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    Definitions of Publication Types

    1 Scholarly books, monographs and chapters

    1.1 Research book or monograph (author) – Authored work generally arising from academic research project(s) although contract research can produce such results if findings are in the public domain

    1.2 Chapter in an edited book (author) – A paper, essay, or other material authored specifically for inclusion in an edited book; does not include an opening or summary chapter prepared by an editor for inclusion in a work counted in (1.2)

    1.3 Textbook (author) – A full-length authored work used for instructional purposes; include revisions if they involve "substantial" (at least 20%) new material

    1.4 Edited book (editor) – an edited book of essays, research papers or the equivalent

    2 Journal publications

    2.1 Paper in refereed journal – A paper in a refereed journal devoted to reporting the results of basic or applied research

    2.2 Paper in policy or professional journal – A paper in a refereed or unrefereed journal publishing policy or educational material for a professional audience

    2.3 Journal editors – Editor, associate editor, or the equivalent of a journal or similar on-going publication venture

    3 Conference papers

    3.1 Invited conference paper – A paper invited for presentation at an academic or professional meeting and published in conference proceedings

    3.2 Refereed conference paper – A paper accepted for presentation at an academic or professional meeting on the basis of a formal peer review process external to the institution and published in conference proceedings

    3.3 Other conference paper – Any other paper presented at an academic or professional conference

    4 Miscellaneous

    4.1 Course materials – Study units, CD-ROMs, websites, etc. developed for an external project / developed for a distance learning course which have been approved by a course team and an External Course Examiner

    4.2 Translation of other's work – Translation of an item of type (1.1) through (2.2) and (4.1) above, written by others: translation of one's own work is considered part of the authoring process and should not be included

    4.3 Consulting or contract research report – Report on work performed under an institutional consulting or research contract: reports counted here generally will be prepared for the client, and they may be proprietary if institutional rules permit

    4.1 Others


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    Modified Date: Aug 18, 2015

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