LIBRES is an international refereed e-journal devoted to research and scholarly articles in Library and Information Science/Service (LIS). It has a particular focus on research in emerging areas of LIS, synthesis of LIS research areas, and on novel perspectives and conceptions that advance theory and practice.

LIBRES is published twice a year in June and in December.

LIBRES publishes the following types of papers:

  • research paper reporting a completed study that advances the field or profession
  • synthesis paper that surveys an area of LIS to synthesize a new or better understanding
  • opinion/perspectives paper that explores a new conception of an aspect of LIS in a scholarly way

All papers are blind reviewed by at least 2 referees.


LIBRES is published jointly by:

  • Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • NTU Libraries
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

The journal was previously published by: Department of Information Studies, Curtin University
Perth, Western Australia


LIBRES is indexed by ISA, LISA, EBSCO, Scopus and Cabells.