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TERMS related to Academic Journals

Following is the list of the academic terms related to journals for the general reference. All the lists can be further studied from their respective wikipedia article.

प्रस्तुत सूची अनुसन्धानात्मक  जर्नल र अनुसन्धानात्मक लेख सँग सम्बन्धित शब्दहरुका स‍ामान्य जानकारी हुन्। निम्न शब्दका विस्तृत अध्ययन अङ्ग्रेजी विकिपीडियाका लेखहरुबाट गर्न सकिन्छ।

  • Academic journal (also called Scholarly journal): Periodicals where scholarly studies are published after peer review in an academic discipline,
      • includes: research articles and review articles
  • ISSN (International Standard Serial Number): 8 digit serial number for the unique identification of the publication,
  • Conflict of Interest: situation where personal motives or interests knowingly alters the judgment; the person is involved in different roles which impacts his or her decisions,
  • DOI (Digital Object Identifier): unique identification for the online contents (documents, files, web pages, objects)
  • Volume: identifies single periodicals as the larger part of the publications,
  • Citation Index: An index of citations to help list which documents have been cited by the provided document,
  • Impact Factor (also called Impact Journal Factor): average number of citations received to the journal articles in the last two year,
  • Open access: a practice where research outputs or articles are free to access to the public,
  • Preprint: an early version of the research article yet to be reviewed, which can go multiple edits or revisions



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