Universidade Federal do Tocantins

Revista Observatório

Núcleo de Pesquisa e Extensão Observatório de Pesquisas Aplicadas ao Jornalismo e ao Ensino OPAJE

Primary Contact:
Francisco Gilson Reboucas Porto Junior
Prof. Dr.

Program Overview

general editorship, curated content, peer review system, definition of editorial board, evaluation of articles.

Year publishing activities began: 2015

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (2); paraprofessional staff (8); graduate students (5); undergraduate students (2)

Funding sources (%): library materials budget (100)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5): Publication of scientific papers on peer review in open access.

Open access focus (1–5): We are green category in open access

Advisory/editorial board: Yes, you have a council of 120 national and international reviewers, as well as an international editorial board.

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2018:

Library publications in 2018: campus-based faculty-driven journals (1)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images

Disciplinary specialties: communication; journalism; education; history; linguistics

Top publications: Revista Observatório (journal)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed:

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs): We do not charge values ​​for evaluation

Internal partners: campus departments or programs; graduate students; undergraduate students

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): OJS

Digital preservation strategy: LOCKSS

Additional services: graphic design (print or web); copy-editing; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; compiling indexes and/or TOCs; ISSN registry; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; open URL support; dataset management; peer review management; author copyright advisory; digitization

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Planning involves expand to regions such as Africa and Asia. Increasing the number of readers and citations.
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