Publishing Research Quarterly – Call for Papers

Publishing Research Quarterly – Call for Papers

Submit your paper today!

Publishing Research Quarterly is an international forum for the publication of original peer-reviewed papers covering significant research on and analyses of the full range of book, magazine, journal, and online publishing.  Scholarly articles, research reports, review papers, case studies, essays, analytical papers, surveys, and statistics that contribute to the knowledge about how different sectors of the publishing industry operate around the world as well as book reviews are published online and in print. 

 Publishing Research Quarterly publishes papers Online First on average 13 days from final acceptance.  Such individually published articles are fully citable by their unique DOIs (digital object identifier).

Publishing Research Quarterly is abstracted and indexed in over thirty major international abstracting/indexing services.

Submission Guidelines Highlights

Submit the full version of the manuscript in English.  References should be cited in the text by  consecutive numbers, and listed in the References section by number. The References section should be placed at the end of the manuscript.  Submit the manuscript as a Word document containing the full text, and be sure to include the following:


• Article title (not more than 10 words)
• Author’s name, affiliation, e-mail address, and postal mailing address – for all authors
• Abstract
• Keywords
• Full text, with all subsections – maximum of 20 pages double spaced text
• References
• List of figure captions (if any)

• Artwork for figures (illustrations, photographs, and images, if any) submitted as separate files


The manuscript should conform to the guidelines of The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition, University of Chicago Press.


Co-authored papers are welcome, and all authors will be credited in the published work.  Please note that all correspondence and page proofs are sent to only one author.  Therefore, provide the name and contact information (see above) for the lead author to whom all correspondence will be addressed. 




Manuscript Submission

Publishing Research Quarterly accepts submissions on an ongoing basis. Submit the manuscript via e-mail to the Editor:  Robert E. Baensch, Editor, Publishing Research Quarterly, e-mail BaenschRE@gmail.com.  For guidance on submissions or further information, please contact the Editor. 

Visit the journal homepage at www.springer.com/12109 for aims and scope, Editorial Board listing, abstracting/indexing services list, and other information.