Aim and Scope

Journal of Scientometric Research (J. Scientometric Res.) is an internationally targeted official publication of Phcog.Net. It publishes peer-reviewed articles online in an open access format. It follows the double-blind peer-review process. The journal encourages both empirical and theoretical contributions that advance scientometric research and also reaches out to scholars of science and technology studies (STS), sociology, economics and other related fields that use scientometric data as the ‘object of investigation’ or apply scientometric analysis in innovation and STS studies.

The journal thus publishes articles in all the different domains of scientometrics, including patent studies (techometrics) and web-based studies (webometrics). It also publishes articles that apply science-technology-innovation indicators to draw inasights of country/regional/sectoral research, innovation, and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Papers in areas of contemporary focus such as open science, new tools, and techniques including new approaches for information retrieval, metrics, and new forms of publications among others are encouraged. The journal has various categories in which articles can be submitted, highlighted later in this document.

ISSN : [ISSN:Print -2321-6654, Online - 2320-0057] ; Frequency : Rapid at a time publication - Triannual (3 issues/year). Special issues are also published on contemporary areas from time-to-time.

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Sujit Bhattacharya, Ph.D
Rapid publication: Average time from submission to first decision is 30 days and from acceptance to In Press online publication is 45 days.

Abstracting and Indexing Information :
The journal is registered with the following indexing and abstracting partners:
Scopus, Dimensions, Emerging Source Citation Index (ESCI), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris – Primo Central, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Journal Guide, National Science Library, OpenJGate, ProQuest, TdNet. The journal is also listed in India’s UGC-CARE List of Journals.

Open Access Journal: JSCIRES is an open access journal, which allows authors to fund their article to be open access in the form publication.