Focus and Scope

DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology publishes original research and review papers related to library science and IT applied to library activities, services, and products. Major subject fields covered include: Information systems, Knowledge management, Collection building & management, Information behaviour & retrieval, Librarianship/library management, Library & information services, Records management & preservation, etc.

Peer Review Process

DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology followed Double-blind peer-review process.

The primary aims of the peer review process are to: - maintain quality control - protect the reputation of the journal - 'ration' space in as objective and transparent a manner as possible.

The Editors review all submitted manuscripts initially. Manuscripts with insufficient originality, serious scientific flaws, or absence of importance of message are rejected. Manuscripts are sent to two experts/reviewers without revealing the identity of the reviewers to the contributors. 

Within a period of eight to ten weeks, the contributors will be informed about the reviewers' comments and acceptance/rejection of manuscript. Papers accepted would be edited for uniformity, consistency, style, grammar, punctuation, and format.

Publication Frequency

DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology is a Bi-monthly publication.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.