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Scientific journal of St. Petersburg University is included in Scopus database

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Scientific journal of St. Petersburg University is included in Scopus database


05.03.2019

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The Notes of the Mining Institute journal of the oldest technical university in Russia, Saint Petersburg Mining University, is included in Scopus database. This will have a positive effect both on the authority of the journal, and on prestige and significance of publications in it. 

From one third to one half of all articles published in journals belong to the staff of Saint Petersburg Mining University now, but this may change. After it was included in Scopus database, the editors of the journal have the right to expect an increase of attention of the scientists from Russia and abroad, TASS reports. 

The citation index is an important indicator of the effectiveness of the scientist’s work. Scopus database tracks publications in journals that are part of it, and contributes to the advancement of scientific work. Press service of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia reported that in 2018, Notes of the Mining Institute received a ministerial grant to improve the quality of publication, and this work had an expected effect. 

The Ministry’s report also says that the introduction of the journal, which celebrates its 112th anniversary, into Scopus catalog will not only increase the scientific weight of the publication and readers' attention to it, but will also open up new development horizons for the university. 

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