Information Systems Journal

The Information Systems Journal is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes papers on any aspect of information systems, but has a particular emphasis on the relationship between information systems and people, business, and organizations. 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 are Robert M Davison, Philip Powell, and Eileen Trauth. [2]

Abstracting and indexing

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

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