Aim & Scope:
Visitor Studies is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal that publishes high-quality articles focusing on visitor research, reflections on the field, research methodologies, and theoretical perspectives. The journal also covers subjects related to museums and learning in out-of-school settings such as zoos, nature centers, visitor centers, historic sites, and parks.
The aim of Visitor Studies
is to provide an accessible, authoritative source of information within the visitor studies field. The journal offers both theoretical and practical insights of relevance to practitioners and scholars. Visitor Studies
strives to develop its reputation as an international publication.
Contributors to the journal share their research procedures and findings with practitioners and other researchers. Original and review articles present a forum for new data and provide practical and useful conclusions. Material found in Visitor Studies
contributes to the ongoing progress and development of the field.
Issues of Visitor Studies
are accessible to paid members of the Visitor Studies Association in print and electronic format, and to individuals, libraries, and other institutions through subscription.
Peer Review Policy: All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and refereeing by two anonymous referees.
Steven R. Guberman - Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Book Review Editors:
Janette Griffin - University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Des Griffin - Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia
David Anderson - University of British Columbia, Canada
Doris Ash - University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Roy Ballantyne - University of Queensland, Australia
Stephen Bitgood - Jacksonville State University, USA
Lauren Causey - Science Museum of Minnesota, USA
Regan Forrest - University of Queensland, Australia
James Kisiel - California State University, Long Beach, USA
Theano Moussouri - UCL Institute of Archeology, UK
Jan Packer - University of Queensland, Australia
Scott Pattison - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, USA
Molly Phipps - Consulting, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Gayra Ostgaard Eliou - Science Museum of Minnesota, USA