Organization: UCL Press
Interscript is an Open Access peer-reviewed journal, published by UCL Press and run by the students from the UCL MA in Publishing. Interscript enables discussion on recent developments in the publishing and media industry through three platforms.?Our OA academic Journal allows researchers to publish a wide range of articles free of charge, while our Online Magazine affords authors the chance to stand at the forefront of debates driving the publishing world. Interscript is also offering a brand-new Book Review, which allows students and professionals alike to critically examine works that are shaping the publishing industry.
This year, our overarching theme of our Journal is Changing Tides: The Evolution of the Publishing World. We are curious about key transformations within publishing and media that have taken place in the 21st century and the subsequent debates.
Innovation – The digital revolution has profoundly transformed the core of publishing and media. What innovations have energized or disrupted the industry? If you are interested in examining a particular innovation in publishing or media more broadly, be it technological or organisational, please send us an abstract.
Sustainability – Climate change is the foremost challenge of our time. What are publishers doing to reduce the impact of their industry on the environment and ensure the sustainability of their business practices, and how have these practices changed over time? What are they doing to inform readers about the climate emergency? If you can answer either of these questions, please submit an article on the subject to let our readers know.
Diversity – The events of 2020 have reignited important conversations around diversity and inclusion. How is the publishing industry addressing the growing demands for diverse perspectives, authors, and publishers? What role should publishers play to ensure representation within the information economy, and how has this role evolved in recent years? Send us an article and engage in this poignant contemporary debate.
If you, your colleagues or your postgraduate students would like to submit us an article, to either the peer-reviewed academic Journal or the Online Magazine, we will be glad to consider it. Please note that we only accept original contributions, not under consideration for publication in other journals.
Please find here more information about our submission guidelines: https://student-journals.ucl.ac.uk/int/submissions/
Articles should be between 3,000 – 5,000 words.
Inclusion of tables, figures, illustrations and/or photographs is encouraged.
Submissions should include:
An abstract of 100 – 200 words (including research aim, methodology and conclusion).
5 SEO keywords.
A short vita of the author of a maximum of 100 words in a separate document. ORCID, ResearchGate or social media account details are welcome.
Submission should be Microsoft Word, Open Office or RFT document file.
Deadlines for Issue I: Jan 15, 2021