Current Status and Prospects of Russian Medical Journals and Publications in Scopus Database


Increased performance of the publication activity of Russian scientists and specialists, according to global citation indices such as Scopus and Web of Science, requires from Russian scientific journals, medical journals included, to improve their quality levels and compliance with international publishing standards. The article presents the characteristics of current status of Russian medical journals in Scopus, the reasons of incomplete representation of the required data, offers ways to remedy the unfavorable situation connected with low citation due to the lack of data. The author gives a list, and makes analysis of criteria adopted in the Scopus Title Evaluation Platform (STEP). On the basis of the STEP data the author analyzes both positive and negative experts’ opinions and refusal reasons to register the offered titles.

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