"Beyond reason and vanity?" : some issues in academic journal publication in Library and Information Studies

  • Christine Stilwell Information Studies, School of Sociology and Social Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal


This review of some journal and monograph literature on scholarly publishing discusses certain issues in the research and publishing landscape. The results of a case study of selected South African Library and Information Science journals are presented and they reveal acceptance rates before and after revision, and rejection rates for manuscripts. The results are used to support the value of the revision and resubmission of research manuscripts.
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