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Information Discovery and Delivery

Information Discovery and Delivery

ISSN: 2398-6247

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
Full text online
Content: Table of Contents  
Information: Journal information  |  Editorial Team  |  Author Guidelines
Other: Journal News (inc. calls for papers)  |  Recommend this journal

2018 Impact Factor: 0.563*
5-year Impact Factor (2018): 7.462*

CiteScore 2020: 2.2
CiteScoreTracker 2021: 2.3 (Updated Monthly)

Journal history

Previously published as BLL Review and then Interlending Review and then Interlending & Document Supply
Follow the Table of Contents link above for previous content.

Aims & Scope

Information Discovery and Delivery covers information discovery and access for digital information researchers. This includes educators, knowledge professionals in education and cultural organisations, knowledge managers in media, health care and government, as well as librarians.  

The journal publishes research and practice which explores the digital information supply chain ie transport, flows, tracking, exchange and sharing, including within and between libraries. It is also interested in digital information capture, packaging and storage by ‘collectors’ of all kinds.

Information is widely defined, including but not limited to: 

  • Records
  • Documents
  • Learning objects
  • Visual and sound files
  • Data and metadata and 
  • User-generated content.

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Information Discovery and Delivery is indexed and abstracted in: 

  • Current Contents:Social & Behavioural Sciences; 
  • Education Full Text; 
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Information Science & Technology Abstracts; 
  • The Informed Librarian; 
  • INSPEC (Electrical and Electronics Abstracts); 
  • Library and Information Science Abstracts;
  • Library Literature and Information Science; 
  • Library Literature and Information Science Full Text; 
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega; 
  • OmniFile Full Text Select;  
  • zetoc

This Journal is ranked by:

The Publication Forum (Finland); Scopus; CORE Rankings; BFI (Denmark) - listed under Interlending & Document Supply


Information Discovery and Delivery is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Library Studies eJournals Collection. For more information, please email or visit the Emerald Library Studies eJournals Collection page.

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* 2018 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2019)