Pathfinder Journal — Open for Submissions


Pathfinder: A Canadian Journal for Library Science Students and Early Career Professionals is excited to announce that we are now accepting submissions for our upcoming issue! We welcome original scholarship in the fields of library science, information studies, archives, and other related fields.

We are seeking contributions from current Canadian LIS or archival students, library tech students, and early career professionals (individuals who graduated from LIS programs within the last two years) who either graduated from a Canadian LIS program, or are currently working at a Canadian institution. 

This year, we are accepting submissions until Sunday, May 5, 2024. We encourage authors to submit early when possible, to ensure sufficient time to review your submission.

Manuscripts of interest include:

  • Original research
  • Other scholarly papers (e.g., critical scholarship, position papers, case studies)
  • Literature reviews
  • Research posters
  • Reflections
  • Book reviews
  • Teaching resources
  • Conference reports

More information about our section policies and submission requirements can be found on our website. Please feel free to reach out at with any questions.