Visibility and impact of peruvian social science journals in open access

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In this article the scientific production and leading indicators of international visibility of 24 Peruvian social science journals indexed in the Catalog Latindex between 2005-2014, available in Open Access is analyzed. The results indicate a greater number of magazines in the field of psychology, Ade-Economics and Law, with respect to other areas of knowledge. a significant volume of published articles and a predominance of articles written by local authors on foreigners is observed. a clear dominance of private universities, from public task in the publishing of scientific journals is found. incentive measures and initiatives are proposed to improve the impact, quality, number of citations and presence in international search engines.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-51
Issue number65
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016


  • Impact
  • Journals
  • Latindex
  • Open access
  • Peru
  • Social sciences
  • Visibility


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