The ANZASW journal is changing

“[M]aking the journal [Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work] open access, would require a sustained voluntary effort on the part of the collective, but it has several distinct advantages: [1] For the community: the journal would be easily accessible to the social work community worldwide at no cost. [2] For authors: evidence suggests that open access articles are likely to have many, many more readers. This increases the chances that published work has an impact on practice, as well attracting a higher number of citations.[3] For the editors: open journal systems include online systems for managing the publication process from article submission, through peer review, to publication and dissemination. [4] For social justice and sustainability: ANZASW would be contributing to the worldwide open access movement the values of which concur with our own commitment to social justice and sustainability.

The editorial collective have decided to make the journal available through open access, using the open journal system, from the first issue of 2016: issue 28(1)….”

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