Instruction

Journal of Library Science in China (JLSC) is one of the national journals in library and information science. It is jointly sponsored by the China Society for Library Science and the National Library of China, under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture, People's Republic of China.

Since its founding in 1957, JLSC has been making its contributions to the studies in library and information science and the development of librarianship. It has won the prize of "Excellent Journals" in the four evaluations in the last quarter of the twentieth century.

With professionals, teachers and students in library and information science as its major audience and with academic research and exchange in library and information science as its mission, JLSC is a specialized academic journal publishing results of academic research and exchanging academic opinions, in order to promote the development of Chinese librarianship.

Because of its strict selection, papers published in JLSC reflect the highest level of the studies in library science in China, and include many papers on the results of national or ministerial research projects. According to statistics since the middle of the 1990s, citation and reprint rates of papers in JLSC rank first among journals in library science in China. Therefore, it is included in the core national journals, and is listed in many international indexes and directories, such as Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory, Library Literature and New Serial Titles. 

JLSC calls for papers from China and abroad. It can also provide advertising and subscription services.

The editorial board of Journal of Library Science in China

Chief editor: RAO Quan (Director of the National Library of China, President of the Library Society of China)

RAO Quan is the Director of the National Library of China, Director of the China National Center for Preservation & Conservation of Ancient Books, Director of the National Museum of Classic Books, and the 9th President of the Library Society of China. After graduated from the National Economic Management Department of the Renmin University of China in July 1987, he worked in the Social Development Department of the National Development and Reform Commission (former as the State Planning Commission, State Development Planning Commission), and successively served as the Deputy Director of the Culture &Tourism Division, Deputy Director and Director of the Life Quality Division. In March 2009, he was transferred to the Ministry of Culture as the Deputy Director of the Finance Department. In July 2013, he also served as the Director of the Overseas Cultural Facilities Construction Management Center of the Ministry of Culture. In May 2014, he served as the Director of the Policy and Regulation Department of the Ministry of Culture. He has published dozens of papers, such as Ideas on the Current Construction of Cultural Facilities in China, etc.

Executive chief editor: WU Shushi (Research Librarian of the National Library of China and the Library Society of China)

Vice chief editors (by name sequencer)

CHEN Chuanfu ( Professor of the School of Information Management at Wuhan University)

WANG Yuguang ( Professor of the Department of Information Management at Peking University)

ZHANG Xiaolin (Researcher of the National Science Library, Professor of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences)

ZHU Qiang (Director of Shenzhen MSU-BIT University Library, Research Librarian)

Editorial Committee (by name sequencer)

CHEN Chuanfu (Professor of the School of Information Management at Wuhan University)

CHEN Li (Professor of the School of History & Cultures(Tourism) at Sichuan University ,Research Librarian of the National Library of China)

CHENG Huanwen (Professor of the School of Information Management at Sun Yat-Sen University, Member of the Governing Board of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions(IFLA))

Carolyn Olivia FROST (Professor of the School of Information at University of Michigan, US)

FAN Bingsi (Professor of the Faculty of Economics and Management at East China Normal University (ECNU) 

Fred Y. YE (Professor of the School of Information Management at Nanjing Universitythe Active Member of European Academy of Sciences and Arts, the Life Member of the International Conference on Scientometrics & Informetrics(ISSI))

GUO Xiangdong (Research Librarian of the Gansu Provincial Library)

GUO Youling (Full senior editor of the National Library of China Publishing House)

KE Ping (Professor of the Business School at Nankai University)

Keven W. LIU (Deputy Director of the Shanghai Library( Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of Shanghai, Researcher)

LENG Fuhai (Researcher of the Institutes of Science and Development , Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS))

LI Guoxin (Professor of the Department of Information Management at Peking University)

MA Haiqun (Professor of the School of Information Management at Heilongjiang University)

Marcia ZENG (Professor of the School of Information at Kent State University, US)

NI Xiaojian (President of Beijing Library Association, Professor of the Capital Library of China)

RAO Quan (Director of the National Library of China, President of the Library Society of China)

SHEN Guchao (Professor of the School of Information Management at Nanjing University)

Paul STURGES (Professor Emeritus of the Department of Information Science at Loughborough University,UK)

WANG Dongbo (Deputy Director of the National Library of China, Research Librarian)

WANG Shiwei (Research fellow of the Institute of Information in Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences)

WANG Yuguang (Professor of the Department of Information Management at Peking University)

WU Shushi (Research Librarian of the National Library of China and the Library Society of China)

WU Weici (Professor of the Department of Information Management at Peking University)

XIAO Ximing (Professor of the School of Information Management at Wuhan University)

YU Liangzhi (Professor of the Business School at Nankai University)

ZHANG Xiaolin (Researcher of the National Science Library, Professor of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences)

ZHANG Yong (Director of Hunan Vocational College of Art, Research Librarian of the Hunan Library)

ZHU Qiang (Director of the Shenzhen MSU-BIT University Library, Research Librarian)

Editors:WU Shushi, GU Pinhao