Journal of Education for Library and Information Science (JELIS)

The Journal of Education for Library and Information Science (JELIS) is a fully refereed scholarly periodical that has been published quarterly by the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) since 1960. JELIS supports scholarly inquiry in library and information science (LIS) education by serving as the primary venue for the publication of research articles, reviews, and brief communications about issues of interest to LIS educators.

ALISE personal and institutional members receive a subscription to JELIS as a benefit of membership. If you are not a member but would like a subscription, you may sign up for an individual subscription for $135, or an IP address subscription for $340. 

Online access can be granted via 

  • email login/password, or
  • I.P. ranges for libraries

Note: The publisher provides a separate login to access the journal. Registration and password assistance can be found on the login page. 

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Subscription Information

(ISSN 0748-5786)

  • JELIS is a quarterly publication (4 issues: Winter, no. 1; Spring, no. 2; Summer, no 3; Fall, no. 4). All subscriptions are on a volume basis only and must begin with the Winter Issue in each year. All checks must be in U.S. dollars with full bank routing information encoded. No discounts are available to agencies. Multiple orders are computed on a single volume rate.

2015 (Vol 56) and 2016 (Vol 57) Subscription Prices:
Please note: As of 2015 (Volume 56), JELIS is an online-only publication. Online access can be granted via email login/password or via I.P. ranges for libraries. Physical journals are no longer be printed.

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