The Conversation

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Publication analysis

About the publication

Title: The Conversation



Purpose, objective, or mission: Begun as a project in 2014, The Conversation publishes articles written by Ph.D candidates and university-affiliated researchers. Their aim is to promote access to high quality information and to strive for a better understanding of current affairs and complex issues.1

For more in depth information, take a look at their charter.

Target audience: Members of the general public interested in reading high quality, academic articles, who may not otherwise have access to them.

Publisher: The Conversation US, Inc.

Peer reviewed? Yes.

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About the publication’s submission guidelines

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Types of contributions accepted: The Conversation focuses on three priority areas:

  • “Timely, evidence-based analysis of issues making the news
  • Articles explaining new research and its significance for a non-expert audience
  • Timeless, plain English ‘explainers’ of complex issues”2

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Conclusion: Evaluation of publication’s potential for LIS authors

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Audience analysis

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Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors

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Last updated: March 14, 2018


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  1. “Who We Are,”, accessed March 14, 2018, title=“Who We Are” href=“” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>
  2. “Pitch an article idea,, accessed March 20, 2018,
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