JELIS Submission Guidelines
The Journal of Education for Library and Information Science is the official publication of the Association for Library and Information Science Education. It is a quarterly scholarly journal in the field of library and information science education. JELIS is a journal for LIS educators and serves as a vehicle for presentation of research and issues within this field. Articles that deal with issues of LIS practice are out of scope for JELIS unless they are deal specifically with gaps in the curriculum and ways that these gaps might be addressed.
Make submissions to JELIS at http://dpi-journals.com/index.php/JELIS. But please read the instructions below first.
If you need further guidance regarding your submission, please contact the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.. The editor is happy to read draft abstracts to assist authors to prepare papers that are in scope.
There are a two ways that authors can contribute their work to JELIS:
Major articles up to 7,000 words. These papers should be based on research that contributes to scholarship in or related to library and information science education. Major articles are double-blind peer reviewed.
If your work is accepted, the time period from submission to publication is about 12 months.
Brief communications of about 1,500 words. These papers are not peer reviewed and are more reflective. They can express professional concerns and personal views that may be of interest to LIS educators and higher degree students. Work from students (or immediate past students) is particularly welcome for this section. See as an example:
Manuscript Submission Requirements
Please note that the Editor is not obligated to invite any recommended reviewers to untake the peer review of your work.
Tips for Authors
When preparing papers for JELIS, authors should keep in mind the following: