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Information Polity: an international journal for the information age

Information Polity: an international journal for the information age Information Polity 15 (2010) 175–176 DOI 10.3233/IP-2010-0215 IOS Press Editorial Recent data made available to me confirms the gathering strength of Information Polity amongst academics and professionals worldwide. Of particular significance for a journal that sets out to be international in its outreach and content is the interest to be found in the journal in the USA, India, Canada, China as well as in the UK and many other European countries. Such reach will add weight to our application to Thomson/Reuters early next year for indexation into the ISI – the international science index. Following indexation we will then be in a position to announce the official ‘impact factor’ being achieved by IP which, as many readers will be aware, is becoming an adjunct to academic publication deemed to be of the highest importance. The papers in this edition provide further testament to the international standing of Information Polity. This edition contains five papers, authored by academics from five different countries: China, Costa Rica, Slovenia, Norway, and Turkey. In the first of these Weibing Xiao argues that the expansion of ‘information pathways’ in China, brought about by the widespread and growing adoption of new media, has brought the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Information Polity IOS Press

Information Polity: an international journal for the information age

Information Polity , Volume 15 (3) – Jan 1, 2010

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Publisher
IOS Press
Copyright
Copyright © 2010 by IOS Press, Inc
ISSN
1570-1255
eISSN
1875-8754
DOI
10.3233/IP-2010-0215
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Abstract

Information Polity 15 (2010) 175–176 DOI 10.3233/IP-2010-0215 IOS Press Editorial Recent data made available to me confirms the gathering strength of Information Polity amongst academics and professionals worldwide. Of particular significance for a journal that sets out to be international in its outreach and content is the interest to be found in the journal in the USA, India, Canada, China as well as in the UK and many other European countries. Such reach will add weight to our application to Thomson/Reuters early next year for indexation into the ISI – the international science index. Following indexation we will then be in a position to announce the official ‘impact factor’ being achieved by IP which, as many readers will be aware, is becoming an adjunct to academic publication deemed to be of the highest importance. The papers in this edition provide further testament to the international standing of Information Polity. This edition contains five papers, authored by academics from five different countries: China, Costa Rica, Slovenia, Norway, and Turkey. In the first of these Weibing Xiao argues that the expansion of ‘information pathways’ in China, brought about by the widespread and growing adoption of new media, has brought the

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Published: Jan 1, 2010

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