The following criteria must be satisfied for a journal article to be accepted into the QUT Research Collection (for ERA). The information below is based on the HERDC Specifications and ERA Guidelines.
The journal article should also meet the General Publication Requirement for inclusion in the HERDC.
Any journal article which is authored at QUT and has a copyright date of 2012, 2013 should be submitted to the HERDC Collection.
Journal articles must
- Be published or available in 2007 onwards in a scholarly journal
- Meet the HERDC Definition of Research
- Be original material
If the journal article is based on a conference paper that has already been submitted to the HERDC in the current or previous years it cannot be submitted again in the form of a journal article unless it contains a substantial amount of new material.
- Have an ISSN - International Standard Serial Number
- Be peer-reviewed
Journal articles that may meet the criteria include
- commentaries and communications of original research
- research notes
- letters to journals, provided that the letter satisfies the HERDC Definition of Research (as defined at section 1.3.10) and the subsequent definitions for journal articles in this section
- critical scholarly texts which appear in article form
- articles reviewing multiple works or an entire field of research
- invited papers in journals
- articles in journals which are targeted to both scholars and professionals
- articles in a stand alone series
Journal articles unlikely to be meet the criteria
- letters to the editor
- case studies
- articles designed to inform practitioners on existing knowledge in a professional field
- articles in newspapers and popular magazines
- book reviews
- brief commentaries and communications of original research
- reviews of art exhibitions, concerts, theatre productions