About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The journal focuses subjects regarding of library, information, and archieve sciences and its development. The journal's scope as follows;

  • Bibliometrics
  • Digital Library
  • Integrated Library System (ILS) / Technology in Library
  • Library Preservation
  • Knowledge Management
  • Online Database / Electronic Publishing
  • Citation Studies
  • Webometrics
  • Archieve

Copyright Notice

Once the article was published in the journal, the author(s) are:

  • granted to the journal right licensed under Creative Commons License Attribution that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship.
  • permitted to publish their work online in third parties as it can lead wider dissemination of the work.
  • continue to be the copyright owner and allow the journal to publish the article with the CC BY-NC-SA license
  • receiving a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) of the work

Peer Review Process

Every manuscript submitted to Khizanah al-Hikmah : Jurnal Ilmu Perpustakaan, Informasi, dan Kearsipan undergoes a double-blind peer review process starting with initial review by the Editorial Board members and is independently reviewed by at least two reviewers. Decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is mostly based upon their reports/recommendation. The reviewing process takes up to 1-4 months from the date of receipt of the article. Where manuscript revision is required, authors are urged to ensure that the necessary corrections are made before the manuscript can be accepted for production. The Editorial Board members, however, reserves the right to make the final decision on the status of the manuscript with regard to publication.

Open Access Policy

The journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available through the globe.


Universitas Islam Negeri Alauddin Makassar

Journal History

Khizanah al-Hikmah : Jurnal Ilmu Perpustakaan, Informasi, dan Kearsipan (Journal of Library, Information, and Archive Science) has been publishing academic works since 2013. It is fully managed by the Department of Library Science, Universitas Islam Negeri Alauddin Makassar. The department was established in 1999, but no publication media at the time until 2013. The department faced challenges to publish the works. The year 2013 has witnessed the journal's establishment and it was the starting year of the journal publishing academic works. Currently, many research papers are attracted to publish in the journal.