Information Processing and Management

Information Processing and Management (IPM) is a peer-reviewed academic journal, published by Elsevier.


The journal was founded as Information Storage and Retrieval in 1963; in 1975, IPM changed its name to Information Processing and Management.


There have been several notable editors-in-chief of the journal, including:

  • Current – 2016: Dr. Bernard J. (Jim) Jansen, The Pennsylvania State University, Qatar Computing Research Institute
  • 2015 – 2008: Dr. Fabio Crestani, University of Lugano, Switzerland
  • 2008 – 1985: Dr. Tefko Saracevic, Rutgers University
  • 1985 – 1969: Dr. Bernard Fry, Indiana University
  • 1969 – 1963: Dr. Jason Farradane, City University, London

Impact Factor

Impact Factor: 2016: 2.391 cf., Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports 2016

Notable Articles

There have been several highly cited articles published in IPM.


IPM is indexed in, among others, the following indexing and abstracting services:

  • Social Science Citation Index
  • Scopus
  • ERIC
  • Information Science Abstracts
  • LISA (Library and Information Science Abstracts)

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