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Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication

Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication

ISSN: 2514-9342

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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Journal history

Previously published as Library Review
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Scopus logo. Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication is indexed in Scopus.

This journal received a 2017 CiteScore of 0.94, under its former name Library Review. The 2017 CiteScore is calculated using articles published between 2014 and 2016. Click here for more details. The Journal will receive its first CiteScore as Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication for 2018 (NB this will be calculated in 2019)

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Editorial Objective

Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication is an inter- and cross- disciplinary double-blind peer reviewed journal.  It publishes contemporary research and practice which explores the way that people and organisations interact in the digital information environment.  

Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication is concerned with innovation and developments in digital information, as they relate to global knowledge, communication and world memory.  It covers the creation, management, dissemination and use of the full range of information objects.

Submissions are welcomed on the following major themes:

Global Knowledge and Communication:

  • Social interaction, networking, social media and space
  • Free/open access to information: legal, technical,  social and managerial issues
  • Information and knowledge as agents of and for social, political, cultural and organisational change
  • Connecting the individual: personalised and meta-services
  • Sociological and philosophical aspects of information and knowledge, including service provision

World Memory: Text, Sound, Vision and Artefacts:

  • Information creation, ‘collection’ and curation
  • Information seeking, discovery and use
  • Sustainable preservation, including environmental, social, technical and legal issues
  • Sharing and facilitating individual engagement with archival, cultural and literary heritage: objects and services
  • Memory institutions and organisations: role and purpose, design, delivery, evaluation and cultural issues
  • Professional collaboration – consortia, exchange and sharing.

Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication is indexed and abstracted in:

  • Bulletin des Bibliotheques de France; 
  • Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Educational Technology and Library Science; 
  • Current Index to Journals in Education; 
  • Education Full Text; 
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Information Science & Technology Abstracts; 
  • INSPEC; 
  • The Informed Librarian; 
  • Library & Information Science Abstracts; 
  • Library Literature and Information Science Full Text; 
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega; 
  • OmniFile Full Text Select; 
  • zetoc.

Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication is ranked by:

Scopus; Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List: B ranking; The Publication Forum (Finland); BFI (Denmark); ACPHIS (B); CORE Rankings


Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication 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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