Australian Library Journal (ALJ)

ALJ publication history 

ISSN 0004-9670 (print), 2201-4276 (online)

Important note: ALJ is no longer published. Previous issues can be accessed through Routledge Taylor and Francis. The Journal of the Australian Library and Information Association (JALIA) is now the premier research journal of the Australian Library and Information Association.

The Australian Library Journal (ALJ) showcased the best of Australian library and information research and practice from 1951 to 2016. Published quarterly, it contained a wide coverage of Australian library issues ranging from ongoing research to day-to-day articles from practitioners in the workplace.

It was the acknowledged flagship publication of the Australian Library and Information Association, supporting the Association's Objects by documenting progress in research and professional practice and stimulating discussion on issues relevant to libraries and librarianship. 

How to get a copy of The Australian Library Journal 

  • Visit a library which subscribed to ALJ to read the journal.

Green open access

2016 Members of the ALJ Editorial Board:

  • Philip Kent (Chair)
  • Dr Gaby Haddow, Curtin University of Technology
  • Patrick O'Connor, Queensland Health
  • Dr Sue Reynolds, RMIT University
  • Dr Leith Robinson, Curtin University of Technology
  • Dr Anne Goulding, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Jenny Fink, City of Ballarat

2016 Editorial team

Dr Ross Harvey | ALJ editor |

Alison Fields | Reviews editor |


ALJ online reviews

You can find an archive of ALJ reviews here


Other links

volumes and issues | ALIA publications archive