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Library Management

ISSN: 0143-5124

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Editorial objective

Library Management aims to publish articles of interest and value to senior managers and academics within the library and information profession by publishing papers which have been accepted by the Editor following double-blind review by two referees.


  • strategic management
  • cultural diversity
  • information use
  • managing change
  • quality management
  • leadership
  • teamwork
  • marketing
  • outsourcing
  • automation
  • library finance
  • charging
  • performance measurement
  • data protection and copyright


As information services become more complex in nature and more technologically sophisticated, managers need to keep pace with innovations and thinking in the field to offer the most professional service with the resources they have. The journal reflects the latest research undertaken in academic, government and corporate institutions by reporting contemporary thought, whilst also exploring practical implications for those involved in teaching and practice.

Key benefits

Being aware of developments in this fast-changing field allows professionals to allocate human and financial resources effectively, use current facilities to their maximum advantage, and plan future technology acquisitions from an informed position.

Key journal audiences

  • senior management
  • academics and students
  • practising librarians and information professionals
  • library and information researchers and lecturers

Library Management is indexed and abstracted in:

  • zetoc
  • Current Awareness Abstracts
  • Emerald Management Reviews
  • Information Science & Technology Abstracts
  • The Informed Librarian
  • Library & Information Science Abstracts
  • Library Literature and Information Science
  • Scopus