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About the journal of Library and Information Sciences (LIS)

Library and Information Sciences (also known as Iranian Journal of Library and Information Science) is a peer-reviewed international journal published by the Central Library of Astan Quds Razavi. Library and Information Sciences, a cross-disciplinary and refereed journal, focuses on the research process in library and information science as well as research findings and, where applicable, their practical applications and significance. The target audience of the journal includes librarians, information scientists, specialists, managers, and educators. The journal aims at publishing the research papers with the most recent issues and developments in the field. All papers are subject to a double-blind reviewing process. This journal is known as "Kitābdārī va iṭṭilāʻrasānī" in persian language.

The submitted papers will be published after a special review as well as the approval of the editorial board. The journal of Library and Information Sciences (LIS) was established by the Central Library of Astan Quds Razavi in1998. The honorable professors and researchers are highly appreciated if they visit this site, register, submit and set up their papers based on the author guidelines. Therefore, visiting in person or calling the journal office are not recommended, so all connections with authors and reviewers are done through the website.

E-mail:  lis@aqr.ir



Bibliographic Information


Library and Information Sciences (LIS)

Persian title: Kitābdārī va iṭṭilāʻrasānī


Print:    1680-9637

Online: 2676-5977


Library science--Periodicals

Information science--Periodicals

Library Science

Information Science



Abstracts in English.

Chiefly in Persian, some in English.

Start Year

1998 - Vol. 1, No. 1 -




Professor Saeed Rezaei Sharifabadi

Place of Publication



Central Library of Astan Quds Razavi





LC No.








Type of Access

Open Access (OA)

OA policies: SHERPA/RoMEO

Type of License


Plagiarism Detection Software

Manuscripts submitted to the journal of Library and Information Sciences will be screened for plagiarism using Similarity Check / iThenticate plagiarism detection tools. The Journal will immediately reject manuscripts leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking before submitting their manuscript to the journal.

Type of Publication (Processing Charges and Publication Charges)

Open Access

Revenue Sources

Institutional support, Donations

Type of Material

Serial (Periodical)


It is an open-access peer-reviewed journal in Persian (including English abstracts and references) devoted to the field of the Library and Information Science and serves as a forum for discussion and experimentation.

It serves as a forum for new research in information dissemination and communication processes in general, and in the context of the Library and Information Sciences in particular.

Copyright owner / Copyright holder

Authors retain copyright to their work without restrictions.  The author has full control over the work (e.g. retains the right to reuse, distribute, republish etc.).

Open Access Statement

This journal is a fully open-access journal, which means that all articles are available on the Internet to all users immediately upon publication. Non-commercial and commercial use and distribution in any medium is permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited.

Benefits of open access for authors, include:

- Authors retain copyright to their work.

- Free access for all users worldwide.

- Increased visibility and readership.

- No spatial constraints.

- Rapid publication.


Salient Features of the Journal:

- All Authors will get a soft copy of the certificate, letter of acceptance, reviewer evaluation grading

- All the accepted papers will be open accessible with full PDF download.

- Author will get their acceptance/rejection notification within 2-3 months of submitting the paper.

- Fully archived journal

- High Impact Factor journal

- High visibility & indexing

- Open-access journal

- Peer-reviewed journal

- Rapid/fast track publication

- Reputed editorial board

- Response will be given within 24 hours.

- Strict plagiarism policy.