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Promotion of a Scientific Journal in International Information Environment: Problems a nd Solutions

Tret’yakova O.V.

3 (39), 2015

Tret’yakova O.V. Promotion of a Scientific Journal in International Information Environment: Problems a nd Solutions. Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast, 2015, no. 3 (39), pp. 204-223. DOI: 10.15838/esc/2015.3.39.15

DOI: 10.15838/esc/2015.3.39.15

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Currently, scientists have to cope with the tasks of integration into the global scientific community. These tasks require not only specific measures aimed at improving the quality and efficiency of scientific research, but also significant efforts to create a system of Russian scientific journals of international level. The article summarizes the experience of development of the scientific journal “Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast” issued by the Institute of Socio-Economic Development of Territories of Russian Academy of Science. The author identifies significant competitive advantages of the title, which include the English version of the Journal and open access to the Journal’s full-text materials, which allows it to widen its readership, to provide a publishing opportunity for writers of the world level, and to raise the level of citation. The article highlights important tasks in the development of the Journal, which have been solved by bringing the Journal in accordance with the requirements of global citation indices. The author presents the results of the analysis of the Journal’s bibliometric indicators in the Russian Science Citation Index, which indicate that the title has good prospects for integration and advancement in the international information space. The results of assessing the level and quality of publications show that experts give positive assessments concerning the changes that the Journal has undergone; and its development strategy meets expectations of the readership. The results achieved in the field of promotion of the Journal at the international level are described in relation to the criteria used to assess the level of all scientific periodicals by global citation indices and world’s leading publishers. In conclusion the author sets out priorities in the field of promotion of the economic journal on the international level, primarily those that help ensure a high quality of published materials, increase publication indicators and international visibility of the Journal


publication activity, economic journal, promotion of a scientific journal, international information space, bibliometric indicator, global citation indices

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