About the best publishing practices at the research and practice conference with the participation of Business Perspectives’ representatives

June 13, 2018

Fedir Zhuravka, the Editor-in-Chief of the “Geopolitics under Globalization” journal, and Serhii Kozmenko, the head of the "JIC Index" project, participated in the Eighth Research and Practice Conference titled "Scientific Periodicals: Traditions and Innovations", which took place on June 8, 2018, at Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. It was organized by the Publishing House "Academperiodicals" of the NASU.

Serhii Kozmenko gave a report "Ukrainian academic journals and their compliance to the best publishing practices" based on the analysis of the NASU’s journals, which are indexed by international databases (according to the Scopus and Web of Science databases), assessment of the current state of the journals publication and their compliance with international publishing standards. It was explained how, through the Index of compliance with international standards, an editor can independently analyze and determine the prospects for development.

During the conference, the publishing strategy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the publication activities of domestic scientists, open access and copyright protection, systems for identifying subjects and objects of publishing were discussed.

The event was successful due to the concentration of the best experts in one place - chief editors and editorial board members, publishing experts, scholars and all those interested in the modern Ukrainian academic periodicals. The participants managed to discuss problematic issues; learn about best practices and experience; and find colleagues, cooperation with which will allow for the development of scientific journals and domestic science.