The Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi, started “Journal of Library and
Information Science (JLIS)” publication in the year 1976 with the aim to serve as an important media of new ideas and knowledge in the rapidly developing discipline of Library and Information Science. The editorial policy statement carried by the journal in each issue on the back of the title page, also states that the journal attempts to promote research and scholarly discussion of problems and concerning the growth and development of Library and Information centre.
Journal of Library and Information Science has been listed by all important national and international directories like directory of periodicals published in India. Over the period of time journal of Library and Information Science has become quite popular and has achieved an national and international reputation. it has attained a prominent status among all periodicals of Library and Information Science. It could find place in the most important abstracting and indexing sources like Library and Information Science
abstracts (LISA) and Library literary index.