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Signs of quality of articles

The evaluation of publications is based on some evidence of quality to be included in requests (section "signs of quality").

The signs of quality are:

IMPACT INDEX: (ANECA equates it to relative quality index )

  • The impact index of a magazine is the number of times it is cited on average an article published in it. It is an instrument for comparing magazines and assessing the relative importance of a journal within a same scientist field.


  • The references that other authors do papers published to the work of the applicant, be considered indicative of the importance of the contribution or its impact on the area.


  • Databases to evaluate the quality of magazines as a prerequisite to incorporate them into your system, why be in a greater number of databases and especially in certain very selective databases is passed more filters.

OTHER SIGNS TO CONSIDER: especially in the fields of Humanities, social sciences and legal

  • Meet criteria of editorial quality.
  • Inclusion of the journal in the ERIH Plus (Humanities and social sciences) listing.
  • Journals accredited by the FECYT.
  • Classification CARHUS Plus.
  • Classification CIRC.

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