Australian University Output in Quality Information Systems Journals

By Carmine Sellitto.

Published by The Learner Collection

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This study reports on research that examined Australian university performance associated with scholarly articles published in a set of high quality information systems journals. One hundred twenty-eight articles were published over some eight years with the majority appearing in just three journals—“Decision Support Systems,” “European Journal of Information Systems” and the “Journal of Information Technology.” The study found that authors from 102 different institutions were contributors across the 128 articles—potentially reflecting the efforts of Australian-based academics to engage and collaborate with internationally based scholars. Although 27 different Australian universities had at least one article published in this set of journals, the Go8 universities collectively had an output that equated to over 50% of all normal article counts (NC). The University of Melbourne was found to have the greatest article output of the Australian-based institutions, whilst no university published articles in all of the nine journals. The research constitutes a timely contribution to the academic publishing landscape, noting that there has been a significant interest by Australian scholars in recent times to document various aspects of academic publishing.

Keywords: Australia, Information Systems (IS), Academic, University, Journal, Quality, ACPHIS

The International Journal of Learning, Volume 18, Issue 12, pp.225-242. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 3.006MB).

Dr. Carmine Sellitto

Senior Lecturer, School of Management and Information Systems, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

Carmine Sellitto is Research Associate with the Centre for Applied Informatics at Victoria University. Dr. Sellitto has published widely and some of his 100 peer-reviewed publications have been on topics associated with education and learning, management and technology, tourism and IT, e-business & Internet-marketing, information quality and small business technology adoption.

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