The journal of Research on Information Science and Public Libraries (RISPL) is an open-access peer-reviewed quarterly journal in Persian established by the Iran Public Libraries Foundation in 1991 and is scientifically sponsored by the Scientific Association of Iran Public Library Advancement. The journal of RISPL, as a cross-disciplinary and refereed journal, focuses on the research process in public libraries and information centers as well as research findings and, where applicable, their practical applications and significance. The target audience of the journal includes public librarians, public information scientists, specialists, managers, and educators. The journal aims at publishing research and review papers on the most recent issues and developments in the field of public libraries. All papers are subject to a double-blind reviewing process.
About the Journal:
Journal Title: Research on Information Science and Public Libraries
Country of Publication: Iran, Tehran.
Publisher: The Iran Public Libraries Foundation
Scientific Sponsorship Society: The Scientific Association of Iran Public Library Advancement
Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Saeid Asadi
Director-in-Charge: Mr. Mahdi Ramezani
Subject Area: Public libraries | City libraries | Mobile libraries | Municipal libraries | National public libraries | Regional libraries | Rural libraries | State libraries | Urban libraries | Bibliotherapy: Book therapy | Public information science | Public library buildings | Public library science | Public reference services | Reading advisory and readers' advisory service.
Format: Print and Online
Print    ISSN2645-5730
Online ISSN2645-6117
Frequency: Quarterly
Language: Persian, including English abstracts and bibliographies.
Open Access: Yes, free access to articles
Article types: Research and review papers.
Primary Review: 10 days, approximately.
Peer Review Policy: Double-blind peer-review
Average refereeing time: 12 weeks
Acceptance percentage: 20%
Article Processing Charges:  No
Citation Style: The APA referencing style
Website: https://publij.ir/index.php
E-mail: journaliranpl.ir 
Gmail: iranpljournalgmail.com
Tel: +98(0)88925794
Indexing & Abstracting: EBSCO, EBSCOhost, ROAD-ISSN, WorldCat, ISC, SID, Noormags, Magiran, Iran Journals, Google Scholar, Academia, Linkedin, etc.
COPE: The journal of Research on Information Science and Public Libraries (RISPL) follows the policies and guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and abides by its Code of Conduct in dealing with potential cases of misconduct.
Copyright: Authors retain unrestricted copyrights and publishing rights.
Type of License: Creative Commons — Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)
Required files to be uploaded: Five essential files must be submitted through the manuscript submission system: 1. The main file of the manuscript (without the names of the authors), 2. Title page in the mentioned format, 3. Authorship form (must include the title of the article and the name and surname of all authors and be signed by all authors), 4. Conflicts of Interest form (must be signed by the Corresponding Author and uploaded with the article file), and 5. Cover letter.
Address: Office of the journal of Research on Information Science and Public Libraries, No. 31, Nourbakhsh Avenue, Jouybar Street, Fatemi Square, Tehran, Iran. Postal Code: 1415884494.


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Research on Information Science and Public Libraries

2023، Volume 29، Number 4

Print ISSN: 2645-5730

Online ISSN: 2645-6117

Director-in-Charge: Mahdi Ramezani

Editor-in-Chief: Saeid Asadi

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Journal Information

  • Current Issue: 2023, Volume 29, Number 4
  • Online ISSN: 2645-6117
  • Language: Persian; (plus abstracts in English(
  • Frequency: Quartely
  • Director-in-Charge: Mahdi Ramezani
  • Editor-in-Chief: Saeid Asadi
  • Publisher: Iran Public Libraries Foundation
  • Types of Journal: Academic/Scholarly Journals
  • Open Access: Yes
  • Indexed & Abstracted:Yes
  • Policy: Peer-review (Double-Blind)
  • Contact & Submission e-mail: journaliranpl.ir

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