About Judaica Librarianship

Judaica Librarianship is the scholarly journal of the Association of Jewish Libraries, an international professional organization that fosters access to information and research, in all forms of media relating to all things Jewish. The Association promotes Jewish literacy and scholarship and provides a community for peer support and professional development.

Judaica Librarianship became an online publication in 2014 with volume 18. The journal appeared in print for twenty years (ISSN: 0739-5086), superseding its predecessor, the AJL Bulletin.

The journal is indexed in ATLA Religion, Ethnic NewsWatch, ERIC, Genealogical Periodical Annual Index, Index of Articles on Jewish Studies (RAMBI), Index to Jewish Periodicals, Index to Social Sciences and Humanities Proceedings, Information Science Abstracts, Internationale Bibliographie der Zeitschriftenliteratur, Jewish Studies Source, Library and Information Science Abstracts, Library Literature, and the MLA International Bibliography. Starting with volume 12, articles in Judaica Librarianship are available full-text via the EBSCO ATLAserials, LISTA, and Academic Search Complete databases and via ProQuest databases.

AJL Student Essay Contest

Students currently enrolled in any accredited Library and Information Science program are encouraged to submit essays to AJL’s Student Essay Contest. Essays must be relevant to the field of Jewish Studies librarianship. The winning essay will be considered for publication in Judaica Librarianship, and the winner will receive a cash award. For more information contact the Editor.