Types of publications collected for HERDC

There are four publication types which are eligible for the HERDC collection:

Book – Authored Research (A1)
Types of books that may meet the criteria include:

  • critical scholarly texts
  • new interpretations of historical events
  • new ideas or perspectives based on established research findings

Book Chapter – Commercial Publisher (B1)
Types of books that may meet the criteria include:

  • a scholarly introduction of chapter length to an edited volume, where the content of the introduction reports research and makes a substantial contribution to a defined area of knowledge
  • a critical scholarly text of chapter length
  • critical reviews of current research

Journal Article – Refereed, Scholarly Journal (C1)
The types of journal articles that may meet the criteria include:

  • commentaries and communications of original research
  • research notes
  • letters to journals, provided that the letter satisfies the definition of research and the requirements for journal articles in this section
  • critical scholarly texts which appear in article form
  • articles reviewing multiple works or an entire field of research
  • invited papers in journals
  • articles in journals which are targeted to both scholars and professionals
  • articles in a stand alone series

Conference Publication – Full Paper Refereed (E1)
The types of conference publications that may meet the criteria include:

  • papers published in full
  • papers that have been peer reviewed in their entirety
  • papers presented at a conference, workshop or seminar of national or international significance