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Social Science Computer Review

2015 Impact Factor: 1.525
2015 Ranking: 51/104 in Computer Science, Interdisciplinary Applications | 15/93 in Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary | 24/86 in Information Science & Library Science
2016 Release of Journal Citation Reports, Source: 2015 Web of Science Data

Editor
G. David Garson North Carolina State University
Co-Editor
Ronald E. Anderson University of Minnesota


eISSN: 15528286| ISSN: 08944393|Current volume: 34|Current issue: 4 Frequency: Bi-monthly

Social Science Computer Review (SSCR) is an interdisciplinary journal covering social science instructional and research applications of computing, as well as societal impacts of information technology. Published bi-monthly, topics include: artificial intelligence, business, computational social science theory, computer-assisted survey research, computer-based qualitative analysis, computer simulation, economic modeling, electronic publishing, geographic information systems, instrumentation and research tools, public administration, social impacts of computing and telecommunications, software evaluation, and world-wide web resources for social scientists.
 
Interdisciplinary Nature

Because the uses and impacts of computing are interdisciplinary, so is Social Science Computer Review. The journal is of direct relevance to scholars and scientists in a wide variety of disciplines. In its pages, you'll find work in the following areas:

  • sociology
  • anthropology
  • political science
  • economics
  • psychology
  • computer literacy
  • computer applications
  • methodology

Varied Features

To provide complete and balanced coverage, Social Science Computer Review presents you with a unique range of scholarship, including:

  • Articles... leading scholars explore the economic, political and social ramifications of computing technologies and society, as well as the issues surrounding them. Various forms of computing are examined to identify opportunities for enhancement and advancement and provide you with authoritative scholarship on how computing affects society and the social scientist
  • Software Reviews... in each issue, extensive reviews on the functionality of the broad range of software used by social scientists direct you immediately to the programs you need in your work
  • Symposiums... special sections devoted to examining issues of current concern provide you with focused and balanced coverage of important topics
  • Reports and Communication... brief updates, descriptions and insights keep you up to date with the latest work, thinking and developments in the field
  • Book Reviews... thoughtful and considered evaluations of current literature keep you informed about the best and most useful work in the field
  • News and Notes... each issue brings you comprehensive and current listings of online sites, services and products, so that you know what''s available in the wide range of areas covered by the journal

Unique Scope Social Science Computer Review is an interdisciplinary journal covering social science instructional and research applications of computing, as well as societal impacts of informational technology. Topics included: artificial intelligence, business, computational social science theory, computer-assisted survey research, computer-based qualitative analysis, computer simulation, economic modeling, electronic modeling, electronic publishing, geographic information systems, instrumentation and research tools, public administration, social impacts of computing and telecommunications, software evaluation, world-wide web resources for social scientists. Interdisciplinary Nature Because the Uses and impacts of computing are interdisciplinary, so is Social Science Computer Review. The journal is of direct relevance to scholars and scientists in a wide variety of disciplines. In its pages you'll find work in the following areas: sociology, anthropology, political science, economics, psychology, computer literacy, computer applications, and methodology.

Associate Editor for Anthropology
Michael D. Fischer University of Kent
Associate Editor for History
Orville V. Burton Clemson University
Associate Editor for Political Science
Michael Parkin Oberlin College
Associate Editor for Psychology
Anja S. Göritz University of Freiburg
Associate Editor for Social and Organizational Studies
William H. Dutton University of Oxford, UK
Associate Editor for Sociology
Jennifer Suzanne Earl University of Arizona
Associate Editor for Statistics and Research Methodology
Michael Bosnjak University of Mannheim
Editorial Board
Mark R. Altaweel University College London
Micah Altman Director of Research - MIT Libraries
Jody C. Baumgartner East Carolina University
Shelley J. Boulianne Grant MacEwan University
Wenhong Chen University of Texas at Austin
Mick Couper University of Michigan
David Crookall Higher Institute for Economy & Management, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
Martyn Denscombe De Montfort University, England
Don A. Dillman Washington State University, USA
Mila Gascó University at Albany, State University of New York, USA
Homero Gil de Zuniga  
Eszter Hargittai University of Zurich, Switzerland
Linda Little Northumbria University
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  • The Social Science Computer Review requires electronic submission of manuscripts in Word .doc format (or if necessary, WordPerfect .wpd format or .rtf Rich Text Format), sent to the editor at garson@ncsu.edu. Please put the term "SSCORE" in your Subject: line. Also, each author and coauthor should separately send PDF of both a completed Author Information Form and a Permissions Form to the editor, G. David Garson, by email. These forms are found
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