Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The PJIM&L is a double-blind refereed scholarly journal. It is committed to publish original research articles, scholarly critiques, and conceptual contributions to the areas of Information Management, Information Science and Librarianship.

Ideas and views expressed in papers published in the PJIM&L is the sole responsibility of authors. It does not necessarily reflect opinion/policy of the Institute or Editorial Board.

 

Section Policies

Editorial

Editors
  • Kanwal Ameen, University of the Punjab
  • Syeda Batool, University of the Punjab, Lahore
  • Muhammad Rafiq, University of the Punjab, Lahore
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Articles

Editors
  • Kanwal Ameen, University of the Punjab
  • Syeda Batool, University of the Punjab, Lahore
  • Muhammad Rafiq, University of the Punjab, Lahore
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Invited Papers

Editors
  • Muhammad Rafiq, University of the Punjab, Lahore
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Urdu Section

Editors
  • Muhammad Rafiq, University of the Punjab, Lahore
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Miscellaneous

Editors
  • Syeda Batool, University of the Punjab, Lahore
  • Muhammad Rafiq, University of the Punjab, Lahore
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Peer Review Process

After plagiarism check with Turnitin and a preliminary editorial review, articles are sent to two/three referees for double blind review. Authors are informed about comments of the referees for revising the article accordingly, if required. The review process may take two to three months.

 

Publication Frequency

Annual

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Abstracting & Indexing

Pakistan Journal of Information Management & Libraries (PJIM&L) is abstracted and indexed in:
SCOPUS
Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA)
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
ProQuest
Ulrich's Periodicals Directory
Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
E-prints in Library and Information Science (E-LIS)
International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Scholarly
Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences (IBR)
International Bibliography of Periodical Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences (IBZ)
ISC (Islamic World Science Citation Center)



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