Aims & Scope

The Student Research Journal (SRJ) welcomes submissions by graduate students of research manuscripts, academic book reviews, and evidence summaries covering theory, policy, application, or practice which advance intellectual inquiry in the field of library and information science.

Research manuscripts should investigate an original idea, set of ideas, or circumstance, and may be empirical, critical, or theoretical in nature.

Book Reviews should address scholarly works published within the last three years that represent current research in LIS, archival studies, or records management. Reviews should identify the core question of the work, summarize the answer posited by the author, and contextualize the work within current academic research or practice.

Evidence Summaries should follow the specific format as identified by the ET via EBLIP, and concisely discuss a current piece of research. This format can be found on the Format and Content page

See the Format and Content page for more detailed criteria and instructions for preparing a manuscript for submission.