Annals of Library and Information Studies (ALIS)

Annals of Library and Information Studies is the leading and the oldest English language quarterly LIS journal from India that publishes original papers, survey reports, reviews, short communications, and letters pertaining to library and information science.

In the year 1954, erstwhile INSDOC launched Annals of Library Science as its first publication and Dr. S R Ranganathan was its first Editor.  The journal’s title was expanded to Annals of Library Science and Documentation in 1964 and again renamed in 2001 as Annals of Library and Information Studies. Into its 69th volume in 2022, Annals of Library and Information Studies is the oldest English language LIS Indian journal.

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Vol 70, No 1 (2023): Annals of Library and Information Studies

Table of Contents


A study of ‘calf-path’ in file naming in institutional repositories in India PDF
Jabeen, Husna ; Harinarayana, N S 1-9
Collaborative authorship patterns in computer science publications PDF
Kumari, Priti ; Kumar, Rajeev 22-32
Automatic extraction of significant terms from the title and abstract of scientific papers using the machine learning algorithm: A multiple module approach PDF
Mukherjee, Bhaskar ; Majhi, Debasis 33-40
Topic modelling-based analysis of COVID-19 vaccine articles published in the preprint server MedRxiv PDF
Deshpande, Nishad ; Ligade, Virendra ; Shaikh, Shabib-Ahmed ; Khode, Alok 41-51

Review Paper

The scope of open peer review in the scholarly publishing ecosystem PDF
Majumdar, Sandip 10-21

Annals of Library and Information Studies (ALIS)