JLAMS is an open-access journal providing an outlet for the dissemination of ideas, articles, academic papers, and essays of interest to library leaders at all levels and of all types of libraries. JLAMS is refereed, although other contributions are accepted.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Current Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2 (2016) Repurposing library space: serving New York’s citizens in the 21st century

Libraries and library services continue to evolve in our digital age, yet we are delivering services and supporting our communities in facilities designed in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. How are library facilities adapted to meet the 21st century needs of their communities?

Featured Articles


On the Frontline: Repurposing Public Library Spaces
Cathleen Merenda, Gretchen Browne, and Emily K. Wierzbowski



On Leadership
Richard Naylor

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