ERIC Number: ED228649
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Feb-13
Reference Count: 0
Factors Involved in the Preparation and Submission of Manuscripts to Professional Journals.
Faas, Larry A.
This paper reports the findings of a study of the publication practices of professional journals in education and psychology. The data are based on responses of 98 editors who completed and returned questionnaires that described their activities in 1978. The data are arranged according to the following topics: (1) why people write, (2) breaking into print, (3) selecting a topic, (4) types of journals, (5) selecting prospective journals, (6) use of query letters, (7) article acceptance rates, (8) comparison of journals with low and high acceptance rates, (9) comparison of research and other types of journals, (10) cost to authors/payment for articles, (11) time from submission to acceptance or rejection, (12) time from acceptance to publication, (13) style manual use, (14) refereed journals compared to nonrefereed journals, (15) number of articles that journals publish each year, and (16) length of articles. (HOD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Writing for Publication
Note: Paper presented at the Meeting of the Writing for Publication Conference (Phoenix, AZ, February 13, 1982).