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Author Guidelines

The journal accepts papers of original research in the field of Library and Information Science which are not under consideration by any other journal or conference proceedings etc. All papers are subject to blind peer review. The papers may be submitted preferably online on email id: or can be sent to the editor in CD. The paper should include an abstract highlighting problem, methodology and findings with three to five keywords. The softcopy should be submitted in MS-Word and figures, if any, be submitted as a separate graphic file (GIF, JPEG, or PNG format). Authors should follow APA style (American Psychological Association) 6th ed for citation and references.

A. For Citation

Busha and Harter (1980) or (Busha & Harter, 1980)


B. For Reference


Busha, C.H., & Harter, S.P. (1980) Research methods in librarianship: techniques and interpretation. New York: Academic Press.

Journal Article

Wei, J., Stankosky M., Calabrese, F., & Lu, L. (2008). A framework for studying the impact of national culture on knowledge sharing motivation in virtual teams. VINE, 38(2), 221-231. doi: 10.1108/03055720810889851

Essays or Chapters in Edited Books

Mangla, P.G. (1985). Library and Information Science in India. In Gupta, B.M., Guha, B., Rajan, T.N., and Satyanarayana, R. (Eds.), Handbook of libraries, archives & Information centers in India (p. 229-256). New Delhi: Information Industry

An internet document

Applegate, Lynda. M. (2009). Building Businesses in Turbulent Times. Working knowledge: A first look at faculty research. Retrieved March 29, 2011 from


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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