The journal of Academic Librarianship and Information Research (also known as the Journal of Academic Librarianship and Information Research) is a peer-reviewed open-access quarterly journal published by the University of Tehran and the Central Library and Documentation Center. The journal of Academic Librarianship and Information Research, as a cross-disciplinary and refereed journal, focuses on the research process in library and information science as well as research findings and, where applicable, their practical applications and significance. The target audience of the journal includes academic librarians, academic information scientists, specialists, managers, and educators. The journal aims at publishing research papers on the most recent issues and developments in the field. All papers are subject to a double-blind reviewing process. This journal is known as "Taḥqīqāt-i kitābdārī va iṭṭilā̒/risānī-i dānishgāhī" in the Persian language.


About the Journal:

  • Journal Title: Academic Librarianship and Information Research
  • Country of Publication: Iran, Tehran.
  • Publisher: University of Tehran
  • Subject Area: Library and Information Science 
  • Format: Print and Online
  • Print    ISSN: 2783-462X
  • Online ISSN: 2783-4638
  • Frequency: Quarterly 
  • Language: Persian, including extended English abstracts and bibliographies.
  • Open Access: Yes, free access to articles
  • Article types: Research and review papers.
  • Primary Review: 10 days, approximately.
  • Peer Review Policy: Double-blind peer-review
  • Average refereeing time: 12 weeks
  • Acceptance percentage: 20%
  • Article Processing Charges No publication charges are required from the author.
  • Citation Style: The APA referencing style
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  • Tel: +98-2161112930
  • Indexing & Abstracting: DOAJ, E-LIS Eprints, SID, Noormags, Magiran, Iran Journals, Google Scholar, Academia, Linkedin, etc.
  • COPE: The journal of Academic Librarianship and Information Research follows the policies and guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and abides by its Code of Conduct in dealing with potential cases of misconduct. 
  • Copyright: Authors retain unrestricted copyrights and publishing rights.
  • Type of LicenseCC BY-NC - Creative Commons.
  • Required files to be uploaded: Five essential files must be submitted through the manuscript submission system: 1. The main file of the manuscript (without the names of the authors)  in the journal template, 2. Title page in the mentioned format, 3. Authorship form (must include the title of the article and the name and surname of all authors and be signed by all authors), 4. Conflicts of Interest form (must be signed by the Corresponding Author and uploaded with the article file), and 5. Cover letter.
  • Journal Address: Office of the journal of Academic Librarianship and Information Research, Central Library of the University of Tehran, 16th Azar St., Enghelab Sq., Tehran, Iran. P.O. Box: 14155-6575.


Current Issue: Volume 57, Issue 4, December 2023 

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