FAQ - Bibliographic List of Staff Publications

 

How and where can I submit my publication to be registered in the Bibliographic List of Staff Publications?
In order to have a publication registered in the Bibliographic List of Staff Publications, one should deliver its original copy to the Main Library Reference Department. In case of a publication written in other languages than English (e.g. in Polish, Russian, German), the translation of the publication title into English should be enclosed. It is essential, because without the translation the publication cannot be included in the database. The publications are returned to the Authors upon the registration in the database. 

What are the regulations regarding the classification of publications?
Detailed information regarding the current regulations regarding the classification rules and the number of points for a publication can be obtained when delivering the publication.

What types of documents are registered in the Bibliographic List of Staff Publications?
All types of scientific publications and works popularising science (books, book excerpts, monographs, course books, journal articles, conference materials, patent descriptions, utility and industrial model descriptions, patent applications, standards, maps atlases, reports etc.), published in print or in electronic form (on CD-ROMs, flash drives or in the Internet).

What should be the correct notation of the AGH University name?
According to the AGH University regulations, the official name of the University in English is: AGH University of Science and Technology or AGH University.

The official University name should always come first, before the unit name (e.g. a faculty or an institute name).

Why aren't all my publications visible in the Bibliographic List of Staff Publications?
The Bibliographic List of Staff Publications registers first of all publications including the University's name. Since 2013, with the consent of the University authorities, the database has also included descriptions of publications, in which the authors have given the name of another (not AGH) university or institution. The list of such publications is available exclusively in the new version of the database after selecting Other. There are also descriptions of publications without the authors' affiliation.

Whose publications can be registered in the Bibliographic List of Staff Publications?
The Bibliographic List of Staff Publications includes publications of AGH University academic staff and doctoral students, as well as publications of library, administration, and technical staff.

Does the Bibliographic List of Staff Publications include patent descriptions and applications?
Yes, the Bibliographic List of Staff Publications registers patent descriptions, patent applications, and utility model descriptions.

How and where can check if my publications have been cited?
Citations of publications can be found the following databases:
• Web of Science
• SCOPUS

Information about citations can also be found using:
• Publish or Perish software (to be downloaded from www.harzing.com/pop_win.htm)
Google Scholar Citations

What is the h-index and where can I find it?
H-index refers to the number of scientific publications which have been cited h or more times, e.g. h=10 means that among the authors' publications there are 10 publications, which have been cited at least 10 times each.

H-index can be found in:

• Web of Science (using author search)
• SCOPUS (using author search)
• Publish or Perish software (to be downloaded from www.harzing.com/pop_win.htm)
Google Scholar Citations 

What is Impact Factor and where can I find it?
Impact Factor is the ratio of the number of citations of a given journal to the number of articles published in this journal in the same period of time.

Impact Factor values can be found in the database Journal Citation Reports (JCR) published by Thomson Reuters.
Data for years 1997-1998, and 2000-2008 are available in the Reference Department Reading Room (on CD ROMs), data for years 2008-2011.can be found online.

Impact Factor values change every year for every journal, and some titles can be removed from the list.

Not all journals from the Master Journal List are included in Journal Citation Reports, therefore not all have Impact Factor.

Can one commission to prepare a list of citations of  publications for an employee or a group of employees?
Yes. The Reference Department prepares lists of citations of scientific publications on the basis of available sources.