Journals

Online journals

Members have access to abstracts and full text journal articles covering a broad range of library and information topics. Journals are provided by a number of leading publishers including Proquest and SAGE.

Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA) is an international abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists. LISA currently abstracts approximately 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages.

Proquest Library Science offers members access to information on hundreds of topics researched in the field of library and information science. It compliments Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA) giving full-text access to many core titles.

As a member you have free online access to the full text of Journal of Information Science (JIS), Journal of Librarianship and Information Science (JOLIS), Health Informatics Journal and IFLA Journal. CILIP members also have access to the full text of two articles from Business Information Review each month.

Information Professional is the leading publication for the library, information and knowledge management community. The magazine can be read online or via Android and iOS apps.

Previous editions of Update Magazine (published between 2013 and 2017) are accessible to anyone.
CILIP Update Magazine was superseded by Information Professional Magazine in November 2017.

Previous editions of Update Magazine (published between 2008 and 2013) are accessible to anyone. CILIP Update Magazine was superseded by Information Professional Magazine in November 2017.

To view the indexes to Library Association Record/Update back to 1998, please click on the relevant Update Indexes.