SJLIM is an annual publication which features articles on information management, libraries, librarianship, information science and technology. The journal is a source of important information on library and information services developments in Singapore and around the region. It was formerly known as “Singapore Libraries”.SJLIM is is a peer-reviewed journal. It is indexed with the full text available in the “Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text” database on Ebscohost. The coverage is from 2005 onwards.LAS has adopted a new copyright statement in support of the open access initiative and is going fully online from 2009.

Current: Volume 43 2014

Volume 42 2013
Volume 41 2012
Volume 40 2011
Volume 39 2010
Volume 38 2009
Volume 37 2008

Archives: Vol. 33-37 (Table of Contents only)

Submission: Guidelines for Authors


ISSN: 2382-5634 SJLIM e-edition from Vol. 38 onwards

ISSN: 2382-5626 SJLIM physical editions Vol. 28 to Vol 37

ISSN: 0085-6118 – refers to Singapore Libraries (predecessor to SJLIM).


Yit Chin Chuan
National Library Board

Associate Editor:

Associate Professor M. Shaheen Majid,
Division of Information Studies,
Nanyang Technological University

Editorial Board

  • Associate Professor Christopher Khoo Soo Guan, Nanyang Technological University
  • Choy Fatt Cheong, Nanyang Technological University Library
  • Idris Rashid Khan Surattee, Singapore Press Holdings Information Resource Centre
  • Gulcin Cribb, Li Ka Shing Library (Singapore Management University)

Copyright Information

The copyright of a work published in SJLIM is held by the author. Authors may post the work on personal or institutional Web sites and in other open-access digital repositories. The authors must warrant that their article is original and the original work of the authors. The authors must also obtain relevant permissions from any third-party copyright holders and intellectual property owners.

The Library Association of Singapore (LAS) reserves the right to permanently maintain open access to all published articles, to maintain permanent archival copies of all submissions, to provide print or electronic copies to appropriate services for indexing and to use all published materials in various formats for LAS’s exclusive non-commercial purposes.