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Please note no further contributions will be accepted for the Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology


The Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology is an international quality, peer reviewed journal covering innovative research and practice in Information Technology. Until 2000 it was titled the Australian Computer Journal, and has been published by the Australian Computer Society continuously since November 1967.

The Journal has a dual emphasis and contains articles that are of interest both to practicing information technology professionals and to university and industry researchers. In particular, it encourages papers that report on activities that have successfully connected fundamental and applied research with practical application. The journal thus publishes papers relating to both emerging research and to professional practice.

It provides high quality peer reviewed survey and review articles in computer science, information systems and software engineering that aim to effectively transfer knowledge for the Australasian context. The Journal also publishes articles about topical and important areas that are accessible by computing professionals, academics and students. It contextualizes the most recent research and knowledge for the practitioner.

The Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology (the JRPIT) encourages submission of innovative and original articles in all areas of Information Technology including Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Systems and Information Engineering and Telecommunications. Submission details can be found on the relevant pages.

The practitioner focused articles may be reports on industry based projects, and this may include reports on ventures that were not successful. Such reports would explain to the practitioner and others why the projects did or did not work.

The style of article published include:

  • Papers examining original research and/or applications;
  • Short articles describing original research and/or applications or commenting on relevant legal, political or technical innovations;
  • Survey or tutorial articles describing new directions in InformationTechnology or practical applications of fundamental research;
  • ARC Linkage reports;
  • Industry projects;
  • Papers on technology for industry;
  • Book Reviews;
  • Announcements; and
  • Position and Conference Advertisements.

See the accompanying pages for submission details.

The Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology is distributed free to all Australian Computer Society members. Non members and libraries may subscribe to the Journal at the reasonable rates outlined on the accompanying page.

Bibliographic Information


Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology - J. Res. Prac. Inf. Tech.




Australian Computer Society Inc.
PO Box Q534, QVB Post Office
Sydney 1230
New South Wales

Editor-in-Chief (and address for correspondence):

Professor John Yearwood, Editor-in-Chief,

Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology
School of Science, Information Technology and Engineering
University of Ballarat
P.O. Box 663
Ballarat,  Victoria 3353

Email: jrpit@ballarat.edu.au

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