Journal of Information Science
Publisher: SAGE Publications in association with the Chartered Institute of
Library and Information Professionals
The Journal of Information Science is an international journal of high
repute covering topics of interest to all those researching and working in
the sciences of information and knowledge management. The Editors welcome
material on any aspect of information science theory, policy, application or
practice that will advance thinking in the field.
Information Science is a broad based discipline which has a potential impact
in almost every sphere of human activity in the emerging information age.
There have been significant advances in information technology and
information processing techniques over recent years and the pace of
innovation shows no sign of slowing. However, the application of these
technologies is often sub-optimal because theoretical understanding lags
The Journal seeks to achieve a better understanding of the principles that
underpin the effective creation, organization, storage, communication and
utilization of information and knowledge resources. It seeks to understand
how policy and practice in the area can be built on sound theoretical or
heuristic foundations to achieve a greater impact on the world economy.
Articles written from a theoretical or applied perspective are welcomed.
However, theoretical articles should consider the possible application of
the proposed theory in other fields of research, commerce, education or
Conversely, articles focusing on applied information science topics should
seek to highlight the underlying theoretical principles and show how their
application has been novel or lead to unusual or exemplary results.
Content available by subscription.
Abstracts available online. Articles available in PDF format.
Current Issue: April 1 2005, Volume 31, No. 2
Date: 14 March 2005