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About This Journal

A Scholarly Publication for Graduate Student Authors

SLIS Student Research Journal (SRJ) is a double-blind peer reviewed, open access journal based at the School of Information at San José State University. The SRJ was established in 2010 out of a desire to better establish a research community at the School of Information (formerly SLIS). The Journal is developed and led by current graduate students at the School of Information and advised by Dr. Anthony Bernier and the Editorial Advisory Board. The editorial team is comprised of current iSchool students, but authors may be graduate students at any institution in North America or internationally.

As a scholarly journal, the SRJ publishes manuscripts which are research-oriented and follow the conventions of scholarly discourse. The LIS Publications Wiki offers listings of avenues for publication which graduate students may pursue, and contextualizes scholarly journals within the publication landscape.

Publishing in the SRJ

SRJ solicits original manuscripts and reviews from graduate students in library, archives, and information science. For further information regarding submissions, read our Journal Policies and review the Journal’s Style Guide for authors.

SRJ is published biannually. View the journal’s archives

Joining the Editorial Team

The SRJ Editorial Team recruits Content Editors, Copy Editors, and for the positions of Managing Editor and Editor-in-Chief. Editorial Team members must be currently enrolled graduate students at the School of Information at SJSU. View the journal’s current Editorial Team.

Vacancies are shared through the iSchool’s listserv for students. Please contact the Editor-in-Chief to request an application package or for enquires: sjsu.slis.srj@gmail.com.