Review of Communication Research

About RCR Impact Factor

The articles that we publish are downloadable by anybody in the world, free of charge, immediately. In this way, we are helping the advancement of the academic field and the distribution of our author's work.

 

Scholars reach our articles. In fact, scholars can find them by coming to our official website, by accessing databases such as Web of Science and Scopus, or open-access respositories such as Social Science Open Access Repository, Internet Archive, Academia.edu. Of course, search engines such as Google, Bing, or Yahoo are an excellent way to find our articles. This high accessibility rises the impact of the articles we publish.

 

Moreover, our articles are citable as soon as they are accepted. It also facilitates a fast impact on the field.

 

As a consequence, our articles have an high impact on the field. We present some data that may give you an overall idea of our citation performance:

 

1. The articles published from 2015 to 2017 have been cited an average of 4.82 times in Web of Science Core Collection;

 

2. The simulated Impact Factor that an external entity (see the source below the image) has calculated using Journal Citation Reports (JCR) statistic is 2.8 for 2017 (Please, note that RCR is not ranked in JCR and therefore Clarivate has not provided us with such information). We can prove that the statistic calculation is correct. Ask us for more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

impact factor

 

Source: https://www.revistacomunicar.com/index.php?contenido=ranking-revistas-esci#Communication

 

3. The average number of citations received by the articles we published in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 by september 2018 in Google Scholar is 18.5 (SD = 15.8; Median = 13.5; min = 4, Max = 54.)

 

4. Scopus CiteScore Tracker gives an impact of 2.0 for 2018.

 

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Peer-Review Process

The purpose of the review process is to give an expert opinion regarding the quality of the manuscript being considered. The review process in RCR should provide the authors, associate editors and editor with information on how to improve the article and make it publishable in a first line journal.

Reviewers' task is to HELP the author and the journal staff to improve the manuscript.

 

Double-Blind-Peer-Review Process + Editor Review

Each article is reviewed by two respected specialists on the topic who are part of the editorial board or who are contacted ad hoc, and by the editor or by an associate editor. 

Ad-hoc reviewers and reviewers in the editorial board must have an excellent publication record.

If you are interested in participating as a ad-hoc reviewer, please, write to the editor: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The address of the Editorial Management System is: www.review-of-communication-research.org

 

Open-Review Process

Drafts are also made available to the scholar commmunity in the open-access-reviewing process.

 

What is it about?

You can review the articles RCR is going to publish. You will be credited in the paper if the author improves his/her paper with any of your suggestions.

 

 

How does it work?

Drafts are uploaded in RCR website.

You can download them, but first you must register.

 Registration is simple and you have to answer only few questions. It is required that you register with your institutional email address (i.e., gmail, hotmail or similar domains are not accepted for registration.)

Registration allows us to control who downloads the manuscripts, as a measure to protect our author’s work.

Once you have read the manuscript, you can review it. You do not need to log in in order to publish your analysis.

Alternatively, you can send an email directly to the editor: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

The author/s and editor will read your comments and send a reply. You will be invited to sign the published article.

 

The author/s and editor will read your comments and send a reply.

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Quality

 

Review of Communication Research counts with an excellent Editorial Board, Associate Editors and Editor.

 

Selected authors have published with us (e.g., W. James Potter, Timothy Levine, James D. Ivory, Maxwell McCombs, Talia Stroud, James P. Dillard, Lijiang Shen, Kory Floyd, Scott W Campbell, Robert Abelman, John Sherry, Daniel McDonald).

 

The double-blind peer-review process plus open-peer review assure the best standards of quality.

 

The 2015 Distinguished Article Award of NCA's Communication and Social Cognition Division has been awarded to Dr. Lijiang Shen and Dr. James P. Dillard' s literature review on threat, fear and persuasion that we published in 2014.

 

 Review of Communication Research has been included in SCOPUS and Emerging Sources Citation Index.

Because RCR has an excellent Editorial Board, Associate Editors and Editor.
 
To be part of the selected authors who have published with us (e.g., W. James Potter, Timothy Levine, James D. Ivory, Maxwell McCombs, Talia Stroud, James P. Dillard, Lijiang Shen, Kory Floyd, Scott W Campbell, Robert Abelman, John Sherry, Daniel McDonald, Rajiv Rimal, etc.).
 
The double-blind peer-review process of revision, plus open-peer review assure the best standards of quality.
 
This year Distinguished Article Award of NCA's Communication and Social Cognition Division has been awarded to Dr. Lijiang Shen and Dr. James P. Dillard' s literature review on threat, fear and persuasion, we published in 2014.

 

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Editorial Board, Associate Editors, Editor

ISSN: 2255-4165

 

 

We cover every subfield in Communication, therefore we need a long list of Editorial Board members. Self-candidatures are accepted. Please, write an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

RCR also uses ad-hoc reviewers.

 

 

Editor

Giorgio P. De Marchis (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

 

Associate Editors (In alphabetical order)

Evans, William (University of Alabama, USA)

Ivory, James D. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Director, VT G.A.M.E.R. Lab, USA)

Shen, Lijiang (Pennsylvania State University, USA

 

Editorial Board (In alphabetical order)

Abelman, Robert (Cleveland State University, USA)

Allen, Mike (University of Winsconsin at Milwakee, USA)

Atkinson, Tim (President of the Arkansas Science and Technology Authority, USA)

Baran, Stanley (Bryant University, USA)

Campbell, Scott W. (University of Michigan, USA)

Dillard, James P. (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

Evans, William (University of Alabama, USA)

Graaf, Anneke de (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands)

Hall, Alice (University of Missouri, USA)

Ivory, James D. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Director, VT G.A.M.E.R. Lab, USA)

Krcmar, Marina (Wake Forest University, USA)

Leshner, Glenn (University of Missouri. Co-director PRIME Lab, USA)

Maurer, Marcus  (University of Mainz, Germany)

McCombs, Maxwell E. (University of Texas at Austin, USA)

Mikal, Jude (University of Minnesota Twin Cities, USA)

O'Keefe, Daniel J. (Northwestern University, USA)

Potter, W. James (University of California at Santa Barbara, USA)

Schmierbach, Mike (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

Shen, Lijiang (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

 

 

Open-Peer Review and Journal Development:

David Schieferdecker (Free University of Berlin, Germany)

 

  

Editorial Assistants and Social Media Team:

Theresa Higgins (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)

Sandra Hall (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)

 

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Contact for academic issues:

Giorgio P. De Marchis

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Facultad de Ciencias de la Información

Avenida Complutense, s/n

28040 Madrid, Spain

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Social Media

 
We encourage scholars to participate in the Open-Review process, and to discuss and comment articles on the debate web site or on our Facebook page, among other places.

 

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Keep yourself updated on the publication of literature reviews and meta-analysis articles in the Communication area of study. We will also inform you about the drafts in the Open-Review process.

 

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