Author (s): Shenderuk О.

Work place:

Shenderuk О.,

PhD in Pedagogical Sciences,

Assistant Professor at the Department of Foreign Languages,

Academy of the State Penitentiary Service,Chernihiv, Ukraine

Language: Ukrainian

Scientific Herald of Sivershchyna. Series: Education. Social and Behavioural Sciences 2019. № 1 (2): 178–189


The nessesity of publication articles in Scopus and Web of Science led to growth of publishing low-grade products, on the one hand, and, on the other hand, it led to increasing the number of predatory editors who propose their highly-paid service to researchers. Conducting scientific research is only the beginning of the scholarship of discovery. In order the results of your work to be accessible to other professionals and have a potential effect on the greater scientific community, it must be written and published. So, the article deals with a detailed procedure of writing and publishing the papers in Scopus and Web of Science. Barriers to effective writing are highlighted. Among them we may outline lack of experience, poor writing habits, writing anxiety, unfamiliarity with the requirements of scholarly writing, lack of confidence in writing ability, fear of failure, and resistance to feedback. But process of writing can be sucsessful if you know how to do it. It can be a helpful tool for promoting the process of scientific thinking. Effective writing skills allow professionals to participate in broader scientific conversations. Clear communication concerning the findings of research is essential for growth and development of science and professional practice. The author analyses the procedure of submitting the article for publishing in datebase of Scopus and Web of Science. The structure of such article is outlined. The determining of impact factor is also identified in this research paper. Types of review, the procedure of submitting the article, predatory journals and publishers, their main features are mentioned and described.

Key words: Scopus, Web of Science, impact factor, predatory editors, journals, types of review, procedure of submitting the article.


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