Unformatted text preview: policy? Is there an unstated editorial policy? Is the policy followed? 7. What are the general contents of the journal, i.e., book reviews, research briefs, cross-fire sections, letters, etc.? 8. What are the kinds of topics in the articles? What types of issues are studied and the types of methods used? Is there a pattern? 9. What changes do you note over time? Skimming issues and titles over a long period, do you detect any major changes in the journal - content, style, types of issues, methods, etc.? Do these correlate with major geo-political and social events of the times or changes occurring in the discipline? 10. What is your overall evaluation of this journal? What is its purpose, its reason for being and its justification? Why should anyone read it? Who is its audience? How well does it accomplish its goals?...
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