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Emerald Health and Social Care 17 April 2015


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Presentation by Charles Lamb of Emerald Publishing to the Eduserv Mental Health Resources Focus Group meeting on 17 April 2015

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Emerald Health and Social Care 17 April 2015

  1. 1. Health & Social Care Presented by Lisa Rothera & Charles Lamb
  2. 2. Pier Professional • Emerald Acquired Pier in 2011 • They had 21 Health & Social Care Journals dating back to 1996 • Created the Emerald HSC Collection • The collection currently has 32 Journals – evolving year on year to take into account changes and development of policies, practice and research
  3. 3. Sample Journals This journal supports professionals in delivering high-quality and evidence-based practice, and also provides a forum for the debate of current issues and opinions. This key title bridges the gap between research and practice. It is the only journal to address developments across all adult service user groups in adult protection and safeguarding vulnerable adults.
  4. 4. Historically… • Emerald Health Care Management Journals - dating back to 1970’s • Clinical Governance • International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance • International Journal of Work Place Health Management • Journal of Health Organisation & Management • Journal of Integrated Care • Leadership in Health Services • Nutrition & Food Science
  5. 5. High Quality • Many are published in association with leading organisations in research, policy and practice including the Institute of Mental Health, Tizard Centre at the University of Kent and Kings College London • The content suggests improvements for practice and considers the social impact of research & policy • Apart from two 2015 new launches, all titles ranked in Scopus • Journals are Abstracted & Indexed in: – British Nursing Index, Social Care Online, SOCINDEX, MEDLINE, CINAHL, PsychINFO – Amongst Others
  6. 6. Key Categories
  7. 7. Scope • Global Authorship & Readership • Well Known Editors • Heavily Practitioner Led • Topical Special Issues – e.g. Dementia / Alzheimer's • Press Coverage
  8. 8. Emerald WebPage • Let’s Do a Search!! •
  9. 9. Testimonials (Scopus) • “We found your publication [Journal of Public Mental Health] to be of high quality according to our standards. Your articles are very well- cited in the literature. You also have an outstanding editorial board. ..Overall, you are to be congratulated on a first-rate journal.” - Scopus Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB) • "Advances in Dual Diagnosis is a very specialist journal that caters for professionals in this specialist field of mental health care... Citations can also be seen in other Scopus based journals which indicates a presence in terms of the research community.“ - Scopus Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB)
  10. 10. Testimonials • “The breadth of the subjects covered and the contemporary nature of the articles within each journal ensure that everyone is catered for in the collection. The feedback we have had on the content of journals is excellent.” – Simon Shrimpton, Social Services Library and Research, Kent County Council • “Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities has become an established forum of knowledge across inter-disciplinary professionals that integrates conceptual thinking, evidence-based practice and research. It is an important aid in facilitating skills development and improvement.” – Professor Nick Bouras, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, King’s College London, Institute of Psychiatry and Maudsley International, UK
  11. 11. Questions….