Arts & Humanities Journal Rankings

29/06/2011 – 8:19 am
Stephen Oakshott

Source: the guardian

‘European academics are outraged by a new attempt to categorise arts and humanities journals. When new lists categorising European arts and humanities journals were first published in 2007, UK academics were – to put in politely – incensed. We want “no part” in such a “dangerous and misguided exercise”, said a plethora of journal editors. A special arts and humanities user group was even formed by UK subject associations to provide a co‑ordinated opposition. It was a successful campaign: in 2009, the architects of the so-called European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH) announced they were heading back to the drawing board.’

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