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  1. 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 is pleased to receive submission of manuscripts in library and information science, bibliography, documentation, archival studies, educational technologies and other related fields from all parts of the world.

  2. JLIS is a peer-reviewed open access journal. All content published in JLIS is publicly accessible via the journal’s Web site or National Taiwan University Journal Database

  3. Invited and unsolicited manuscripts must be original works written in English or Mandarin Chinese. The text length limit is 20,000 words for Chinese manuscripts and 10,000 words for English 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.

  4. All manuscripts must conform to the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

  5. 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.

  6. Acceptance of manuscripts by JLIS clearly indicates the transfer of copyright ownership from the authors to JLIS. The authors, however, retain the rights to re-publish the papers in other publications and to use the papers for Internet self-archiving. Upon republication, the authors should fully acknowledge the original publication of the works in JLIS.

  7. By transferring the copyright to JLIS, the authors agree that the JLIS can:

    • publish the manuscript in the journal and its derivative publications;

    • reproduce and distribute the manuscript in printed, electronic, or other medium;

    • provide access to the manuscript in its electronic databases via Internet and other forms of transmission and authorize other database service providers to provide access.

  8. JLIS adopts the CC BY-NC-ND under Creative Commons Attributions 4.0 International as open access attribution.

  9. Authors receive two complimentary copies of the issue in which their works are printed.

  10. The publishing of JLIS is sponsored by the National Taiwan University.
    JLIS does not charge publication fees from authors.

  11. JLIS accepts manuscript submissions through the OJS online submission system. Manuscripts should be prepared in Microsoft Word format or another compatible and editable text format (no PDFs). All correspondence regarding manuscript submissions should be directed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  12. If you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact us. Dept. of Library & Information Science, National Taiwan University 
    Telephone: 886-2-3366-2955(Taiwan Time Zone: GMT + 8) 
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