Academic publishing resources
Presents resources related to research impact, journal quality, journal rankings and citation analysis
- Publish or Perish - a citation analysis software program, designed to help individual academics to present their case for research impact to its best advantage.
- Journal Quality List - Ranking of academic journals in the field of business and management.
- Interview on Publish or Perish and Journal Quality List, YouTube video.
Blogposts on research and publishing
- Are referencing errors undermining our scholarship and credibility?
- Do you really want to publish your literature review? Advice for PhD students
- Friends and co-authors
- Google Scholar Citation Profiles: the good, the bad, and the better
- How to ensure your paper achieves the impact it deserves?
- How to write successful funding applications?
- Hello from the other side: Reflections on a decade at the editor’s desk
- How many references is enough?
- How to avoid a desk-reject in seven steps [1/8] [8-part series]
- How to keep up-to-date with the literature, but avoid information overload?
- How to write for US journals with non-US data
- Middlesex University 2021 virtual writing boot-camp
- Middlesex University Summer 2019 writing boot-camp
- Own your place in the world by writing a book
- Publishing in Management Education Journals
- Resources on doing a literature review
- Strange journal invitations popping up in my inbox every day
- Strategies for Publishing Pedagogical Research
- The art of academic writing
- The four ailments of academic writing and how to cure them
- The four P's of publishing
- The four C's of getting cited
- The wonderful world of book publishing
- Useful resources when preparing for journal submission
- Want to publish a literature review? Think of it as an empirical paper
- What is that conference networking thing all about?
- Why does my paper get a desk-reject time and again?
- Writing a literature review paper: whether, what, and when?
YouTube videos on publishing
- Harzing, A.W. (2021) Publishing 1: journals as communities.
- Harzing, A.W. (2021) Publishing 2: improving your title.
- Harzing, A.W. (2021) Publishing 3: polishing your abstract.
- Harzing, A.W. (2021) Publishing 4: crafting the introduction.
- Harzing, A.W. (2021) Publishing 5: concluding on a high note.
- Harzing, A.W. (2021) Publishing 6: maximising your chances.
- Harzing, A.W. (2021) Do I need to publish in top journals only?.
- Harzing, A.W. (2020) How to pick your target journal?.
- Harzing, A.W. (2020) Research strategies & trade-offs.
- Harzing, A.W. (2020) Doing a literature review.
YouTube videos on building your research profile
- Harzing, A.W. (2022) Research Profile 1: Why is it so important?.
- Harzing, A.W. (2022) Research Profile 2: What is impact and why care?.
- Harzing, A.W. (2022) Research Profile 3: All about data sources & metrics.
- Harzing, A.W. (2022) Research Profile 4: Citation analysis in the PoP software.
- Harzing, A.W. (2022) Research Profile 5: The 4Cs of getting cited.
- Harzing, A.W. (2022) Research Profile 6: The why and how of Social Media.
- Harzing, A.W. (2022) Research Profile 7: Follow the 7 steps for impact.
- Harzing, A.W. (2022) Research Profile 8: Tips for time poor academics.
Papers and presentations on data sources and metrics
- Working with ISI data: Beware of Categorisation Problems - discusses a categorisation problem in the Web of Knowledge. ISI appears to regularly misclassify journal articles containing orginal research into the "review" or "proceedings paper" category.
- Are our referencing errors undermining our scholarship and credibility? The case of expatriate failure rates - Suggests twelve guidelines for good academic referencing.
- Running the REF on a rainy Sunday afternoon: Do metrics match peer review?
- Why metrics can (and should?) be applied in the Social Sciences
- Citation metrics across disciplines: Google Scholar, Scopus and the the Web of Science
- Publish or Perish: Realising Google Scholar's potential to democratise citation analysis
- Benchmarking research performance
- What can we learn from academic impact: a short introduction
- Do Google Scholar, Scopus and the Web of Science speak your language?
- From h-index to hIa: The ins and outs of research metrics
- Practice with PoP: How to use Publish or Perish effectively
Presentations on research quality and impact
Slides of a range of older, but still relevant, presentations.
- From publication to impact (slides) - 30 minute presentation (courtesy of Middlesex University, September 2014)
- Predatory Open Access Journals: Academics Beware! - a presentation on the problematic nature of predatory open access journals; given at the October 2012 BARDSnet meeting.
- Publish or Perish? - a presentation on publishing in good journals and getting cited; given at Manchester Business School, April 2008.
- The value of Google Scholar for extended impact monitoring - a presentation given at the ERIM workshop on research impact, March 2008.
- How to build networks and publish in Management? - a presentation given at the ANZAM doctoral colloquium in June 2006.
- Research quality, journal rankings and the RQF - slides of a presentation given at the 2005 ANZIBA executive meeting, discussing Australian research quality and impact in a comparative perspective.
- Research quality - a comparative perspective - slides of a presentation given at ESC Toulouse October 2006, discussing Australian and French research quality and impact in a comparative perspective.
Recommended books and articles
Below are some publications that I have found helpful in preparing papers for publication.
- Abby Day (1996): How to get research published in journals, Gower Publishing Limited, Aldershot, ISBN 0-566-07767-1 (pbk), 0-566-07886-4 (hb).
- Anne Sigismund Huff (1999): Writing for scholarly publications, Sage Publications, Inc., ThousandOaks, ISBN 0-7619-1804-3 (cloth), 0-7619-1805-1 (pbk).
- Robert I. Sutton, Barry M. Staw (1995): What Theory is Not, Administrative Science Quarterly, vol. 40, pp. 371-384.
- David A. Whetten (1989): What Constitutes a Theoretical Contribution?, Academy of Management Review, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 490-495.
- Allen S. Lee (1995) Reviewing a Manuscript for Publication, Journal of Operations Management, vol. 13, no. 4, pp.87-92. Available online...
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Anne-Wil Harzing is Professor of International Management at Middlesex University, London and visiting professor of International Management at Tilburg University. She is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business, a select group of distinguished AIB members who are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the scholarly development of the field of international business. In addition to her academic duties, she also maintains the Journal Quality List and is the driving force behind the popular Publish or Perish software program.