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The Journal of Academic Librarianship, an international and refereed journal, publishes articles that focus on problems and issues germane to college and university libraries. JAL provides a forum for authors to present research findings and their practical applications and significance; analyze …


Article publishing charge
for open access

6 days
Time to first decision
55 days
Review time
67 days
Submission to acceptance


Melissa Chomintra
May 2024
Amalia Monroe-Gulick, ... Sara E. Morris
May 2024View PDF
Duane E. Wilson, ... Isabella Beals
May 2024
Mollie Peuler
May 2024
Susan Gardner Archambault, ... Sheree Fu
May 2024
Evan Fruehauf, ... LeEtta Schmidt
May 2024
Karleigh Riesen, ... Alex Boucher
March 2024
Ifeanyi J. Ezema, Jacintha U. Eze
March 2024

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Calls for papers

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Academic Libraries

Guest editors: Prof. Lauren Geiger; Prof. Carrie Mastley - Submission deadline: 1 April 2024
The Journal of Academic Librarianship is gathering manuscripts for a special virtual issue highlighting library and information science research about equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives, practices, or programs at college and university …

Academic Libraries Transforming Higher Education in Africa

Guest editors: Dr. Theresa Adu
This special virtual issue will highlight research within African college and university libraries. Specifically, manuscripts that report on academic libraries’ roles in transforming university education in Africa will be accepted.
Submission deadline: 30 April 2024

Special issues and article collections

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Special Issue on Open Access

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