Category: Journals

Effective and Meaningful literature review

April 3rd, 2017    Admin    Blog, Journals

A good literature review is the most important element of academic writing, so it is essential for an academic to be equipped with the skills in conducting a good literature review.  A good literature review provides the foundation for academic research.  A good literature review provides previous knowledge for new knowledge to bounce off and will be widely read.  They are a chance to give your feedback and opinion on the published words.  For this to be effective, planning structure, analyzing, good research, the skills to synthesize and sum up information in a clear style and integration with previous work is required.  It is not to be confused with a book review.  Unlike a book review relying on one source, a literature review analyses several sources to evaluate the knowledge in the area.  There is a constant stream of scientific publications getting heavier every year, academics cannot possibly read all papers on their subject in detail otherwise they would never have a chance to research and write papers of their own! To be productive an academic must rely on a good literature review. read more…

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Benefits of open access journal articles

March 13th, 2017    Admin    Blog, Journals

Since the 1940s, the number of journal articles has grown dramatically, with a larger variety of titles and topics presented.  Additionally, journal articles have now become digital, providing easier access with additional features.  This in turn enables a larger and more informed range of academic discourse, which is essential to scholars. read more…

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Publishing online, the way to academic discourse success

January 29th, 2017    Admin    Conference, Journals

In 1665, academics experienced the first look at an academic journal published in print form. Print form journals had been the tried and tested way of publishing for the following 300 odd years. Now, with the onset of the 21st century bringing great technological advances, the internet provides the opportunity for online academic journal articles to be disseminated, translated, referred to and critiqued by academics worldwide.  Journal articles are vital for academic discourse.  Two examples of prominent online academic journals are: Asia Pacific Journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies and Asia Pacific Journal of Contemporary Education and Communication Technology. read more…

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Selecting Good Keynote Speakers for Your Conference

August 10th, 2016    Admin    Conference, Journals

When people attend a conference, one of the aspects that leaves a lasting impression in their minds is the speaker. The success of your event relies heavily on the speakers present, among other factors. Choosing excellent keynote and session speakers can be tasking. We’ve gathered a few tips to help you along. read more…

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Setting Yourself Up for Academic Success

June 22nd, 2016    Admin    Journals

Academic success is the sole aim of every serious scholar. There are many things you can do to set yourself up for success in your academic ventures. Here are the two most import tricks you can employ to ensure you succeed. read more…

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