Publishing & Publications Information

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SciVal 

The University of Nairobi has subscribed to SciVal, a research evaluation tool for academia, business and  government. SciVal offers quick, easy access to the research performance of 8,500 research institutions and 220 nations worldwide. From researchers searching for collaboration partners to academic researcher leaders and government agencies evaluating research impact, SciVal is the tool of choice for more than 500 customers worldwide.

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SCOPUS  

Provides a database of high impact journals

 

Identification of Predatory Journals

‚ÄčIn this first growing age of technology, there are a lot of questionable and unscrupulous companies out there that purport to provide scholarly publications. They take advantage of authors wishing to get their manuscripts published by sending offers to publish quickly. These publishers have unclear structures and  review processes. Authors pay them publication fees yet they don’t provide editorial and publishing services associated with legitimate journals. Academics and researchers need to be aware of the following;

  • Predatory Journals
  • Hijacked Journals
  • Misleading Metrics

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Elsevier Publishing Campus 

This is a platform that provides access to resources to support you publishing your book  or  journal articles. In addtion, you will find free online lecturers, interactive course and expert advice.

 

Publishing with Elsevier: step-by-step 

Understanding the publishing process

 

publish scholarly journals 

(Information Courtesy of Elsevier)

Get insights on how to publish scholarly journals 

 

Presentations by UoN staff on publishing