Advances in Librarianship

The Advances in Librarianship Series seeks to publish in-depth chapters in all areas of library and information science and in all types of settings in which information is developed, accessed, preserved, and delivered.

It aims to provide critical analyses of issues which are current and timely in a rapidly changing information world. Content is developed based on viewpoints, in-depth literature reviews, current research and critical analyses of issues, with the aim of producing solutions to current problems in libraries and related fields including the information industry, education of information professionals, management, and operations of all types of libraries. The publication strives to present solutions that can be applied and can make improvements in the field.


The Advances in Librarianship book series covers current research and professional issues in the field, including libraries, the information industry, education and development of library and information professionals.

All aspects of library and information sciences are covered including reviews, updates of previous theories, along with ground breaking developments in libraries and information science and related enterprises.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Archives and special collection
  • Community analytics and big data
  • Digital curation and collections
  • Digital libraries
  • Government information
  • Human rights and social justice
  • Information access and behavior
  • Information policy and law
  • Information science
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship Library and Information Science education
  • Publishing and related information industries
  • Records management and big records
  • Services for targeted populations
  • Services for underserved populations

Download the latest call for proposals here

To submit a proposal to this series, please contact the series editor via email:

Paul T. Jaeger
University of Maryland, USA

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