Information Systems Journal

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Information Systems Journal  
Former names
Journal of Information Systems
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Inf. Syst. J.
Discipline Informatics
Language English
Edited by Robert M Davison, Philip Powell, Eileen Trauth
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
ISSN 1350-1917 (print)
1365-2575 (web)
LCCN 94648195
OCLC no. 46544344

The Information Systems Journal is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes papers on any aspect of information systems, but has particular emphasis on the relationship between information systems and people, business, and organisations. The journal was established in 1991 by David Avison and Guy Fitzgerald[1] with the name Journal of Information Systems. The name was changed to the Information Systems Journal in 1994. The current editors-in-chief are Robert M Davison, Philip Powell, and Eileen Trauth.[2]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in the Science Citation Index, ProQuest, CSA Computer Abstracts, Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, EBSCO Databases, InfoTrac, Inspec, Psychological Abstracts/PsycINFO, Scopus, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 1.333, ranking it 24th among 83 journals in the category of "Information Science & Library Science".


  1. ^ Avison, David; Fitzgerald, Guy (1991). "Editorial". Information Systems Journal. 1: 1. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2575.1991.tb00022.x. 
  2. ^ "ISJ Editors Website »". Retrieved 2013-01-17. 

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