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Round table with a representative of the Web of Science

On the last day of March in the session hall of the Conference Hall of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine a round table discussion on "How to develop a scientific journal using Web of Science", which was attended by members of of the Scientific and Publishing Council of the NAS of Ukraine and more than a hundred editors and heads of editorial boards of periodicals of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, publishers, took place. The round table was also attended by officials of the journal "Artificial Intelligence", published by the Institute of Artificial Intelligence Problems of the NAS and MES of Ukraine.

The participants listened to a report given by the honorary vice president of Thomson Reuters for content development and interaction with publishers, James Test.

In his report, Mr. Test spoke about the process of selecting periodicals for the flagship scientific citation indexes Web of Science, as well as about the emergence and features of the new ESCI scientific citation index.

In particular, James Test spoke in detail about the role of ESCI in the Web of Science, spoke about the process of applying for evaluation for possible indexing of the journal in ESCI and named the benefits of indexing the journal in this index of scientific citations.

During the discussion of the report, examples of strategic steps of journal editions for their development, selection of authors and reviewers, review of scientific articles, publishing ethics, compliance of publications with technical conditions, international cooperation were considered.

Participants of the event, who represented about 60 scientific periodicals of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, had the opportunity to communicate, get acquainted with the experience and achievements of colleagues in the field of content development, interaction with publishers and more.

Undoubtedly, for the editors and publishers of scientific journals the round table became a useful source of information in terms of assessing the position of publications in prestigious international scientometric databases, as well as showed practical ways to develop scientific publications using the Web of Science.

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