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. The essential purpose of JELIS is to provide support, innovation, and extensive scholarly inquiry in library and information science (LIS) education (including archives, data science, and other related fields). Submissions to the journal should be in keeping with this essential purpose. JELIS is the primary venue for the publication of research articles, reviews, and brief communications about issues of interest to LIS (broadly conceived) education and pedagogy. Educators and aspiring educators are the principal audiences for the journal content.

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ALISE personal and institutional members receive a complimentary subscription to JELIS as a benefit of membership. Non-members may purchase subscriptions to JELIS.

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Subscription Information

JELIS (ISSN 0748-5786) 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.

Subscription Pricing

Please note: As of 2015 (Volume 56), JELIS is an online-only publication. Physical journals will no longer be printed.

  • Individual one-year subscription (online only): $139
  • Institutional subscriptions by volume (online only): $360

Individual online subscriptions provide access to all online content for one year from the purchase date. All print and institutional online subscriptions provide the current volume(s).

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