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Call for papers

Focus and Aim: A key goal of the journal is to facilitate high quality applied research across a range of contexts with priority given to research that is directed towards a  practical application or implication. It is intended that by welcoming submissions from across a range of disciplines the journal will bridge the gap between theory and practice. We encourage anyone working in the field of applied research wishing to communicate recent developments in their field to contribute to the journal. Also we welcome submissions with an interdisciplinary focus.

Journal Description: DBS Applied Research and Theory Journal is an open access, peer-reviewed, academic journal published by the DBS Library Press.

Journal Coverage: The journal welcomes submissions from across a range of disciplines.

Submission Invitation: The journal welcomes new/original contributions from a range of contributors including academics, researchers, industry and students from Ireland and beyond for publication in our next publication (Feb, 2025). 

Submission Types: The journal accepts a variety of content ranging from journal articles, opinion pieces, and case studies to book reviews and conference reports that advance practical knowledge or theory.

Submission Guidelines: Authors are invited to submit papers for this journal through the Submission Portal.

Editorial and Advisory Board Listing: Editorial Board and Advisory Board members include academics, librarians and practitioners from institutions in Ireland and internationally.

Submission Deadlines: The journal is published annually. The deadline for submission for the next volume is August 31, 2024.

New Graduate Article Award: We would like to invite submissions for the Graduate Article Award. £250 will be given for the best article submitted by a postgraduate student registered at an Irish college or university.  

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