HomeThe Journal of Scholarly and Research Communication is calling for submissions for its fourth issue

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Published on Wednesday, March 02, 2011 by Karim Hammou

Summary

Scholarly and Research Communication is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, Open Access, online journal that publishes original contributions to the understanding of production, dissemination, and usage of knowledge. It emphasizes the dynamics of representation and changing organizational elements, including technologically mediated workflows, ownership, and legal structures. Contributions are welcomed in all media and span formal research and analysis; technical reports and demonstrations; commentary, and review.

Announcement

Scholarly and Research Communication is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, Open Access, online journal that publishes original contributions to the understanding of production, dissemination, and usage of knowledge. It emphasizes the dynamics of representation and
changing organizational elements, including technologically mediated workflows, ownership, and legal structures. Contributions are welcomed in all media and span formal research and analysis; technical reports and demonstrations; commentary, and review.

Please feel free to contact Veronica Bonifacio (veronica_bonifacio@sfu.ca) or Rowland Lorimer (lorimer@sfu.ca) if you would like further guidelines in relation to the required content or
style of any of the sections detailed below.

Sections for which we are seeking submissions

Articles

SRC seeks well-researched articles which provide original insight and which promote discussion in relation to the understanding of production, dissemination, and usage of knowledge.

Technical Reports

SRC looks for technical reports that have a wide implication for scholarly communication, outlining a technical approach conceptually to a workable technical solution related to online journal publication. The article should provide the foundations, limitations, and recommendations of research, with a call for public comment and scrutiny.

Commentary

Commentaries are informed analyses of critical issues, encompassing a broad set of initiatives in scholarly and research communication.

Book and Media Reviews

SRC is interested in book and media reviews from a wide variety of scholars and students.

Field Notes

SRC is interested in publishing practical accounts of challenges faced by individuals performing the work of scholarly publishing to facilitate their sharing of experience and knowledge that they think would be helpful to others.

While it is not our intent to set definitive boundaries, Field Notes could encompass the following:

  • accounts of journal foundings
  • financial management
  • encouraging timely peer reviews
  • strategic planning with relationship to secondary aggregators
  • legal issues
  • the development of performance measures
  • adapting to multiple formats
  • relationships with commercial publishers.

Articles may be 1,000 to 5,000 words.

Places

  • Vancouver (Canada)
    Vancouver, Canada

Date(s)

  • Sunday, May 01, 2011

Keywords

  • publishing, édition, open access

Contact(s)

  • Veronica Bonifacio
    courriel : veronica_bonifacio [at] sfu [dot] ca
  • Rowland Lorimer
    courriel : lorimer [at] sfu [dot] ca

Information source

  • Marin Dacos
    courriel : contact [at] openedition [dot] org

To cite this announcement

« The Journal of Scholarly and Research Communication is calling for submissions for its fourth issue », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, March 02, 2011, https://calenda.org/203568

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