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FM-IAMURE-14A Rev.2 as of June 1, 2013 Entry Form for Journal Evaluation

I. Journal Name, Aims, Scope and Publisher Journal Name: City and Country of Origin: Month & Year of First Publication: Print ISSN: Online ISSN: Frequency: Type: Multidisciplinary ☐ Discipline Specific ☐ If discipline specific, state discipline Publisher: Country of Publisher: State the Aims and Scope: II. Access and Visibility URL of the Journal: URL of the Publisher: Name of Journal Online Aggregator/Archiver: URL of the Aggregator/Archiver: Name of Journal Indexing Companies: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

III. Journal Policy and Management Editorial Policy: (Write Editorial Policy here.) Editorial Board: Member 1 Member 2 Member 3 Member 4 Member 5 Member 6 Member 7



Email Address

Editorial Board: Personnel 1 Personnel 2 Personnel 3 Personnel 4 Personnel 5 Personnel 6 Personnel 7


IV. Journal Quality Assurance List of Software Technologies Name 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. IV. Contact Details Name of Applicant: Designation: Mailing Address: Email Address:



Date of Application: Contact Number:

Email Address

Date Purchased

FM-IAMURE-14B Rev.0 as of June 1, 2013 Journal Evaluation Form

This Journal Evaluation Form has to be accomplished by a competent journal evaluator who has satisfied the requirements set for this purpose. The journal has passed the entry requirements. To the evaluator: We appreciate your sincere commitment in evaluating the journals submitted. Please express your evaluation by putting a check mark in the space of each description that applies to the journal you are evaluating. Also explain your judgment with detailed comments. Publishers will appreciate it and will be able to benefit from your evaluation. Thank you for your kind collaboration.

1. Background of the Journal Journal Name: _____________________________________________________________________ Type:



If discipline-specific, state discipline ________________________________________

2. Evaluation Checklist Indicators 1. The journal has a policy that expressly uses a double blind review. 2. The journal has a statement of publication ethics and malpractice. 3. The journal has licensed software for its technology-based quality assurance. 4. The contents of the journal contribute to new knowledge of the discipline with acceptance readability levels that are consistent among the articles. 5. The journal publishes promptly. 6. The journal publishes regularly. 7. The journal contents are available online. 8. The operations are sustainable as evidenced by a development plan. 9. The journal has print ISSN found in the Head Office Paris, France. 10. The journal has online ISSN found in the Head Office Paris, France. 11. The journal is archived by the aggregator companies in the home country. 12. The journal is archived by the aggregator companies abroad. 13. The journal demonstrates transparency in its operations as stated in its declaration of quality assurance. 14. The journal editorial board and writers have continental geographic



distribution to guarantee impact and world readership. 15. The journal contents have international perspective and there is evidence of utilization by the writers and by the independent parties. 16. The journal standing is strong with editors and authors having H-index. 17. The journal impact is established by the number of page reviews and downloads per article. 18. The journal has evidence of online availability as shown by an independent URL, a good quality of journal homepage and robust global readership. 19. The journal has a development plan to ensure its transition to the next accreditation level. 20. The journal has a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) through membership of CrossRef/Publishers International Linking Association, Inc.USA. 21. The journal publication is produced using a Quality Management System (QMS) Certified ISO 9001:2008. 22. The journal is indexed by reputable research databases. 23. The publisher is a member of professional, national,and international academic publishing association. 24. The articles in the journal have been cited by other scholars. 25. The journal earned journal impact factor. 26. The journal has achieved awards and recognitions for the editorial board. 27. The journal has achieved awards and recognitions for its articles. 28. The journal has maintained its ISO certification, CrossRef/Publishers International Linking Association, Inc. USA for Digital Object Identifier. 29. The journal has expanded its membership in indexing companies and publishing associations. 30. The journal status is recognized by the Ministry of Education of the home country and/or preferred scientific associations.

Evaluator’s Judgment Needs improvement to reach Level 1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3

To the evaluator: Please make explicit here your evaluation comments and final recommendation. Try to comment on specific issues that the publisher can address directly.

Evaluator’s Name and Signature: ______________________________ Date of Evaluation: _________________________________________