IC Journal Master List
What is IC JML?
IC Journal Master List is a journal indexing, ranking and abstracting system. This service helps a journal to grow from a local level to a global one as well as providing complete web-based solution for small editorial teams. It helps to professionally manage your journal from your location and automatically delivers XML files to Medline. This service accepts, peer-reviews and tracks manuscripts online and builds up relations with authors, reviewers and readers as well as increasing the international awareness of a journal.
Currently JML includes over 6000 magazines (including about 5,000 foreign).
What are the costs of journal registration and indexing?
Journal registration and indexing are FREE OF CHARGE.
How to submit a journal for indexing?
First step to indexation is journal registration on http://journals.indexcopernicus.com/application.php. Registration involves completing the electronic form. After a successful registration you will receive confirmation along with the steps to follow to complete the conditions of evaluation.
Who can submit a journal for indexing?
The journal can be submitted by editors, publishers, members of the scientific board as well as authors publishing in this journal.
After the journal is submitted, publisher and/or editor-in-chief and executive editor (depending on available information) are informed of the existence of such a situation. If they do not object within the 30 days, the journal is accepted to be indexed in IC Journal Master List.
Which scientific disciplines are covered by JML?
Agriculture, Anthropology, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Cognitive sciences, Computer and information sciences, Earth sciences, Economics, Engineering, Environmental, Geography, Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Physical education, Physics, Social sciences, Veterinary medicine.
What is the evaluation methodology?
Evaluation methodology is available at http://journals.indexcopernicus.com/info.php.
How long does the evaluation take?
Time of journal evaluation varies depending on many factors: the date of journal registration, the date of printed or electronic copies delivery, the frequency of publications.
When and how do I find out about the end of the evaluation?
The evaluation ends usually in late December or January. The results are posted on both the IC Journal Master List as well as individually in the first quarter of the year.
Each journal receives information about the evaluation and the IC Value for the year to e-mail addresses listed in the "Passport".
How to access the evaluation report of journal for the year?
The evaluation report for the year is available in the Publishers Panel Basic. From 2010, this report is available for a fee. The cost of the report is 50 PLN.
What is Publishers Panel Basic?
Publishers Panel Basic is the primary PP section available for each publisher or journal editor registered in the Index Copernicus Journal Master List. This section allows you to place information about the journal, such as title, ISSN number, editorial board, name of publisher, information about international indexation, contact addresses to editors and publishers, etc.
Publishers Panel Basic also allows you to put summaries of articles published in the journal, which are visible on the Index Copernicus website, and by signing an agreement with Google Scholar on Digitization of scientific journals, all the summaries and references to full texts and texts in a PDF file entered into our system appear also in Google Scholar.
What is PP Professional?
This is a package which includes the three modules: Publishers Panel Basic, Extended and Professional.
Access to this section allows any journal indexed in Medline to prepare articles in an appropriate format and automatically send electronically prepared articles for publication in PubMed. This method of preparation and shipment of articles to PubMed allows to avoid unnecessary and time-consuming procedures related to requirements that are placed on articles that can be published in the database. Support for this process does not require any additional software or specialized IT knowledge.
This package contains all the tools needed to run the journal, such as an electronic process for the preparation and evaluation of the article, a database of reviewers and authors for correspondence, information about the subscribers and subscription, which you can edit according to the needs and changes in the journal, reviewer’s questionnaire prepared for the individual journals. This allows a coherent and comprehensive linking of all actions that are performed during the entire treatment process and preparing the article for publication in the journal. Publisher anel Professional also allows a comprehensive management of subscriber base
of both paid and free versions of journal.
Publishers Panel Professional is also a set of advanced tools for creating and editing journal’s website in different languages through the Index Copernicus. Placing messages (News) on the magazine, placing banner (ad), content management of website, management of journal notebooks which are visible on the journal’s website, creating and sending e-Newsletter – these are some of the possibilities offered by access to this part of the Publishers Panel. Information about the journal that have been placed in the Index Copernicus system are used while creating
a website (without need to re-input them), e.g. information from Publishers Panel Basic.
How to access the Publishers Panel?
Editors and Editorial Board interested in using the Publishers Panel Professional, please contact us at: PublishersPanel@indexcopernicus.com, Tel. + 48 022 347 50 76 or +48 601 326 054.
How to change information about the journal (Editor-in-Chief, Executive Editor, Editorial Office Address)?
Data entered into the IC Journal Master List during registration contained in the socalled Journal’s Passport can be edited through the FREE Publishers Panel Basic. To get free access to the panel, please contact our office at: PublishersPanel@indexcopernicus.com, giving journal title, ISSN number, and the person you want to have an account (name, email address).
How to change information about Publisher?
Data on the publisher for safety reasons may be amended only by contacting the Department of Evaluation, Index Copernicus at Journals@indexcopernicus.com
How to add a journal cover?
Journal cover can be added/changed through FREE Publishers Panel Basic. After logging in, go in the "Cover" section and then select the file by clicking the "Browse" button.
How can I check if the copies of journal sent to IC were delivered?
A list of numbers and volumes sent to the Department of Journal Evaluation can be found in a FREE Publishers Panel Basic in the "Print copies at IC Office" section.
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