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Information Development

2013 Impact Factor: 0.440
2013 Ranking: 57/84 in Information Science & Library Science
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

Information Development Index Volumes 1-20

A Unique Resource for Information Transfer in the Developing World and Beyond

Information Development is a peer-reviewed journal that provides authoritative coverage of current developments in the provision, management and use of information throughout the world, with particular emphasis on the information needs and problems of developing countries. It deals with both the development of information systems, services and skills, and the role of information in personal and national development. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Complete Coverage of the Field

Information Development covers all the major aspects of information transfer, including:

  • generation of information - including authorship, copyrights and primary communications
  • production of information media - including publishing, printing and production of audio-visual media
  • distribution of information - including book-selling and telecommunications
  • bibliographic control and service - including bibliographical databases and online services
  • libraries, information services, archives and records
  • use of information - including literacy, reading and user studies
  • education and training of information specialists and users

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Frequency: 5 Times/Year eISSN: 1741-6469 ISSN: 0266-6669
Months of Distribution: January , February , June , September , November Current Volume: 31 Current Issue: 1
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