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Hypothesis: The Journal of the Research Section of MLA

Hypothesis is open access and peer reviewed, and is indexed in CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature), LISSA (Library and Information Science Source), and LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts). Its purpose is to provide Research Section and other MLA members with an outlet for research and research-related content including works in progress, announcements, and other related content.

Hypothesis is published online twice per calendar year: Spring/Summer with a submission deadline of April 15 and Fall/Winter, with a submission deadline of July 15. Feel free to submit your article to Hypothesis today.

Hypothesis Submission Guidelines and Deadlines

Published Issues of Hypothesis

Hypothesis V28-current, 2016-present

Hypothesis V22-27, 2011-2015

Hypothesis, V20-21, 2006-2010

Hypothesis, V11-19, 1997-2005 

Hypothesis, V1-10, 1987-1996

Hypothesis Editorial Board


Erin Foster, MSLS
Data Services Librarian
Ruth Lilly Medical Library
Indiana University School of Medicine

Carol L. Perryman, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Library and Information Studies
Texas Woman's University

Editorial Board

Abby Adamczyk, MLS
Drexel Libraries
Liaison to the COAS Departments of Biology, Chemistry, and BEES

Krystal Bullers, MLS
USF Health
Shimberg Health Sciences Library
Emerging Technologies Librarian
Pharmacy Liaison

Ayaba Logan, MLIS, MPH
Research and Education Informationist
MUSC Libraries
Medical University of South Carolina