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International Journal of Information Management Science (IJIMS) (ISSN: 2312-2668)

PublisherPakistan Librarians Welfare Organization



IF(Impact Factor)2023 Evaluation Pending



ISSN: 2312-2668 (Online), 2225-9163 (Print)
The International Journal of Information Management Science (IJIMS) is multidisciplinary in scope and interdisciplinary in content and methodology. It has a very broad horizon. It covers almost every single dimension relating to Library & Information management sciences. IJIMS publishes articles which are; based on quantitative or qualitative empirical work, conceptual, theory driven, literature reviews and case studies. A high quality Blind Peer Review ensures its quality and original contributions in the field of library sciences. It covers a wide range of areas including the following:
Role of Libraries in Information Management
Libraries and knowledge management
Library Automation / Digitization
Automations tools / case studies
Digital libraries /trends , techniques /tools / experiences
Information commons
Information literacy
Library and information service marketing
Resource sharing among libraries and information centers
Preservation & conservation of digital and traditional libraries
Innovation in information management
Interdisciplinary and collaborative initiatives
Curriculum Design
Research directions
Universal bibliographic control
Cataloguing/classification issues
Subject access
Authority data
Formats, tools and standards (e.g. RDA, ISBD, UNIMARC)
Use and reuse of metadata (e.g. opening our data to other communities and our reuse of the data from outside sources)
Chain of supply in the creation of metadata
Innovations in information, knowledge and content management
Knowledge economy
Intellectual capital
Indigenous knowledge systems
Business & competitive intelligence
Records management
Information entrepreneurship, design and delivery
Social media & online social networking
Accreditation and the role of libraries
Acquisition and deployment of technology in the library environment
Adaptive equipment technology
Consortia, cooperatives, networks
Advances in search engine technology
Challenges and opportunities in migrating to Web-based information services
Changing role of the librarian
Clientele expectations as exacerbated by e-business practices
Ethics of information
Impact of demographic and cultural changes on library services
Intellectual property and copyright
Knowledge management and its application
Libraries and life-long learning
Library services for disabled persons
Literacy programs
Management and operation of information systems
Marginalization of the library (academic, public, special)
Models of library service
Open-access data
Information architecture
Information and knowledge audit
content management
Outsourcing of services
Web-based bibliographic instruction
The journal publishes at least one issue each year. Articles are published online when ready for publication and then printed in an end-of-year compilation. Additional issues may be published for special events (e.g. conferences) and when special themes are addressed.
There is a strict Peer Review Policy to ensure the quality and authenticity of articles. All received papers are passed through Peer Review Process and then accepted keeping in view the specified standards for the publication in The International Journal of Information Management Science (IJIMS).
To save the precious time for authors and peer-reviewers, all submitted articles are critically read by any of the editorial board members. After initial selection by the editorial board members, the papers are sent to peer-reviewers for final decision. In the light of reviewers' recommendations, the decision may take place in the shape of the Acceptance of paper, minor/major revision, and rejection of paper.
This is an open access peer-reviewed-journal. It allows readers to utilize all contents without any charges. This open access policy not only enhances readership of any article but also supports knowledge economy.

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