May 3, 2018

On May 2, the Clarivate Analytics agency (Thomson Reuters) held a two-day seminar for employees of the ANAS Academic institutions with the administrative support of the International Relations Office of the apparatus of the Presidium of ANAS.

In his opening speech the vice-president of ANAS, academician Dilgam Tagiyev told about co-operation between two organizations, as well as about the increasing number of users of the Web of Science in our country.

The Executive Director of the Science Development Fund under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics Elchin Babayev and the representative of the Clarivate Analytics in Azerbaijan, Scientific and Information Resources expert Aygun Babazadeh noted the importance of the event.

Then the senior researcher of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the head of the editorial board of the “Biopolymers and Cell” journals Irina Tikhonkova made a presentation on “The publishing strategy of the researcher and academic institution”. I. Tikhonkova told about publishing costs, manuscripts compilation, achievements presentation of the researcher and academic institution. The scientist also gave practical recommendations on the journals selection and evaluation.

On May 3, the second day of the seminar, Irina Tikhonkova presented a report on “The modern scientific journals: attributes, indicators, goals and prospects”. The scientist told about the academic journals examination, gave practical recommendations on improving the quality and level. I.Tikhonkova also told about criteria to asses Web of Science, about the main scientific and technical indicators of the academic journals (editorial board, authors, reviews, webpages, ISSN, DOI, indexing in scientific databases).

Department of Public Relations
Institute of Geology and Geophysics of ANAS