After thorough evaluation and review, the Scopus Content Selection and Advisory Board (CSAB) announced that Acta Medica Philippina is accepted for inclusion in Scopus, the worldâ€™s largest online abstract and citation database designed to increase researchers, librarians, productivity through its built-in functionalities that can be used to tract, analyze and visualize research.
Scopus is one of the respected science repositories, containing more than 45 million records or references from more than 18,000 peer-reviewed journals and trade publications all over the world.
The Scopus team commended Acta Medica Philippina for being a well-presented journal with credible editorial policy focusing on loco-regional content. â€œActa Medica Philippina has a very good stand in terms of content and this should be supported,â€ the Scopus team said in an email to the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD).
â€œActa Medica Philippina should focus particularly on high quality standards of locally sourced and relevant papers,â€ added Scopus team.
Acta Medica Philippina is the national scientific journal published through the collaborative efforts of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (PCHRD-DOST) and College of Public Health of the University of the Philippines Manila (CPH-UPM).
- Published: 14 October 2011