About the Journal

The Journal for Research Methodologists (JRM) is published by Costa Research Institute (CRI), a research outfit focused on the scientific development of Southern Epistemologies, with a strong focus on methodologies. 

The JRM is an Open Access journal, dedicated to encouraging scholarship within Social Sciences, with a special focus on Research Methods. The special area of interest is Qualitative Research and Mixed Methods Research. The target audience for this journal is postgraduates and post-doctoral researchers, including early career researchers.

The journal is divided into four main categories as follows:

  1. Article publications
  2. Theses and Dissertations
  3. Books
  4. E-books


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Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process.



We encourage research librarians to list this journal among their library's electronic journal holdings. As well, it may be worth noting that this journal's open-source publishing system is suitable for libraries to host for their faculty members to use with journals they are involved in editing (see Open Journal Systems).