About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Nordic Journal of Library and Information Studies, NJLIS, is a scholarly peer reviewed open access journal, covering scientific issues and current trends in Library and Information Studies. Nordic Journal of Library and Information Studies publishes Nordic and international peer reviewed LIS articles and reviews of significant LIS literature. The editorial committee consists of representatives from LIS departments in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The role of editor rotates annually between the members of the editorial committee. The journal is published by University of Copenhagen’s online platform tidsskrift.dk.

Peer Review Processs

All submitted articles are subject to a plagiarism check.

Papers may be rejected directly by the editor if judged to be out of scope, deemed as sub-standard or not adhering to the author guidelines.

Submitted articles are subject to double-blind peer review to ensure a high level of quality. Two reviewers are assigned to each article. The editor decides on publishing after the review process and is in charge of communication with the contributor(s). 

Open Access Policy

The journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. NJLIS does not charge APCs or submission charges. Articles in NJLIS are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives License (read more).

Publication Frequency

Nordic Journal of Library and Informations Studies publishes two issues per year.

Journal History

1979–2004: The journal was named Biblioteksarbejde
2005–2011: Name change to Dansk Biblioteksforskning. 
2012–2019 : Name change to Nordisk Tidsskrift for Informationsvidenskab og Kulturformidling