Shannon Mason and Margaret Merga

Shannon Mason (pictured) is an assistant professor in the Department of Education at Nagasaki University in Japan and an adjunct senior lecturer in the School of Education at Murdoch University in Australia. Margaret K. Merga is a senior lecturer in education at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia. Her research areas include literacy, libraries, higher education and well-being.

Library shelves with various journals lying flat

In Praise of Those ‘Less Prestigious’ Journals

Shannon Mason and Margaret K. Merga argue that researchers should adopt more careful citation practices, as a means to broaden and contextualise what counts as ‘prestigious’ research and create a more equitable publishing environment for research outside of core anglophone countries.

2 years ago