Founded in 1984, we have been curating conferences and publishing journals for over 30 years, and are committed to principals of access, participation, and equality.
79% of our English language journals are indexed by Scopus. The remaining 21% are new titles or titles currently under review (2020).
Over 20,000 articles published in our journals. Common Ground Research Networks strives to be at the leading edge in the investigations of the critical questions of our time. Our areas of innovation: new media, food and urban studies, aging, sustainability, and climate change.
Common Ground Research Networks are proud members of the following organizations.
The Association of American
Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) is an international membership trade body that supports and represents not-for-profit organizations and institutions that publish scholarly and professional content. With over 300 members in 30 countries, membership also includes those that work with these publishers.
The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP), founded in 1978, is a nonprofit organization formed to promote and advance communication among all sectors of the scholarly publication community through networking, information dissemination, and facilitation of new developments in the field.
Crossref is a not-for-profit membership organization for scholarly publishing. Crossref and its members work to make content easy to find, link, cite, and assess by using online tools and services to improve research communications. Crossref's goal is to be a trusted collaborative organization with broad community connections; authoritative and innovative in support of a persistent, sustainable infrastructure for scholarly communication.
We are proud to be a signatory to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Publishers Compact. Launched in collaboration with the International Publishers Association, the compact “features 10 action points that publishers, publishing associations, and others can commit to undertaking in order to accelerate progress to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Signatories aspire to develop sustainable practices and act as champions of the SDGs, publishing books and journals that will help inform, develop and inspire action in that direction.”