Support - As postgraduates ourselves, we know that submitting an articles to a journal can be a stressful time. This is why eSharp engages fully with new authors providing support throughout the publishing process.
Quality of feedback - Our anonymous peer review system is designed to provide high quality in-depth feedback from at least two reviewers. Reviewers chosen from a relevant research specialism will give advice on content, strength of arguments and use of language to all authors who submit work within the guidelines of our current Call for Papers.
Quick turnaround time - The eSharp publication system is designed to be quick and efficient (the period of time from submission to publication deadline is under six months). This means you are not waiting for a decision for a long period of time, as would be the case with some traditional print journals.
Get your name out there! - eSharp is an open-access publisher for high-quality research papers and is included in major electronic bibliographies for the Arts, Humanities, Social Science and Education. Once published you can promote your finished piece of research and get your name known in your field of research.
Reach a global audience - Our website has over 5,600 visitors per month from institutions worldwide, giving you a global readership for your article.
Retain the rights - You retain all rights to your work. You assign eSharp only non-exclusive rights to reproduce your article electronically, and to be recognised in any reprintings as the original place of publication.
Quality publication - Since its creation in 2003, eSharp has enjoyed a solid reputation for publishing original and high-quality research. This means you can be assured that your article will sit amongst other articles, which also contribute significantly to their research field.
Widen the horizons of your research - eSharp is an interdisciplinary journal however its themed issues allow research to find common ground while seen in a wider academic context.
All eSharp articles contribute to the Research Assessment Exercise - The UK RAE often strikes fear into the heart of the most seasoned academic. For new researchers in Britain, having RAE-able articles published is the first step (and arguably the most important) towards an academic post. For those outwith the UK, most academic systems throughout the world prioritise the publication and dissemination of research in high-quality peer-reviewed journals in a similar way to the RAE.