Journal Articles

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Journal Articles


To be included in this collection the journal article must meet the Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) definition of research and:

  • be published in a scholarly journal
  • have been peer-reviewed
  • have an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) or ISBN

The types of journal articles that may meet the criteria include:

  • commentaries and communications of original research
  • research notes
  • letters to journals, provided that the letter satisfies the HERDC definition of research and the subsequent definitions for journal articles in this section
  • critical scholarly texts which appear in article form
  • articles reviewing multiple works or an entire field of research
  • invited papers in journals
  • articles in journals which are targeted to both scholars and professionals
  • articles in a stand alone series.

The types of journal articles that are unlikely to meet the criteria include:

  • letters to the editor
  • case studies
  • articles designed to inform practitioners on existing knowledge in a professional field
  • articles in newspapers and popular magazines
  • editorials
  • book reviews
  • brief commentaries and communications of original research reviews of art exhibitions, concerts, theatre productions.

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