UNAIR NEWS – Researches published in reputable journals are parts of developing academic reputation of a world class university. This is what push Scientific Publication and Journal Development Center (PPJPI) Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) to keep providing guidance to any journal managements faculties in UNAIR.
“UNAIR has targeted to reach Top 500 university and one of the factors determining is the university’s scientific journal publications,” said Dr. Prihartini Widiyanti, drg., M.Kes, as the Head of PPJPI UNAIR.
According to drg. Yanti, to accelerate international publications, PPJPI UNAIR has provided trainings for the journal managements to meet the criteria which have been established.
Some of PPJPI UNAIR programs were conducted from March to April, such as a workshop on Digital Object Identifier making and article metadata on Thursday March 3, journal management workshop on Saturday, March 19, article layout training on 19-22 April and plagiarism prevention on Friday April 29. They were routine programs from PPJPI for potential journals to be published and they got direct guidance from PPJPI.
“They are our routine programs generally. All journal managements are invited. For journals who have been accredited and to be accredited, it will receive special treatments one of them is special guidance,” said drg. Yanti.
International journal publications demand hardwork from the management to keep improving the quality. The lecturer on Biomedical Engineering, Physics Department, Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) hoped that scientific article publication acceleration is prioritized. UNAIR high officials have targeted 307 articles are indexed internationally.
“Our journey is almost halfway, but our articles indexed Scopus are still at 53. We really need supports from our civitas academica,” she said. (*)
Author : Dilan Salsabila
Editor : Defrina Sukma S.