DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology

pISSN: 0974-0643 eISSN: 0976-4658

DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology (DJLIT) is a peer-reviewed, open access, bi-monthly journal that publishes original research and review papers related to IT applied to library activities, services, and products. The papers included focus on aspects of exploring, applying, and evaluating new theories and technologies to create better automated libraries and enhanced library services using IT. Topics covered include automation, digitisation, user interfaces, networks, hardware and software development, and technology. It is meant for librarians, documentation and information professionals, researchers, students and others interested in the field. The readers get user experience on the application of IT in libraries and information centres, and the analysis of underlying trends and their potential effects. 

 It was formerly known as 'DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology (DBIT)'. The Journal invites original research and review papers related to information technology as applied to library activities, services and products.

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SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) :0.2
SCImago H-Index : 2
SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Publication) 2014 : 0.332
IPP (Impact per publication) 2014 : 0.16

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Call for Papers-- Special Issue on 'Library and Information Science Education'


Calls for Papers

Special Issue on ‘Library and Information Science Education
Guest Editor: Dr A.P. Singh, Associate Professor, DLIS, BHU, Varanasi, UP
Scheduled Date of Publication: January 2017

Posted: 2016-07-15 More...

May 2016 Special Issue Published

The May 2016 Issue, Vol 36(3), of DJLIT on 'Marketing and Public Relations in Libraries' under the guest editorship of Dr P.K. Jain, Librarian, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, has been published. The Editorial Committee requests you to give your feedback regarding the quality of contents.  
Posted: 2016-05-02 More...

Full Text in html and e-pub format

All the papers published since January 2015 in DJLIT are now available in html and epub format for our readers.  
Posted: 2016-04-02 More...
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Vol 36, No 4 (2016)

Table of Contents


N. K. Dash, P. Padhi
Shri Ram, Nitin Paliwal
Anirban Chakrabarty, Sudipta Roy
M. Madhusudhan
Mercy Ariomerebi Iroaganachi
Ashok Kumar, Ritu Gupta, B.M. Gupta
Manoj Kumar Verma, Ksh Krishna Devi
Chidi Deborah Segun-Adeniran, Oyeronke Adebayo, Victoria O. Itsekor, Happiness C. Michael-Onuoha
Jessy A., Mahabaleshwara Rao, Shivananda Bhat