Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The International Journal of Qualitative Methods is the peer-reviewed interdisciplinary open access journal of the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (IIQM) at the University of Alberta, Canada.

The journal was established in 2002 as an eclectic and international forum for papers reporting original methodological insights, study design innovations, and funded-project proposals using qualitative or mixed methods research that are useful to the global research community.

IJQM is now published by SAGE on behalf of IIQM. To access the Submission Guidelines and submit via SAGE please go to: http://www.sagepub.in/journals/Journal202499#tabview=manuscriptSubmission

 

Section Policies

Articles

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Qualitative Study Protocols

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Publication Frequency

The International Journal of Qualitative Methods is a peer reviewed journal published as an open annual volume (formerly quarterly), web-based journal by the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology at the University of Alberta, Canada, and its international affiliates.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Becoming a Peer Reviewer

If you have expertise in qualitative research and would be interested in becoming a peer reviewer for IJQM, please send the following to ijqm@ualberta.ca:

• A brief outline of your expertise and experience with qualitative methods
• A list of your reviewing interests/expertise (include methods, theories, populations, and disciplines, etc.)
• A CV or resumé

If you would like more information on being a good reviewer, go to: http://pkpschool.sfu.ca/becoming-a-reviewer/