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Electronic library and information systems

ISSN: 0033-0337
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Editorial objectives

Program: electronic library and information systems is a refereed journal which covers all aspects of the management and use of information technology in libraries and archives, museums and galleries, information centres, and the information industry generally. The emphasis is on the practical applications of new technologies and techniques and their costs, but reviews or emerging technologies and research and development in relevant fields are also published. The journal publishes a mix of articles, case studies, opinion pieces and book reviews.

Key benefits

A subscription to Program: electronic library and information systems includes print and online access, and enables the reader to:

  • Track the development and implementation of key initiatives in library automation, digitization and management world-wide
  • Keep pace with the latest theoretical developments and research applications and assess their practical implications
  • Compare ideas and experiences with your peers world-wide
  • Assess international case studies that reveal the benefits and pitfalls of initiatives
  • Ensure knowledge and understanding is completely up to date with in-depth articles, opinion pieces and book reviews.


  • Automation of library and information services
  • Storage and retrieval of all forms of electronic information
  • Delivery of information to end users
  • Database design and management
  • Techniques for storing and distributing information
  • Networking and communications technology
  • The Internet
  • User interface design
  • Procurement of systems
  • User training and support
  • System evaluation

Program is indexed and abstracted in:

  • CompuMath Citation Index®
  • Current Abstracts
  • Current Awareness Abstracts
  • Current Contents®/Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Emerald Management Reviews
  • Information Science and Technology Abstracts (ISTA)
  • The Informed Librarian
  • ISI Alerting Services
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  • Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition
  • Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA)
  • Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts
  • Library Literature & Information Science
  • Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Scopus
  • Social Sciences Citation Index®
  • Social Scisearch®