MmIT Journal

MmIT Journal November 2016 Cover

Multimedia Information & Technology (MmIT) is the quarterly journal of the MmIT group, and is in its 40th year of publication. Click on Contents for full details.

To read the online version of the journal, members should click on Journal Current Issue. Subscribers and non-CILIP members of the group should go to and enter their username and password. In case of difficulty, please email

Appearing exclusively in electronic format, it is distributed to over 3000 subscribers world-wide, and its readership is made up of librarians, teachers, academics, and media and ICT specialists.

Members of the group are entitled to free access to the electronic version; this is distributed by email to members and subscribers, and the current version can also be downloaded by members, from the Journal Current Issue page, and subscribers and non-CILIP group members from Contact for more details.

Associated with the journal, the group also runs a news blog which is available on open access, and can be used by group members and other users who wish to publicise events and developments relevant to multimedia information services.

Each issue of the journal contains at least one full-length feature, news and technology updates, product reviews, dvd listings, moving image news, and book reviews. Topics covered have included learning systems, new media in educational technology, assistive technology in libraries, using multimedia to demonstrate the links between historical artefacts and today's products, deep web searching, innovative projection screens, and social networking in public libraries.

Book reviews have embraced library management, organising multimedia collections, workplace stress, web accessibility, leadership, support for distance learners, virtual reference services, organising digital collections, new technology, and research methodology.

Product reviews have, in the past, featured flatbed scanners and translation software, electronic whiteboards, Powerpoint, solar charging systems and mobile devices,while the Technology Roundup column ranged over reading resources, converting pdf or Powerpoint to Flash, free image sources and sending large files without email.

For all information regarding the journal, including subscription and access queries, please contact

  • MmIT Journal Current Issues

    The four most recent issues of the MmIT Journal are available to current subscribers. The most recent publication is the MmIT Journal August 2016.

  • MmIT Journal back issues

    We are pleased to share previous issues of the MmIT Journal with all interested readers.

    The four most recent issues of the MmIT Journal are available only to current subscribers.