»BuB – Forum Bibliothek und Information« is the most widely distributed and broadest professional journal for the library and information sector in the German language. It encompasses essays, commentaries, discussion forums, interviews, field reports and news about public, academic and special librarianship as well as the related areas of educational and cultural politics. Not only librarians and information experts number among the contributing authors but also university scholars, politicians, writers and journalists. »BuB – Forum Bibliothek und Information« has a print-run of 7,609 copies per issue (3rd quarter 2016)  ivw_logo_ALLGEMEIN_sw_01 and is published ten times per year.