English Journal JSTaP is published by KISTI
JISTaP(Journal of Information Science Theory and Practice), the first English journal on informatics in Korea, is published by KISTI on April 18th. KISTI has organized its publishing seminar at Daejeon Head Office and presented its preparation process and future plan.
JISTaP, a quarterly journal, will publish the outcome of various research theories and applications of information dissemination and technology in informatics. JISTaP will be made in open access journal and anybody can access it free of charge and especially easy on mobile environment. More interestingly, QR code will be attached to every journals to be pubished for the first time in the world.
Dr.Gary Marchionini, University of North Carolina and Dr.Oh Dong-geun, Keimyung University were appointed joint chief-editors and about 30 prominent scientists and specialists in 8 countries will participate as editors of JISTaP. Dr.Choi, director of KISTI infomation service center was appointed a deputy-editor and said "JISTaP will be a world renowned academic journal in future because it will go by the international level peer-reivew process?and can also be searched at global sites such?as Google Scholar and?WorldWideScience".
KISTI is expecting?to share the experience accumulated from publishing JISTaP with?local journal?publishing associations to contribute to the globalization of domestic S&T journals.