Activation of Publishing Domestic SCIE Journals Based on the Situation Analysis

국내 SCIE 학술지의 출판 현황과 활성화에 관한 연구

  • 신은자 (세종대학교 신문방송학과)
  • Received : 2011.10.14
  • Accepted : 2011.11.23
  • Published : 2011.11.30


In the field of science and technology, influential international journals can easily be found in SCIE. A total number of journals published by societies or institutes in Korea are only 82 of the 8,300 SCIE titles. In this study, in light of the SCI criteria the detailed analysis, of these journals was performed for Korean SCIE journals. The results show that in general domestic journals were not actively cited, had a low level of internationality, and user services through the website was insufficient. Korean SCIE journals should continue to complement these points and elevate its reputation. Candidate journals should concentrate on recruiting more excellent papers, promoting communication with foreign researchers, enhancing domestic and international public relations, and the like. To actively support the domestic publication of excellent journals, long-term and short-term measures should be established and consistently practiced at the national level.


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