Tuesday, February 25, 2014

B - Citation indices of Korean scientific journals

Kim JA, Huh S, Chu MS. Correlation among the citation indices of Korean scientific journals listed in international databases. Science Editing 2014;1(1):27-36
(doi: 10.6087/kcse.2014.1.27)

This article intends to examine the influence of Korean scientific journals and find solutions for future growth by performing a correlation analysis of the indicators of citation indices for 62 Korean scientific journals cross-listed in the Web of Science and Scopus. Journals showed low values in both popularity and prestige-based indicators. The authors suggested to take a strategic approach to improve those values, in particular the impact factor.http://www.escienceediting.org/journal/view.php?number=8

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