Printed editions of the journal Human IT


20 years of unique and open access

Twenty years ago, the journal Human IT was founded at the Swedish School of Library and Information Science. Not only was the journal before its time regarding the subject in focus, but it was also one of the first scientific open access journals in the world.

”A lot of research might be hard to access these days, when articles are linked to large publishers and high subscription fees. In this case, the University of Borås finances the publications to make it available, and has done so from the start twenty years ago. This is something I think we should be very proud of”, says Helena Francke, docent in the Swedish School of Library and Information Science, and former editor of Human IT. Human IT is a forum where researchers can share scientific...