Getting a journal indexed is not that easy as it seems. Publishers, editors and other individuals who wants theirs journals range beyond the boundaries, have a lot of citations, worldwide recognition and academic advances are seeks indexing like scopus, naas, web of science, ugc care etc and various other platforms to get their journal indexed, so that they can have wide range of audiences who have interest in reading about new research, findings and database related to journals in their field of interest. It is also important because whoever wants to work in the field of academic research has to know the previously published research so that they can have an idea about the step that should be taken next.
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1. publishers and editors can have access to contact and address audiences in the bulk.
2. increase credibility – getting indexed on good indexing will increase the credibility of the journal.
3. increase citation – indexing on various platforms gives access to the larger audience, where many researchers or scholars are looking for good journals to acquire knowledge in their field. Good journals get citations by these people and getting more citations will help them to build reliability among academicians.
ABCD index is a platform which provides free access to publisher, colleges, universities, research institutes and others to get a wide range of community related to their stream so that they can have better understanding in their respective field and have access to the large audience world wide.
Follow the steps given below for Getting the journal indexed on ABCD platform :
Step 1 – go to abcd index platform’s homepage (type ABCDindex.com in the search bar of browser’s window then press enter or click on the search button).
Step 2 – on the top of the windows far right some menus like home, publishers, reviewer, helps etc are given. Select publisher menu.
Step 3 – On the publisher menu a drop down list will be shown on the screen, select login /signup from the given list and move on to the next step.
Step 4 – publisher login form will be open on your screen. Click on the “New member? Register”, publisher register form will be open on the window screen.
Fill the details asking in the form like fill EISSN/PISSN No of the journal, email address, country, contact no (prefer whatsapp no) etc then click on the register tab.
Step 5 – The left side of the dashboard page has some menus with some options in their drop down list, select journal and go to add a new journal.
Step 6 – fill the details related to your journal like; journal name, EISSN and PISSN No, Publisher name, year of publishing, issues in the year, country, other indexing, publication type (free or paid), charges of publication in USD, review type etc. then click on the submit tab given below.
Step 7 – now the journal is under review. The Review period is 10-15 working days. Sometimes it can be delayed so Wait for getting notification from the ABCD team After submitting the journal. One can also view the list of journals they added from the ‘view journal list’ option.
Publishers and editors will be notified by the email or the whatsapp no so that they can be aware of their journal getting live on ABCD Index platform.