Developing a Core List of Journals in an Interdisciplinary Area

  • Kushkowski J
  • Shrader C
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Faculty who publish in interdisciplinary areas may be faced with the challenge of justifying research published in journals that are not considered important by their home department. This paper uses corporate governance (an academic area in business) as an example of an interdisciplinary research area. A core list of journals is developed using citations from Corporate Governance: An International Review, that demonstrates the interdisciplinary nature of corporate governance research. This core list can be used by both corporate governance academics and business librarians to help justify faculty publishing decisions. The process devised for developing a core list is applicable to other interdisciplinary areas. The paper concludes by exploring the implications of departmental journal lists and provides suggestions for both faculty and librarians. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]




Kushkowski, J. D., & Shrader, C. B. (2013). Developing a Core List of Journals in an Interdisciplinary Area. Library Resources & Technical Services, 57(1), 51–65.

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