The Library Quarterly: Information, Community, Policy

Frequency: 4 issues/year; ISSN: 0024-2519; E-ISSN: 1549-652X
Editor: Paul Jaeger; Associate Editors: Ursula Gorham and Natalie Greene Taylor



As a leading interdisciplinary journal of library research, The Library Quarterly embraces a wide array of original research perspectives, approaches, and quantitative, qualitative, evaluative, analytic, and mixed methodology to assess the role of libraries in communities and in society. Through unique and innovative content that positions libraries at the nexus of information, community, and policy, The Library Quarterly publishes cutting-edge articles, essays, editorials, and reviews that inform, enable, equalize, and lead.
Across these areas, all content in the journal ties to contemporary issues impacting libraries and librarianship. Through such research, the overarching goal of The Library Quarterly is to engage researchers, educators, professionals, and students interested in the roles of the libraries in the lives of individuals, communities, and nations.