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Listed in alphabetical order


a-n The Artists Information Company
Various publications are produced by a-n (formerly Artist's Newsletter) including a Directory of Art Services and the a-n Magazine which includes features and international articles, news, letters, artists' stories, what's on, directory listings and an opportunities section.


Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education
Focusing on arts and media-based subjects, and encompassing all areas of higher education, this journal reveals the potential value of new educational styles and creative teaching methods.,id=139/


Art & Research: A Journal of Ideas, Contexts and Methods
Art & Research is an artist-led, internationally peer-assessed e-journal of Research in Fine Art Practice, focused upon questions, contexts and methodologies of artistic research and practice. Art & Research aims to serve professional artists and academics, curators and critics, artistic researchers, postgraduate and doctoral research students and undergraduates, and to inform current pedagogical thought in a global context.

The journal is an international peer-reviewed academic journal dealing with design. Artifact addresses topical themes and issues relevant to design researchers, practising designers, organizations, and manufacturers. It reflects the broad field of design today by giving researchers from different disciplines the opportunity to debate and exchange ideas. Artifact is open to many kinds of discourse, with an emphasis on human and cultural issues.


The Artist's Yearbook 2010/11
A comprehensive listings guide for potential or practicing professional artists who wish to produce, study, exhibit, sell or teach art in the UK.


British Education Index
The British Education Index supports the professional study of education by facilitating the identification and use of specific reading matter and event-related information.

Craft Research
The aim of this forthcoming journal is to advocate and promote current and emerging craft research, including research into materials, processes, methods, concepts, aesthetic and style. This may be in any discipline area of the applied arts and crafts, including craft education.,id=172/


Design Research Quarterly
This is the journal for Design Research Society members and it brings together the latest research and latest news in the field of design research. Each issue is available only to DRS members during the six months following publication but following the six-month embargo, DRQ becomes an open-access journal.
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The International Journal of Design
This is is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to publishing research papers in all fields of design, including industrial design, visual communication design, interface design, animation and game design, architectural design, urban design, and other design related fields.


International Journal of Education through Art
Promoting relationships between the two disciplines, the journal comprises refereed texts in the form relationships between art and education. Each issue consists of refereed texts in the form of critical essays, articles, exhibition reviews and image-text features.,id=121/


Findings- the newsletter of the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI)
This is published in electronic and print versions. It contains news reports and analysis by staff and doctoral students in CAMRI. The aim of the newsletter is to spread awareness of the research activities undertaken. It regularly reports on research grant awards, the results of research projects, scholarly publications and the progress of students' doctoral research. Findings welcomes articles from current and past members of CAMRI and its predecessor CCIS, and is happy to consider submissions from anyone who would like to contribute to their research effort.


The Journal of Gaming and Virtual World
This is a peer-refereed, international journal which focuses on theoretical and applied, empirical, critical, rhetorical, creative, pedagogic, economic and professional approaches to the study of electronic games across platforms and genres as well as ludic and serious online environments such as Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games and Second Life.,id=164/view,page=2/


International Journal of Media & Cultural Politics
The International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics (MCP) is a new serial publication to begin in 2005. The journal is committed to analyzing the politics of communications and cultural processes. It addresses cultural politics in their local, international and global dimensions, recognizing equally the importance of issues defined by their specific cultural geography and those which run across cultures and nations. The content focus will be critical, in-depth analysis and engaged research of the intersections of sociology, politics, cultural studies and media studies with the aim of keeping academic analysis in dialogue with the practical world of communications, culture and politics.,id=122/


The Media Education Research Journal
MERJ offers a forum for the exchange of academic research into media education and pedagogy conducted by academics, practitioners and teachers situated in all sectors and contexts for media education. The journal aims to encourage dialogue between the sectors and between media educators from different countries, with the aim to facilitate the transfer of critical, empirical, action and discursive research into the complexity of media education as social practice.

Journal of Media Practice
Aims to offer definitions, models of practical work to connect educational practices with industry interests, to provide a means of recognising the intellectual resources that now exist in media studies.,id=132/

International Journal of Performance Arts & Digital Media
The journal actively encourages debate and cross-disciplinary exchange of a broad range of approaches surrounding the use of new media and information technologies in the creation and implementation of performances. Such debate may extend into associated implications teaching and research at undergraduate and postgraduate level.,id=120/


Practice and Evidence of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
This journal offers an opportunity for those involved in University learning and teaching to disseminate their practice. It aims to publish accounts of scholarly practice that report on small-scale practitioner research and case studies of practice that involve reflection, critique, implications for future practice and are informed by relevant literature, with a focus on enhancement of student learning.

The Radio Journal: International Studies in Broadcast and Audio Media
Presents a critcal approaches to broadcast/audio media across a range of scholarly disciplines; as well, it provides coverage of pedagogical issues in the teaching of radio studies. It documents new work in the field and describes works in progress. Published in association with the Radio Studies Network, the journal covers contexts, forms and genres of radio broadcasting - as well as such new audio media as books-on-tape and "sound art".,id=123/


Reinvention: Journal of Undergraduate Research
This is an online, peer-reviewed journal, dedicated to the publication of high-quality undergraduate student research from all disciplines and all students. The journal is funded by the Reinvention Centre for Undergraduate Research, a collaborative Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning based at the University of Warwick and Oxford Brookes University. The Reinvention Centre promotes research-based learning.

Journal of Screen Writing
The journal explores the nature of writing for the screen image; this includes not only writing for film and television but also computer games and animation. The journal highlights current academic and professional thinking about the screenplay and intends to promote, stimulate and bring together current research and contemporary debates around the screenplay whilst encouraging groundbreaking research in an international arena.,id=182/view,page=1/

Screen is the leading international journal of academic film and television studies. From video art to popular television, from Hollywood to Hong Kong, from art cinema to British film finance, Screen authors cover a wide range of issues, both contemporary and historical, from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Each quarterly issue combines substantial scholarly essays with reports and debates on conferences and current research, along with book reviews.


The Times Higher Education Supplement

Tracey - Contemorary Drawing Research
This is an electronic open access journal, based at Loughborough University, dedicated to the presentation of drawing and the discussion of drawing practice.


Journal of Visual Art Practice
Aims to encourage high-quality reflection on issues of concern to those who teach in the visual art field and to establish a distinctive voice for its practice particularly in relation to current debates about the future function of further and higher education. Covers contextual practice, design arts, and the whole field of visual arts.,id=131/


Wide Screen
This is a peer-reviewed, open access journal. It is devoted to the critical study of cinema from historical, theoretical, political, and aesthetic perspectives. With radical changes in the modes of production, distribution, and exhibition, the journal aims to combine the best of academic and journalistic critique of cinema to inform readers about the various critical vantage points from which to understand cinema in this dynamic environment.

The Journal of Writing in Creative Practice
This is the official organ of the Writing Purposefully in Art and Design (Writing PAD) network. It offers art and design institutions an arena in which to explore and develop the notion of thinking through writing as a parallel to visual discourse in art and design practice. The journal aims to extend the debates to all national and international higher educational art and design institutions.


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