Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

UQU Scientific Journals’ Report for 1439H


- 2018/09/12

First: Detailed report on the incoming researches to the scientific journals.

 The scientific journals in the University has received a large number of scientific researches from inside and outside the University, either on the Saudi universities, Arab universities or international universities levels, after the UQU President appointed Heads of the Editorial Board of the scientific journals as of: Rabi’ II 3, 1439H.

          The activity of the researches was as shown in the included tables as follows:

Table (1) shows the number of incoming researches to the University’s scientific journals and what were received from inside or outside the University. In addition to the number of the rejected, accepted and under arbitration researches.

Table (1) of the number of incoming researches to the University’s scientific journals.

Total number of incoming researches

Distributing researches as per their receipt destinations

Number of initially rejected researches

Number of rejected researches after arbitration

Number of accepted researches after arbitration

Number of researches under arbitration

224

From inside the University

From other universities inside the Kingdom

From outside the Kingdom

46

41

104

33

48

109

67

 

 

Table (2) shows the number of arbitrators, either from inside the University, other Saudi universities or from outside the Kingdom, and the number of men and women in the arbitrators.

Table (2) of the Arbitrators

Total number of Arbitrators

Distributing the destinations of the arbitrators

Number of

Men Arbitrators

Number of

Women Arbitrators

375

From inside the University

From other universities inside the Kingdom

From outside the Kingdom

339

 

 

36

 

113

212

50

 

Table (3) shows the number of the issued scientific journals during this year,  number of published researches in each volume, number of published researches in each journal, and in what language.

Table (3) of University’s scientific journals’ issues

Title of the Journal

Number of issues

Number of published researches 

Total published researches in Arabic

Total published researches

in English

Journal of Sharia and Islamic Studies

3

22

22

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Journal of Language Sciences and Literature

2

11

9

2

Journal of Education and Psychology

2

17

16

1

Social Sciences Journal

2

12

12

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Journal of Engineering and Architecture

2

6

3

3

Journal of Applied Sciences

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ــــــــــــــ

ــــــــــــــ

ــــــــــــــ

Medical Journal

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ــــــــــــــ

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Total

12

68

56

6

 

 

Table (4) shows the financial expenditures that were disbursed on the arbitrators and printing coordinators of the University scientific journals, total disbursed sums this year, and total due sumsthat were not disbursed until the date of publishing this report.

Table (4) of the financial expenditures of the University scientific journals.

Total financial receivables disbursed for this year

Total financial receivables that were not disbursed until now

Total sums disbursed

This year

SAR 117,000

Total due sums

That were not disbursed until now

SAR 153,500

       
 

 

Second: Accomplishments:

  1. Unifying the administration’s team work and make it a unified electronic team.
  2. Creating e-forms on the University’s scientific journals’ website to receive the incoming researches, instead of receiving them in papers, which was previously in effect.
  3. Recording the incoming researches activity through the e-archiving of such researches. 
  4. The rapidity in arbitrating the researches, so as the period between receiving them and replying to them would not exceed two or three months maximum.
  5. The instant work on starting the electronic issuance of the scientific journals that was agreed on in the permanent committee’s meetings.
  6. Creating an account on (twitter)for the administration of the University's scientific journals.
  7. Activating  suggestions and complaints form on the University’s journal website,and the journal performance evaluation form regarding the researchers and faculty members in different universities
  8. Establishing a permanent committee to develop the work of the journals to raise and enhance the level of their productivity and encounter the obstacles to achieve their objectives.

All praise and thanks are only for Allah, the One who, by His blessing and favor, perfected good works are accomplished.

 

Written by the administrative team of the scientific journals on: Dul Al-Hijjah 27, 1439H

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