Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Indiana University Bookman was a successor to The Indiana Quarterly for Bookmen, the last issue of which was Vol. V, No. IV, October, 1949. In addition to articles and papers on books and manuscripts, the publication contains descriptions of important acquisitions to the Indiana University Libraries.


Section Policies


Publication Frequency

The Indiana University Bookman was published irregularly from 1956 through 1988.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

CLOCKSS system has permission to ingest, preserve, and serve this Archival Unit.