About the Journal

Journal of Health Information and Librarianship (JoHIL) is a peer-reviewed, open-access international journal published by the Medical Library Association of Nigeria (MLA-NG). The target audience of the journal includes librarians, information scientists, specialists, managers and educators. JoHIL is one of the foremost health information science journals in Africa.

Aims and scope

The journal aims at becoming the foremost publication for medical information and librarianship professionals in Africa and beyond by publishing research papers with the most recent issues and developments in the field. All papers are subject to a double-blind reviewing process.

The Journal accepts empirical reports, theoretical papers, opinions, reviews and practice papers for publication. All submissions must be original manuscripts not submitted for publication in another journal. All submitted manuscripts must be relevant to health information and medical librarianship audience.

Journal Indexing

JoHIL is presently indexed in:

  • W.H.O Africa Index Medicus (AIM)
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Google Scholar