Journal of the Association for Information Systems

About This Journal


Editor-in-Chief: Dorothy E. Leidner, University of Virginia, USA
Past Editors-in-Chief: Suprateek Sarker, University of Virginia, USA
  Shirley Gregor, The Australian National University, Australia
  Kalle Lyytinen, Case Western Reserve University, USA
  Sirkka Jarvenpaa, University of Texas, Austin, USA
  Phillip Ein-Dor, Tel Aviv University, Israel

About JAIS

The Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), the flagship journal of the Association for Information Systems, publishes the highest quality scholarship in the field of information systems. It is inclusive in topics, level and unit of analysis, theory, method and philosophical and research approach, reflecting all aspects of Information Systems globally. The Journal promotes innovative, interesting and rigorously developed conceptual and empirical contributions and encourages theory based multi- or inter-disciplinary research.

The 3-year impact factor of JAIS for 2022 is 5.8.

The 5-year impact factor of JAIS for 2022 is 6.2.


For Authors

  • A wide readership, as the journal is freely accessible online by members of AIS (also available pay per view to non-members).
  • Relatively short cycle times and short times to publication.
  • Developmental reviewing approach, with an editorial board of eminent scholars engaging with authors on promising papers.
  • An annual Theory Development Workshop at the International Conference on Information Systems.

Significant Publications

Each year since 2006, the Senior Scholars of AIS have given a Best Paper award to the top papers published in the IS discipline during the previous year.  A list of all AIS papers receiving honors from the AIS Senior Scholars may be found on the Awards and Honors page on the AIS website.