Retrospect and Prospect

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Liu, G., Wang, Y., Ren, X., Huang, M. B., Liu, K., & Zou, Q. (2023). Retrospect and Prospect: The Creation and Development of an Academic Journal . International Journal of Librarianship, 8(2), 87–99.
Received 2023-04-05
Accepted 2023-05-16
Published 2023-06-22


This article reflects the initiation, establishment, and development of the International Journal of Librarianship (IJoL), an open access academic journal published by the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA). Sustainability and high quality have been set as the top priorities by the core editorial team throughout the journey of the creation, promotion, and advancement of this journal. The opportunities, challenges, and success are discussed along with the future directions of IJoL. This article contributes to the literature in the creation and development of academic journals, especially the open access publications in library and information science (LIS).


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