JLIS is a semi-annual scholarly journal published in June and December by the Department of Library & Information Science of the National Taiwan University. JLIS welcomes unsolicited submission of manuscripts in library and information science, bibliography, documentation, archival studies, educational technologies and other related fields from all parts of the world. JLIS is sponsored by the National Taiwan University and the National Science and Technology Council. JLIS currently does not charge publication fees from authors. Authors receive two complimentary copies of the issue in which their works are printed. Contact us for more information.
JLIS is a peer-reviewed open access journal. All manuscripts submitted to the JLIS will undergo a double-blind review. Each manuscript will be assigned to at least two reviewers to maintain quality and fairness. After reviews are completed, the editor will notify the author of the decision: accept, accept with minor revisions, major revisions required, or reject. The authors may be asked to provide an English editing certificate. All content published in JLIS is publicly accessible via the journal's Web site and in National Taiwan University Journal Database.
All invited and unsolicited manuscripts must be original works written in English or Mandarin Chinese. The text length limit is 10,000 words for English manuscripts and 20,000 words for Chinese manuscripts. Please include the following information in the manuscript: title, author name, job title, affiliation, email, abstract (300 words), and keywords (no more than five). Manuscripts written in Chinese must provide the aforementioned information in both Chinese and English.
All manuscripts must conform to the seventh edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
Authors are required to obtain copyright clearance for any copyrighted material used in their manuscripts. JLIS resumes no responsibility for authors’ use of copyrighted materials in their manuscripts.
JLIS adopts the CC BY-NC-ND under Creative Commons Attributions 4.0 International as open access attribution.
All authors publishing with JLIS must authorize JLIS to do the following:
The authors have the rights to re-publish the papers in other publications and to use the papers for Internet self-archiving. Upon republication, the authors should acknowledge the original publication of the works in JLIS.