The International Journal of the Image interrogates the nature of the image and functions of image-making. This cross-disciplinary journal brings together researchers, theoreticians, practitioners, and teachers from areas of interest including: architecture, art, cognitive science, communications, computer science, cultural studies, design, education, film studies, history, linguistics, management, marketing, media studies, museum studies, philosophy, photography, psychology, religious studies, semiotics, and more.
The International Journal of the Image is peer-reviewed, supported by rigorous processes of criterion-referenced article ranking and qualitative commentary, ensuring that only intellectual work of the greatest substance and highest significance is published.
The International Journal of the Image encourages the widest range of submissions and aims to foster the highest standards of intellectual excellence.
Publishing in both electronic and print formats, we are committed to expanding the visibility, reach, and impact of research published in The International Journal of the Image.
Reviewers are selected on the basis of subject matter and disciplinary expertise. All review scores are based on clearly articulated criteria, leading to fairer and more precise feedback.
We take seriously the “peer” of “peer review.” After having work accepted for publication, authors become reviewers, making the journal truly the collaborative work of a Research Network.
We don’t put undue weight on institutional affiliation, stage in career, previous publishing experience, national origins, or disciplinary perspective. If the article is excellent, it will be considered for publication.
As Research Network members, authors have subscriber access to the journal and book imprint.
Authors can make their articles freely available via the Hybrid Open Access option.
With seven volumes
The International Journal of the Image currently has an acceptance rate of 33% (2017).
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