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The Electronic Library

The Electronic Library

Digital information organization and use

ISSN: 0264-0473

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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2016 Impact Factor: 0.484*
5-year Impact Factor (2016): 0.607*

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CiteScore 2016: 1.11
CiteScoreTracker 2017: 0.95 (Updated Monthly)

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Aims & Scope

The Electronic Library (TEL) publishes digital information research. It is particularly interested in information organization for knowledge creation, discovery, access, and sharing. Information behaviour research in this context, is also welcomed.  All types of digital objects are included, for example data, records, documents, and files. 

The journal welcomes submissions on:

  • Personal digital archiving
  • Digital ‘life’
  • The cultural record
  • Scholarly communication
  • Social media interaction and analysis
  • Health communication
  • Geographical information
  • Big data
  • Security and governance
  • Language and lexicons
  • Classification and coding

This journal is abstracted and indexed by:

  • ACPHIS (B);
  • BFI (Denmark)
  • Scopus;
  • Computer Science Index;
  • CORE Rankings;
  • Current Abstracts;
  • Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences;
  • dblp computer science bibliography;
  • Education Full Text;
  • Education Research Complete;
  • The Informed Librarian;
  • Information Management & Technology Abstracts;
  • Information Science & Technology Abstracts;
  • INSPEC (Electrical & Electronics Abstracts);
  • Internet and Personal Computing Abstracts;
  • ISI Social Sciences Edition;
  • Library and 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;

This journal is ranked by:

Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Report, Scopus; The Publication Forum (Finland)

The Electronic Library is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Library Studies eJournals Collection. For more information, please email collections@emeraldinsight.com or visit the Emerald Library Studies eJournals Collection page.

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* 2016 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)

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