Protocols and challenges to the creation of a cross-disciplinary journal

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Show simple item record Gould, Thomas H. P. 2013-04-09T18:25:21Z 2013-04-09T18:25:21Z 2013-04-09
dc.description.abstract In 2006, The Online Journal of Rural Research & Policy (OJRRP) was launched. The publication is an example of the ability of academia to create narrowly defined scholarly journals aimed at a small, targeted readership, while relying on a meager budget. This paper discusses the factors that fostered the creation of hundreds of online-only journals, as well as provides a case study of the creation of OJRRP and the long-term implications of online cross-discipline publications. Covered areas include the sponsor, editorial board, editorial staff, software, link rot, code, promotional activities, tracking and supporting usage, and, perhaps most important, long-term sustainability. The OJRRP experience is presented, along with lessons learned in each area. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.uri en_US
dc.subject Online Journal of Rural Research and Policy en_US
dc.subject Scholarly journals en_US
dc.subject Born-online en_US
dc.subject Cross-disciplinary en_US
dc.subject Editorial boards en_US
dc.subject Academic ranking en_US
dc.title Protocols and challenges to the creation of a cross-disciplinary journal en_US
dc.type Article (author version) en_US 2011 en_US
dc.citation.doi doi:10.3138/jsp.42.2.105 en_US
dc.citation.epage 141 en_US
dc.citation.issue 2 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Journal of Scholarly Publishing en_US
dc.citation.spage 105 en_US
dc.citation.volume 42 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid tgould en_US

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