Online Information Review Information

Online Information Review

The international journal of digital information research and use

ISSN: 1468-4527
Ranked by Thomson Reuters (ISI)
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Previously published as Online Review and then Online and CD-ROM Review
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Unique attributes

Online Information Review is a refereed journal devoted to the broad field of online information in the academic, corporate, scientific and commercial contexts. It addresses issues related to online sources, systems and services, with a primary focus on online and digital information creation, storage, retrieval and applications. Coverage is intentionally international, with contributions from both developed and developing countries.

Key benefits

  • First-class research on a variety of key topics including digital information retrieval and online applications in a variety of contexts
  • Leading scholarly papers on the development and design of information retrieval software
  • Key predictions from leading contributors on future developments, changes and challenges
  • Authoritative coverage on the current use, analysis, and management of information
  • A guide to the professional literature and occasional research notes.

Key journal audiences

  • Senior management
  • Practicing information professionals
  • Information researchers and lecturers
  • Academics and students


  • Getting the best out of search engines
  • Key developments in the field of metadata
  • Difference between web databases and their capabilities and limitations
  • New approaches to search engine design on the web
  • Rating and choosing search engines
  • The changing role of the information professional and end-user due to web search services
  • The role of intelligent agents in web information.
  • Web use and content in various contexts, including e-commerce

Online Information Review is indexed and abstracted in:

  • zetoc
  • Cabell’s
  • CompuMath Citation Index
  • Computer Science Index
  • Current Contents/Social and Behavioural Sciences
  • Information Science & Technology Abstracts
  • INSPEC (Electrical & Electronics Abstracts)
  • ISI Alerting Service
  • Library and Information Science Abstracts
  • Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts
  • Library Literature and Information Science
  • Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  • Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition
  • Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Science Citation Index
  • Scopus
  • Social SciSearch
  • Compendex
  • Paperchen (CPX)