness of the peer review process will largely depend upon the care used by authors in preparing their manuscripts. Therefore, contributors are strongly encouraged to read these instructions carefully before preparing a manuscript for submission and to check the manuscript for conformance before submitting it for publication.

    Manuscripts which are submitted should a. Contain original work (submit a covering letter stating that the article has not been communicated to any other journal for publication).
    b. Follows aims and scope of the journal
    c. Clearly and correctly written in English
    d. Are delivered in electronic format Paper elements
    1. Title page with:
    1. Title (short title)
    2. Name(s) of author(s)
    3. Name and address of workplace(s)
    4. Personal e-mail address(es)
    2. Abstract
    3. Keywords
    4. Text
    5. References
    Each of these elements is detailed below:
    1.1 Title (short title)
    Title should be short but informative.
    1.2 Name(s) of author(s)
    A list of all authors of the paper should be prepared (full first name, initial(s) for middle name(s) and full last name).
    1.3 Name and address of workplace(s)
    Authors' affiliations should be indicated in this section.
    1.4 Personal e-mail address (es)
    At least one e-mail address is needed for corresponding with the authors.
    An abstract must accompany every article. It should be a brief summary of the significant items of the main paper. An abstract should not normally exceed 200 words. It should not contain literature citations or allusions to the tables or illustrations.
    3. Keywords
    List of all keywords proposed by the authors, separated by commas.
    4. Text
    a. Introduction: subject, scope of the subject, goals of your paper and finally the organization of your paper are to be mentioned
    b. Main text: all important elements of your scientific message are to be mentioned
    c. Conclusion: summary of the paper

    Results and Discussion

    May be combined or kept separate and may be further divided into subsections. This section should not contain technical details. Abbreviations and acronyms should be used sparingly and consistently.


    Information concerning research grant support and the assistance of colleagues or similar notes of appreciation should appear in an Acknowledgements section.


    Authors should use tables only to achieve concise presentation, or where the information cannot be given satisfactorily in other ways. Tables should be numbered and referred to in the text by number. Each table should have an explanatory caption which should be as concise as possible.


    Authors may use line diagrams and photographs to illustrate these from their text. The figures should be clear, easy to read and of good quality. Styles and fonts should match those in the main body of the article. Lettering and lines should be of uniform density and the lines unbroken. All figures must be mentioned in the text in consecutive order and be numbered.

    5. Reference list

    A complete reference should give the reader enough information to find the relevant article. Please pay particular attention to spelling, capitalization and punctuation here. Completeness of references is the responsibility of the authors.

    Font type

    Articles should be typed in single line spacing with the following font pattern

    Font type: Times new roman
    Size : For heading or title: 14 points and Bold (Title Case)
    Author/ Coauthors name: 11 points and Bold
    Affiliation/ Institute name: 11 points
    Content of article: 11 points
    Table title and Content : 10 points

    If you have any questions, please contact ijist@kluniversity.in

    Online Submission

    Authors are requested to submit their manuscript online to ijist@kluniversity.in

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