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1 Scientific Publication
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Scientific Publication By Dr. Emad Abbas Al-Mulla College of Science, University of Kufa

2 Scientific Knowledge “The object of research is to extend human knowledge beyond what is already known” “Science is a shared knowledge based on a common understanding of some aspect of the physical or social world” G. Whitesides, 2004 “If it wasn’t published, It wasn’t done” “E.H. Miller 1993”

3 Author Responsibilities Before Submission of Manuscript (ms):
Ensure work is new and original research All Authors listed on ms are aware of submission Include proper affiliation Ms is well organized and well written

4 Scientific Misconduct
Gift Authorship Redundant Publication Plagiarism Fabrication Falsification Conflict of Interest Duplicate publication/submission of research

5 What is not acceptable…
Papers that are Routine extensions of previous reports Fragmentary reports of research results Verbose or poorly organized Violations of ethical guidelines

6 Some Aspects … * Cover Letter * Highlights * Graphical Abstract

7 Good Graphical Abstract

8 Poor Graphical Abstract

9 Scientific Publication is a Team Effort
Journal Authors Reviewers

10 Classification of Scientific Journals

11 Comparison Non-Citation Indexed Journals Citation Indexed Journals
Not peer-reviewed journal in most of them Low quality content Mostly, not online publication Free online access if any Need fee for publication Peer-reviewed Journals High quality content Online publication No free online access Mostly, Free of charge

12 Quality




16 Impact Factor The Impact Factor (IF) is a measure reflecting the average number of citations to articles published in science and social science journals IF is calculated by dividing the number of citations in the JCR year by the total number of articles published in the two previous years Cites in 2010 to items published in 2009 & 2008 Calculation: ـــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــ Number of items published in 2009 & 2008

17 Some Global Publishers …
* Elsevier (SinenceDirect) * SpringerLink * InterScience (Wiley) * IEEE




21 Impact Factor 1.855

22 Impact Factor 1.094 Impact Factor 1.507

23 Impact Factor 0.832

24 Impact Factor 0.659 Impact Factor 0.748 Impact Factor 0.558

25 Thank you for your attention

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