The Kerala Library Association (KLA) is launching a scholarly journal titled “KLA Journal of Information Science and Technology (KJIST)”. This decision was officially announced by Dr. K. P. Vijayakumar, President, KLA at the 45th Annual General Body meeting of the Kerala Library Association held at Thiruvananthapuram on 31-July-2016.
KLA Journal of Information Science and Technology (KJIST) will be published twice every year (January and July). KJIST will be brought out in print (subscription) and online (open access) formats. The journal will include original papers, short communications, policy commentaries, book reviews and letters pertaining to library science, information science and related fields. The papers included in KJIST will focus on aspects of exploring, applying, and evaluating new theories and ideas to develop and modernize all categories of libraries and enhance library services. KJIST is meant for library professionals, documentation and information professionals, researchers, students and others interested in the library and information science field. The first issue of KJIST will be released in January 2017.
The KLA has constituted an Editorial Board to manage the journal. Dr. K. P. Vijayakumar is the Editor-in-Chief of KJIST. Dr. M. Lalitha, Dr. Mohammed Haneefa, Mr. V. Sriram, Dr. K. G. Sudhier, and Dr. P. K. Suresh Kumar are the Editors.
M/s. L2C2 Technologies led by Shri Indranil Das Gupta has developed the website of the KJIST using Open Journal System (OJS). The URL is http://www.kjist.in
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