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Library Management

Library Management

ISSN: 0143-5124

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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Citation Index

CiteScore 2020: 1.5
CiteScoreTracker 2021: 1.4 (Updated Monthly)

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Incorporates Librarian Career Development
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Aims & Scope

Library Management (LM) publishes articles of interest to senior library managers and academics, using a double-blind peer review process. LM reflects the latest research undertaken in academic, government and corporate institutions by reporting contemporary thought, whilst also exploring practical implications for those involved in teaching and practice.

The journal welcomes submissions on:

  • Strategic management
  • Cultural diversity
  • Information use
  • Quality and change management
  • Management issues
  • Marketing
  • Outsourcing
  • Automation
  • Library finance
  • Charging
  • Performance measurement
  • Data protection and copyright

The audience of the journal includes academics, students, practising librarians, information professionals, senior managers and library and information researchers and lecturers. Subscribers receive an annual Chinese supplement to the journal.


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  • Academic Search Alumni Edition;
  • Academic Search Complete;
  • Academic Search Premier;
  • Current Abstracts;
  • Education Full Text; 
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index;
  • Information Management & Technology Abstracts;
  • Information Science & Technology Abstracts;
  • Library & Information Science Abstracts;
  • Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts;
  • Library Literature and Information Science;
  • Library Literature and Information Science Full Text;
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega;
  • OmniFile Full Text Select;
  • The Informed Librarian;
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This journal is ranked by:

Scopus; The Publication Forum (Finland); BFI (Denmark); CORE Rankings

Library Management 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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