The Journal of Academic Librarianship is a peer-reviewed academic journal that covers all topics dealing with academic libraries. The journal publishes book reviews, analytical articles, and bibliographic essays. It was established in 1975 and is published by Elsevier. The title is included in Magazines for Libraries.[1]


The Journal of Academic Librarianship was first published in March 1975 and has been a bimonthly publication ever since. It was initially edited by Richard M. Dougherty and William H. Webb. The current editor-in-chief is Elizabeth Blakesley (Washington State University).

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 1.287.[2]


  1. ^ Bill Katz and Linda Sternberg Katz.Magazines for Libraries 20th ed. NY: Bowker, p.525, 2011. ISBN 9781600306334
  2. ^ "Journal Citation Reports". Clarivate Analytics. Retrieved 2018-03-06. 

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