The Journals: Management and Publishing Solutions department (J:MaPS) updates will inform you of the latest news including journal updates, editorial changes, and new issue releases. This edition features news from individual journals’ editors.
James Wadley (Lincoln University), the editor of the Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships, launched a podcast series. He discusses what is going on with the journal and has conversations with authors, special issue editors, and experts working in areas relevant to the journal’s mission.
Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies features Frontiers Augmented on its website. The editors, Wanda Pillow, Kimberly Jew, and Darius Bost (University of Utah) envision it as “a means for deeper engagement with the content published in the Frontiers journal by featuring author interviews, round table discussions, artist perspectives, podcast editions, and beyond.”
North Dakota Quarterly has an active blog thanks to editor Bill Caraher (University of North Dakota) and other members of the journal’s editorial team. Posts cover a variety of topics ranging from commentary on current events to promotions of upcoming content, with some occasional musings on everyday life.
Seth Whidden (The Queen’s College, University of Oxford), editor of Nineteenth-Century French Studies, uses the journal’s website to expand its content through an extensive online-only book review section. He also created the NCFS Sourcebook for the Agrégation de lettres modernes as a tool to connect scholars preparing for the annual exam with relevant content from NCFS.