The use of departmental journal lists in promotion and tenure decisions at American research universities Academic Article uri icon


  • 2019 The purpose of this multi-institution study was to develop an understanding of where and how ranking lists are being used for the purpose of informing promotion and tenure decisions. Individuals were selected for this survey who, were at the time, serving in administrative positions at 115 R1 Carnegie research institutions. The survey questionnaire consisted of demographic, closed-response, and rating-scale questions designed to understand the respondents' experiences and attitudes concerning their academic department's promotion and tenure process. Results of this survey will inform librarians on practices associated with promotion and tenure involving open access publishing and the use of standardized journal lists.

published proceedings


altmetric score

  • 0.75

author list (cited authors)

  • Bales, S., Hubbard, D. E., vanDuinkerken, W., Sare, L., & Olivarez, J.

citation count

  • 8

complete list of authors

  • Bales, Stephen||Hubbard, David E||vanDuinkerken, Wyoma||Sare, Laura||Olivarez, Joseph

publication date

  • January 2019