The 1st International Conference on Academic Communication Journals which will be held on 27th february 2015 at Universitat Pompeu Fabra will explore and debate one of the basic activities of any researcher and scholar: publishing in scientific journals.The importance of research is obvious, but scientific journals represent the necessary step to make research visible and valuable. Academic journal publishing has become an essential element of the academic career and funding opportunities.
According to this reality, this conference brings together the research community, publishers, editors and academic institutions offering an opportunity to discuss and understand the role and importance of Academic Journal publishing in the Communication field.  The conference will be organised by the Pompeu Fabra University every two years with the specific goals specified hereafter.
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Organized by the Department of Communication of Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in collaboration with the Grupo de Investigación en Documentación y Comunicación Interactiva (DigiDoc) – as part of the activities of the "Audiencias activas y periodismo. Interactividad, integración en la web y buscabilidad de la información periodística" project. CSO2012-39518-C04-02. Plan Nacional de I+D+i, Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (Spain) --  and the Grupo de Investigación en Comunicación Científica (GRECC). Sponsored by Societat Catalana de Comunicació (Institut d'Estudis Catalans).