IFLA Journal

IFLA Journal is an international journal publishing peer reviewed articles on library and information services and the social, political and economic issues that impact access to information through libraries. The Journal publishes research, case studies and essays that reflect the broad spectrum of the profession internationally.  

Each issue of IFLA Journal is made available Open Access upon publication on IFLA’s website. Authors are also encouraged to make the accepted version of their manuscripts available in their personal or institutional repositories.

Editorial Committee

The IFLA Journal Editorial Committee is a committee appointed by and reporting to the Professional Committee, with the responsibility to manage the editorial direction of the IFLA Journal in consultation with the Editor and the Professional Committee and to monitor the quality of the Journal. 

Submission Guidelines

IFLA Journal welcomes articles in all fields of interest and concern to libraries and the information professions. Manuscripts on all aspects of librarianship will be considered. The journal focuses on reports of original research. Manuscripts may also include descriptive narratives of successful and unsuccessful ventures, thoughtful discussions of issues in librarianship, and other suitable subjects.

The Editor and the Editorial Board invite submissions relevant to the wide range of research areas identified in IFLA’s Strategic Programmes and professional activities.

View the full submission guidelines on the Sage Publishing website.

Webinars from the IFLA Journal Editorial Committee

How to get published in scholarly journals (June – July 2021)

Online Issues

For increased search functionality or to sign up for Table of Contents alerts for IFLA Journal please access the Journal at SAGE Publications.

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2021 – Volume 47

2020 – Volume 46

2019 – Volume 45

2018 – Volume 44

2017 – Volume 43

2016 – Volume 42

2015 – Volume 41

2014 – Volume 40

2013 – Volume 39

2012 – Volume 38

2011 – Volume 37

2010 – Volume 36

2009 – Volume 35

2008 – Volume 34

2007 – Volume 33

2006 – Volume 32

2005 – Volume 31

2004 – Volume 30

2003 – Volume 29

Index 1994-2004

Alphabetical English/Russian index of authors with articles title published in IFLA Journal, from vol. 20 (1994), No. 2 to vol. 30 (2004), No. 4.

Changes to the IFLA Journal as of Vol. 29, no. 1 (March 2003)

1993-2002

Older issues can only be found through the old archive.