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A comprehensive set of criteria for assessing Southern journals

INASP and African Journals Online have launched the Journal Publishing Practices and Standards (JPPS), a unique new framework for providing accreditation and support for journals in the Global South. JPPS provides detailed and internationally accepted assessment criteria for the quality of publishing practices and policies of Southern journals. The new standards were launched on 20 September 2017 - read the press release.

JPPS:

 

www.journalquality.info

 

"Ensuring that high-quality Southern journals are trusted as part of local and global scholarship is essential for redressing scholarly imbalances and helping the Sustainable Development Goals to be realized.”
- Sioux Cumming, Programme Manager for INASP’s Journals Online project

 

 

 


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Journal Publishing Practices and Standards Guides

The Journal Publishing Practices and Standards (JPPS) framework provides detailed assessment criteria for the quality of publishing practices of Southern journals.

The framework is available in:

- English

- Spanish

- French

Read more and download the guides

 

 

 

 

Infographic: Supporting the credibility and visibility of Southern journals

Our infographic gives a quick overview on why we need to support the credibility and visibility of Southern journals.

- Read the full infographic [PDF]

- Download the full infographic and share on social media [JPEG]

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blog: How and why we created JPPS

In this interview, Susan Murray, executive director of African Journals online and Sioux Cumming, Programme Manager, Journals Online, tell the story of how and why they created JPPS -  a detailed and internationally accepted assessment criteria for the quality of publishing practices and policies of Southern journals.

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