World Digital Libraries – An International Journal

An international Journal


14, 2 issues

Latest issue

13:2 online 27 March 2021

Next issue

14:1 scheduled for October 2021

Back volumes

From volume 1, 2008

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Aims & Scope

World Digital Libraries is published by TERIteri.logo

World Digital Libraries is an international peer-reviewed bi-annual journal. The journal seeks quality research papers that present original theoretical approaches. It also seeks experimental case studies related to digital library developments, maintenance and dissemination of digital information focusing on research and integration of knowledge at the interface of resources and development. The journal will, therefore, keep readers abreast with the current developments and contain articles, reviews, current developments and case studies, encompassing the following areas.

  • Theoretical and methodological issues that relate to the interrelationships among electronic resources management, digital preservation, multiple access, multilinguality, copyright issues and security aspects.
  • Theoretical approaches as well as experimental case studies related to digital library development and maintenance.
  • Initiatives towards digitization through lucid case studies.
  • Current developments across the globe.
  • Dialogues between the scientific community and society at large.

Editorial Board


Prof. Michael Seadle
Dean, Faculty of Arts and
Director, Berlin School of Library and Information Science and
Editor, Library



Partha Kalyan Bhattacharya
New Delhi, India

Associate Editor

Yogita Ahuja, Nihal Alam
New Delhi, India

Assistant Editor

Hemambika Varma
New Delhi, India

Editorial Advisory Board

Dr Jagdish Arora
Director, INFLIBNET, India

Mr John Paschoud
Information Systems Engineer of the Library
London School of Economics, UK

Prof. Ian H Witten
Department of Computer Science
University of Waikato, New Zealand

Prof. Shalini R Urs, PhD
Executive Director
International School of Information Management, University of Mysore, Mysore, India

Prof. P Tapio Varis PhD
Acting President, Global University System
Professor and Chair of Media Education, University of Tampere, Finland

Prof. Shigeo Sugimoto
University of Library and Information Science

Dr M G Sreekumar
Librarian, Indian Institute of Management
Kozhikode, India

Prof. Ingeborg Torvik Sølvberg, PhD
Dept. of Computer and Information Science
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Dr V N Shukla
Director (Application), CDAC, Noida

Dr Ratna Sanyal
Indian Institute of Information Technology

Allahabad, India

Dr A R D Prasad
Documentation Research & Training Centre
Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, India

Prof. Paul Nieuwenhuysen
Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Prof. Josè Luis Borbinha
INESC-ID/IST, Information Systems Group
Lisbon Technical University, Portugal

Prof. Dr Erich J Neuhold
Professor, Computer Science
University of Vienna


Dr Usha Mujoo-Munshi
Indian Institute of Public Administration, India

Prof. Gary Marchionini
School of Information and Library Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Prof. Ee-Peng Lim, PhD
School of Information Systems
Singapore Management University, Singapore

Prof. Alan Hopkinson
Head of Library Systems, Learning Resources
The Sheppard Library, Middlesex University, UK

Dr P R Goswami
Director, Central Secretariat Library
Ministry of Culture, Government of India, India

Prof. J N Gautam
Pro Vice-Chancellor, Jiwaji University
GwaliorMadhya Pradesh, India

Prof. Gobinda Chowdhury, PhD
Director, Information & Knowledge Management
University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Prof. Ching-chih Chen, PhD
Graduate School of Library and Information Science
Simmons College, USA

Prof. Daniel Chandran, PhD
Faculty of Information Technology
University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Debal Chandra Kar
Librarian, Ambedkar University, New Delhi

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