Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology

The Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ISSN: 0002-8231) is the official journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. It is published  monthly for the Society by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. The positions expressed by the contributors do not necessarily reflect the position or the official policy of the Society.

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Indexing

The contents of this journal are indexed in the follow- ing: Chemical Abstracts, CompuMath, Computer Literature Index, Current Contents/Engineering Technology and Applied Sciences, Current Contents/Social and Behavior Sciences, Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE), Engineering Index, Information Science Abstracts, INIST for the Pascal database, ISI Compumath, Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA), Library Literature, Research Alert (ISI), and Social Science Citation Index.

Editorial Production: Lillian Solondz

Cover Design: Adrienne Weiss

This journal is printed on acid-free paper.

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