Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Communications in Information Literacy (CIL) is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to advancing research, theory, and practice in the area of information literacy in higher education. CIL is an independent, professional, and open access publication. The editors of CIL are committed to the exploration and investigation of the various models of information literacy throughout the world, and they are faithful to unpolluted principles of open access for academic research.

CIL uses the Open Journal Systems journal management and publishing system.

 

Section Policies

Editorials

As of 2018, CIL has relocated all journal operations to its new partner institution, Portland State University Libraries, and to the PDXScholar platform. The new URL for the journal is http://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/comminfolit/. Please change any bookmarks accordingly. Potential authors should also use this link to submit articles.

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Research Articles

As of 2018, CIL has relocated all journal operations to its new partner institution, Portland State University Libraries, and to the PDXScholar platform. The new URL for the journal is http://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/comminfolit/. Please change any bookmarks accordingly. Potential authors should also use this link to submit articles.

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Innovative Practices

As of 2018, CIL has relocated all journal operations to its new partner institution, Portland State University Libraries, and to the PDXScholar platform. The new URL for the journal is http://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/comminfolit/. Please change any bookmarks accordingly. Potential authors should also use this link to submit articles.

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Perspectives

As of 2018, CIL has relocated all journal operations to its new partner institution, Portland State University Libraries, and to the PDXScholar platform. The new URL for the journal is http://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/comminfolit/. Please change any bookmarks accordingly. Potential authors should also use this link to submit articles.

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Book Reviews

As of 2018, CIL has relocated all journal operations to its new partner institution, Portland State University Libraries, and to the PDXScholar platform. The new URL for the journal is http://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/comminfolit/. Please change any bookmarks accordingly. Potential authors should also use this link to submit articles.

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Peer Review Process

CIL uses double-blind peer review for article submissions. Editorials, perspectives papers, and book reviews are subject to the appraisal of those section editors.

 

Publication Frequency

CIL is published a minimum of two times per year. Some articles may be released in advance of an issue's publication, but all articles are assigned an individual volume and issue number.

 

Open Access Policy

CIL provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

CIL users have the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of any and all of its published materials.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Indexing and Availability

This journal is currently indexed by several major bibliographic services, including:

* Directory of Open Access Journals
* EBSCO (Library Literature and Information Science; Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts)
* Elsevier Science (SCOPUS)
* Google Scholar
* Proquest (Library and Information Science Abstracts)
* ERIC
* Thomson Reuters (Emerging Sources Citation Index)

Additionally, the journal is cataloged by the following services and directories:

* OCLC: WorldCat
* Public Knowledge Project
* Ulrich's Periodicals Directory
* Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Educational Technology and Library Science

 

Minutes

As meetings of the Editorial Board occur, minutes will be taken and linked from this section.

 

Statistics on Article Views

Article view statistics are available for CIL authors. Instructions:

1. Login with your CIL credentials
2. Click on User Home link
3. Click on Author link
4. Click on Archive link

For other queries concerning article view statistics, contact the editors: editors@comminfolit.org

 

Information Literacy Sites of Interest



ISSN: 1933-5954