An expert of Azerbaijan Office of the world’s scientific-analytical information provider “Thomson Reuters” visited UNEC on February 8.
The academic staff of the university attended the meeting held at UNEC Faculty of Economics. Head of the Science Department of UNEC, Professor Zahid Mammadov said the services provided by “Thomson Reuters” is very important for adapting scientific research conducted in our country to the world standards, as well as for our scholars in terms of becoming informed about the scientific-research conducted in the world. With the help of this the scientists will be able to make comparative assessment of the magazines on their study area and choose journals in a more effective way.
Z.Mammadov provided the participants with the information about the international scientific conference on “Management Model of Scientific Activity in Modern Universities: Innovative Development, Challenges and Perspectives” to be jointly held by UNEC and “Thomson Reuters” in May.
Then an expert of Azerbaijan Office of the agency Aygun Babazade delivered detailed information about the global scientific basis of “Thomson Reuters” for higher education institutions- “Web of Science” platform. She noted that the results achieved by the prominent scholars who conduct research on any area of the science and decisions made by are available on “Web of Science”. All these help to succeed at any field and be granted as well. The portal is also the most extensive database of scientific synopsis. Access to the portal is possible by getting registered.
Reports by the Associated Professor of the Department of “Information Economy and Technology” Arzu Huseynova on “Main Principles in the Assessment of Scientific Journals”, Director of the Information and Communication Technologies Center, Associate Professor Zohra Hasanova on “Information about the Conceptual Database Web of Science” and the employee of the center Ofelya Mazanova on “Assessment of UNEC Teachers’ Creative Performances”.
The participants’ questions were responded in the end.