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The Oppenheim effect in scholarly journal publishing

G.E. Gorman (School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand)

Online Information Review

ISSN: 1468-4527

Article publication date: 14 August 2007

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to look at the Oppenheim effect in scholarly journal publishing.

Design/methodology/approach

Discusses the quality control of refereed scholarly journals.

Findings

A key finding of this research was that editors perceived originality to be the most important factor in their assessment of manuscripts.

Originality/value

Provides a discussion on the quality control of scholarly journals.

Keywords

Citation

Gorman, G.E. (2007), "The Oppenheim effect in scholarly journal publishing", Online Information Review, Vol. 31 No. 4, pp. 417-419. https://doi.org/10.1108/14684520710780386

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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