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Title: Brazilian scientific journals: challenges, (dis)incentives and one fundamental question
Authors: Brandão, Adeilton
Cupolillo, Elisa
Pirmez, Claude
Affilliation: Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
Abstract: There are more than a thousand journals that publish research results from all knowledge fields in Brazil. Despite the existence of centennial journals such as “Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz” and “Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias”, which started publishing in 1907 and 1929, respectively, Brazilian researchers do not consider international journals published here as a source of academic prestige. Following the steady growth of Brazilian science in the last quarter of the 20th century, Brazilian researchers have been engaged in an evaluative and rewarding system that has pushed them to seek out journals deemed as offering more influence and visibility in the academic world. These journals are largely owned by major publishers based in the USA or Europe...
Keywords: scientific journals
Brazil
keywords: Publicações científicas
Brasil
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Oswaldo Cruz.
Citation: BRANDÃO, Adeilton; CUPOLILLO, Eliza; PIRMEZ, Claude. Brazilian scientific journals: challenges, (dis)incentives and one fundamental question. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz, v.112, n.10, p.653-653, Oct. 2017.
DOI: 10.1590/0074-02760170001
ISSN: 0074-0276
Copyright: open access
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