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04.02.2019 13:58
Agency “Clarivate Analytics (Thomson Reuters)” held an educational seminar

Department of International Relations of ANAS held a seminar on "Improving the usage of the Web of Science Information Platform" by “Clarivate Analytics (Thomson Reuters)”. Employees of scientific institutions and organizations belonging to the Division of Physical, Mathematical and Technical Sciences, Division of Chemical Sciences and Division of Biological and Medical Sciences of ANAS participated at the event.

Expert of the agency Inesh Kenshina made a presentation on "How to choose the best journal for your article and to avoid “predatory journals” ”.

She spoke about the search capabilities of the platform, ways of distinguishing high-quality journals from “predatory journals”, the requirements of international publications, preparing the correct conclusion in articles, etc. She also noted, the importance of creating a personal profile of the researcher on the platform.

 Inesh Kenshina spoke about the activities of "predatory journals". These types of publications quickly publish articles, give short reviews and demand immediate payment. Scientists do not provide any information about the editorial board of the publication. The speaker, noting that on the Web of Science platform there are only prestigious journals with an impact factor, urged scientists to be attentive in these matters.

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