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About the Journal

Academic Librarianship and Information Research (also known as Journal of Academic Librarianship and Information Research) is a peer-reviewed international journal published by the Central Library and Documentation Center of the University of Tehran. 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.

The submitted papers will be published after a special review as well as the approval of the editorial board. The journal of Academic Librarianship and Information Research (ALIR) was established by the Central Library and Documentation Center of the University of Tehran in  1950. The honorable professors and researchers are highly appreciated if they visit this site, register, submit and set up their papers based on the author guidelines. Therefore, visiting in person or calling the journal office are not recommended, so all connections with authors and reviewers are done through the website.

E-mail: jlib@ut.ac.ir



 Bibliographic Information


 Academic Librarianship and Information Research (ALIR)

 Persian title: Taḥqīqāt-i kitābdārī va iṭṭilā̒/risānī-i dānishgāhī


 Print: 2783-462X
 Online: 2783-4638


 Library science--Periodicals

 Information science--Periodicals

 Library Science

 Information Science



 Abstracts in English.

 Chiefly in Persian, some in English.

Start Year

 1950 - Vol. 1, No. 1 -




 Alireza Noruzi, Ph.D.

Place of Publication



 Central Library and Documentation Center of the University of Tehran





LC No.








Type of Access

 Open Access (OA)

 OA policies: SHERPA/RoMEO

Type of License


Plagiarism Detection Software

 Manuscripts submitted to the journal of Academic Librarianship and Information Research will be screened for plagiarism using Similarity Check / iThenticate plagiarism detection tools. The Journal will immediately reject manuscripts leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking before submitting their manuscript to the journal.

Type of Publication (Processing Charges and Publication Charges)

  Open Access

Revenue Sources

 Institutional support, Donations

Type of Material

 Serial (Periodical)


 Academic Librarianship and Information Research is an open-access peer-reviewed journal in Persian (including English abstracts and references) devoted to the field of the Library and Information Science and serves as a forum for discussion and experimentation. It serves as a forum for new research in information dissemination and communication processes in general, and in the context of the Library and Information Sciences in particular.

Copyright owner / Copyright holder

 Authors retain copyright to their work without restrictions.  The author has full control over the work (e.g. retains the right to reuse, distribute, republish etc.).

Open Access Statement

 This journal is a fully open-access journal, which means that all articles are available on the Internet to all users immediately upon publication. Non-commercial and commercial use and distribution in any medium is permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited.

 Benefits of open access for authors include:

     - Authors retain copyright to their work.

     - Free access for all users worldwide.

     - Increased visibility and readership.

     - No spatial constraints.

     - Rapid publication.


Salient Features of the Journal:

- All Authors will get a soft copy of the certificate, letter of acceptance, reviewer evaluation grading

- All the accepted papers will be open accessible with full PDF download.

- Author will get their acceptance/rejection notification within 2-3 months of submitting the paper.

- Fully archived journal

- High Impact Factor journal

- High visibility & indexing

- Open-access journal

- Peer-reviewed journal

- Rapid/fast track publication

- Reputed editorial board

- Response will be given within 24 hours.

- Strict plagiarism policy.