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This highly regarded journal, with its long and distinguished history, provides a forum for the dissemination of scholarly articles, research reports and critical reviews in the information sciences. It provides a link between research and scholarship and reflective professional practice so that all are informed and enhanced. The journal regularly achieves the highest citation ratings in ISI for comparable titles.
The Journal of Documentation has the unique perspective of focusing on theories, concepts, models, frameworks, and philosophies in the information sciences. The Journal also publishes research reports, where these have wide significance, and articles on the methodology of research, information history, the information disciplines - including educational issues, curricula and links with other disciplines - and relations between academic study and professional practical. Critical and scholarly reviews are welcome, as are reviews of the evidence base for professional practice.
The scope of the Journal of Documentation is broadly information sciences, encompassing all of the academic and professional disciplines which deal with recorded information. These include, but are certainly not limited to:
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