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Journals in Science Education

  1. 1. International Journals on Science and Technology Education SCID610 : Seminar in Science Education Ruchareka Wittayawuttikul
  2. 2. Introduction to Mahidol Websites Mahidol Univ. (MU) Fac. Science Mahidol Library Stang Mongkolsuk Library <ul><li>Research Outputs </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Staff Directory </li></ul>E-Databases, E-Journals, E-Books , E-Theses Mahidol Library Catalogs Fac. Grad. Studies
  3. 3. Standard of Ph.D., M.Sc. Publications <ul><li>Publications should be “ research articles ” </li></ul><ul><li>Research articles should be published in peer-reviewed academic journal (for M.Sc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Research articles should be published in International peer-reviewed academic journal (for Ph.D.) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Standard of Ph.D. Publications <ul><li>Journals should be indexed in international databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Indexed in ISI Web of Science database With Impact factor (from Journal Citation Reports - JCR Database) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Index in other approved databases for specific fields e.g. PubMed, CINAHL, MathSciNet etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Articles should be cited by other international publications </li></ul>
  5. 5. Guidelines for Publications regulation_th.php <ul><li>Guidelines for Publications from Theses research suitable for Completion of Ph . D . degree 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>หลักเกณฑ์การตีพิมพ์ผลงานวิจัยจากวิทยานิพนธ์เพื่อขอสำเร็จการศึกษาระดับปริญญาเอก พ . ศ . 2550 </li></ul><ul><li>หลักเกณฑ์การเผยแพร่วิทยานิพนธ์เพื่อขอสำเร็จการศึกษา ระดับปริญญาโท พ . ศ . 2549 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. Citation Databases & Search Tools <ul><ul><li>SCOPUS (Elsevier) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ISI Web of Knowledge / Web of Science (Thomson) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal Citation Reports (JCR) (Thomson) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PubMed / Medline (NLM) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SciFinder Scholar (CAS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Databases & Search Tools <ul><li>EBSCO A-to-Z : Journal list </li></ul><ul><li>CRCNetBase and other E-book Databases </li></ul><ul><li>E-Theses databases (Thai & International) </li></ul>
  8. 8. E-databases for Science &Tech. Education
  9. 9. SCOPUS <ul><li>Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database . </li></ul><ul><li>It covers 16,000 peer - reviewed journals from more than 4,000 international publishers, </li></ul><ul><li>including coverage of o ver 1,200 open access journals, and 52 0 c onference p roceedings </li></ul><ul><li>Contains 36 million records , go back as far as 1823 </li></ul><ul><li>431 million scientific web pages ( ) </li></ul><ul><li>23 million patents from 5 patent offices </li></ul><ul><li>100% coverage of Medline </li></ul>
  10. 12. Web of Science http :// isiknowledge . com / wos <ul><li>Web of Science consists of five databases containing information gathered from >8,700 scholarly journals in all areas of research . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Science Citation Index Expanded ( 1999-present ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Sciences Citation Index (2001-p resent) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arts & Humanities Citation Index ( 2001-present ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current Chemical Reactions (1986-p resent) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Index Chemicus ( 1996-present ) </li></ul></ul>
  11. 14. J ournal Citation Reports ® <ul><li>A comprehensive and unique resource that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 7,500 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries. </li></ul><ul><li>JCR can show you the: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most frequently cited journals in a field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highest impact journals in a field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Largest journals in a field </li></ul></ul>
  12. 15. Journal Citation Reports http :// isiknowledge . com / jcr <ul><li>The journal impact factor is a measure of the frequency with which the &quot;average article&quot; in a journal has been cited in a particular year. </li></ul><ul><li>The impact factor will help you evaluate a journal's relative importance, especially when you compare it to others in the same field. </li></ul>
  13. 21. EBSCO Host - Academic Package <ul><ul><li>Academic Search Complete </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education Research Complete </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ERIC , the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 317,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 25. SciFinder Scholar <ul><ul><li>References from more than 10,000 currently published journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Patents from more than 57 patent authorities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Important scientific discoveries from the present to the mid-1800s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The world's largest collection of organic and inorganic substance information </li></ul></ul>
  15. 43. How to access subscribed Databases & E-Journals from HOME <ul><li>Remote access via MUCC (600 lines) : Tel. 02-340-0990, 02-340-0909, 02-640-9000 (56 Kbps) </li></ul><ul><li>Remote access via other internet service providers (ISP) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Link to : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Login with your Mahidol login/password </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your computer will receive an Mahidol IP Address to access Mahidol subscribed e-journals & e-databases. </li></ul></ul>