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Leadership Coaching: Journals

Guide for M.Phil and Certificate in Coaching students at the University of Stellenbosch Business School

What is an academic/peer-reviewed article?

Peer-reviewed or academic articles are articles written by academics/experts/researchers on a specific field of study. These articles usually contain a bibliography at the end of the article and information on the author’s academic qualifications and university at the beginning of the article. A peer-reviewed journal article was reviewed by people with credentials in the article's field of study before being accepted for publication.

 

Access to PressReader

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e-Journals A-Z list

Alphabetical list of all the electronic journals that the SU Library Service subscribes to.

Useful library links

Where to publish

What is predatory publishing?

Jeffrey Beall (2012) discription of predatory publishing:

Then came predatory publishers, which publish counterfeit journals to exploit the open-access model in which the author pays. These predatory publishers are   dishonest and lack transparency. They aim to dupe researchers, especially those inexperienced in scholarly communication. They set up websites that closely resemble those of legitimate online publishers, and pbulish journals or questionable and downright low quality.  Many purport to be headquartered in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada or Autralia but really hail from Pakistan, India or Nigeria. Some predatory publishers spam researchers, soliciting manuscripts but failing to mention the required author fee.

Beall, J. (2012). Predatory publishers are corrupting open access. Nature489(7415), 179. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/489179a