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NSEF Meeting

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Slides from ASSAf NSEF Meeting on 9 Sept 2015

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NSEF Meeting

  1. 1. 1 Scholarly Publishing Report Ina Smith 9 September 2015 National Scholarly Editors Forum
  2. 2. Scholarly Journal Initiatives - All • Audit of SA journal titles: online presence, use of online journal management systems, indexing and more • Review of National Code of Best Practice • Wiki on Scholarly Publishing • Webinar sessions to create awareness • Analysis of criteria – WoS, IBSS, Norwegian List etc.
  3. 3. Scholarly Journal Initiatives - SciELO • Implementation of Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) • Creative Commons Licenses • Digital Preservation Strategy • Researcher IDs (ORCID) • Allocation of online ISSNs • Online Journal Management System
  4. 4. SA Scholarly Journal Landscape (1) • Feb – April 2015 • 303 DHET accredited journal titles (incl. DHET, WoS, IBSS) (2 discont.) • 58 titles indexed by SciELO SA • 146 Open Access (59 on Directory of Open Access Journals)
  5. 5. • 279 titles have a web page (154 have online ISSN) • 65 titles indexed by WoS (20 on SciELO SA) • 41 listed on IBSS • 115 indexed by Scopus • 163 titles peer-reviewed by ASSAf • 47 titles published by Taylor & Francis • Next: DOIs, ORCIDs, APCs SA Scholarly Journal Landscape (2)
  6. 6. Journal Management System (OJS) 3 Pilot Journals Pilot – March 2016
  7. 7. https://academyofsciencesa.wikispaces.com/ How do I apply for inclusion in Thomson Reuters? How do I apply for inclusion in IBSS? How do I determine the journal impact? How do I know whether a journal is a predatory journal?
  8. 8. • Webinar = Presentation, lecture, seminar workshop presented over web • 1 hour interactive sessions in real time • Follow from the comfort of your office • Save costs, time, while staying abreast of new developments in scholarly publishing • Good quality Internet & sound to follow • Audience: researchers, publishers, librarians, students, more Webinar sessions to create awareness (1)
  9. 9. Webinar sessions to create awareness (2) Creative Commons ORCID Next: Using OJS
  10. 10. DHET accredited journal titles Directorate: University Policy and Development Support Communiqué 2 of 2015 – August 2015 Research Output Policy (2015)
  11. 11. https://dbh.nsd.uib.no/publiseringskanaler/Forside.action?request_locale=en
  12. 12. • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers • Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD) • Level 0: No funding for articles in journals (8 SA journal titles) • Level 1: Partially funded (123 SA journal titles) • Level 2: Fully funded, high impact (0 SA journal titles) Norwegian List
  13. 13. https://dbh.nsd.uib.no/publiseringskanaler/Om.action?request_locale=en
  14. 14. Thank you! Ina Smith SciELO Planning Manager ina@assaf.org.za

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