Library and information science journals

books for keeps


American Libraries The magazine of the American Library Association. News, features, columns and blogs from across the library spectrum. @amlibraries

Australian Author The Australian Society of Authors, the professional association for Australia’s literary creators, was formed in 1963 to promote and protect the rights of Australia’s authors and illustrators. @asauthors

Australian Book Review Australia’s oldest and premier literary review publishing reviews, essays, commentaries and creative writing. For use in the Library only. @AustBookReview

Australian Library Journal Internationally recognised journal that showcases the best of Australian library and information research and practice.

Australian Academic and Research Libraries Quarterly journal devoted to all aspects of librarianship in university and college libraries, including the Technical and Further Education sector, and in research libraries of all types.

Australian Personal Computer is the online reader community of APC Magazine, one of the world’s longest published personal computing titles, continually published since May 1980

Booklist Book-review magazine published by the American Library Association for more than 100 years. Offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help library patrons and students decide what to read, view, or listen to.

Books for Keeps UK’s leading, independent children’s book magazine. Reviewing hundreds of new children’s books and publishing articles on every aspect of writing for children. Over 12,500 reviews and more than 2,000 articles including interviews with the top children’s authors and illustrators.

Books + Publishing Bookseller+Publisher is now known as Books+Publishing.Books+Publishing is Australasia’s number one source of news about the book industry.

Good Book Guide “to keep you regularly informed of the most outstanding new books and to make it easy for you to obtain these books quickly and efficiently no matter where you live.”

Good Reading Online Australian resource with easy-to-read independent book reviews, Australian and international articles, author profiles, stories on writers’ houses, bookshops, short stories, book trivia and more.

Horn Book Magazine  j Publications about books for children and young adults. Includes several blogs and loads of news, reviews and other content.  @HornBooks

Information Management Journal   High quality papers that address contemporary issues for all those involved in information management and which make a contribution to advancing information management theory and practice.

Information Processing & Management Basic and applied research in information science, computer science, cognitive science and related areas.

Information Technology & Libraries publishes material related to all aspects of information technology in all types of libraries.

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Association for information professionals, ASIS&T brings together diverse streams of knowledge, focusing what might be disparate approaches into novel solutions to common problems

Journal of Education for Library and Information Science JELIS seeks to support scholarly inquiry in library and information science education (LIS) through the publication of research articles, reviews, and brief communications about issues of interest to LIS educators.

Journal of Web Librarianship Focuses on all aspects of librarianship as practiced on the World Wide Web and mobile devices, including both existing and emerging roles and activities of information professionals.

Library Journal  A trusted and respected publication for the library community. LJ provides groundbreaking features and analytical news reports covering technology, management, policy and other professional concerns to public, academic and institutional libraries. @LibraryJournal

Library Leadership & Management  The mission is to encourage and nurture current and future library leaders, and to develop and promote outstanding leadership and management practices.

Library Resources & Technical Services Journal of the Association for Library Collections Technical Services. LRTS is about collections, scholarly communication, preservation, acquisitions, continuing resources & catalouging.

Magpies (j) Reviews of new children’s and young adult books for people involved in children’s literature – parents, librarians, teachers, students and academics. Author iinterviews and information on awards and in children’s literature.

National Library of Australia News Informing the Australian community about the National library of Australia’s collections and services, and its role as the information resource for the nation.

Public Libraries Issues and topics that matter to public libraries and public librarianship. Unique content and allowing online interaction, comments and social media sharing. Daily updates, op-ed pieces, e-book reviews, author interviews, and more.

Publishers Weekly Targeted at publishers, booksellers, librarians, literary agents, authors and the media. Feature articles and news on all aspects of the book business, bestsellers lists in a number of categories, industry statistics & pre-publication book reviews.

Reading Time (j) The CBCA continues to celebrate Australian children’s literature and its creators, and seeks to engage the community with literature for young Australians

Reference & User Services Quarterly Stimulating and supporting excellence in the delivery of general library services and materials, and the provision of reference and information services, collection development, readers’ advisory, and resource sharing for all ages, in every type of library.

School Library Journal Giving librarians up-to-date information needed to integrate libraries into the school curriculum, become leaders in the areas of technology, reading, and information literacy, and create high-quality collections for children and young adults.

Teacher Librarian Reviews of education and library-related professional materials, strategies to  manage library resources, information technology, new books for children and young adults, non-fiction, videos, and computer software, internet resources grouped by theme.

Times Literary Supplement The TLS is the only literary journal to offer comprehensive coverage not just of the latest and most important publications, in every subject, in several languages – but also current theatre, opera, exhibitions and film.

Viewpoint: On Books For Young Adults (j) provides a forum for the critical discussion of young adult literature and its reception. Australian, New Zealand and international fiction, picture books and non-fiction, as well as adult material likely to appeal to young adults.

Voice Of Youth Advocates (VOYA) (j) The leading library journal dedicated to the needs of young adult librarians, the advocacy of young adults, and the promotion of young adult literature and reading.


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