Medicina y Seguridad del Trabajo
versión impresa ISSN 0465-546X
BERNAL ZAMORA, Ascensión; MAQUEDA BLASCO, Jerónimo; VEIGA DE CABO, Jorge y D'AGOSTINO, Marcelo. Medicina y Seguridad del Trabajo, evaluation since joining SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online). Med. segur. trab. [online]. 2012, vol.58, n.226, pp.1-5. ISSN 0465-546X. http://dx.doi.org/10.4321/S0465-546X2012000100001.
This Editorial is a review of key content and editorial changes suffered by the Medicina y Seguridad del Trabajo for the past 5 years, coinciding with the period since joining SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online) (2007-2011). In the study period there have been more of 190,000 articles access, an impact factor (IF) SciELO of 1.22, increase the number of articles received from different countries of America and Europe and the journal has been indexed in various international bibliographic databases (SciELO, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Google Schoolar, Eprints in Library and Information Science (E-LIS) and LATINDEX) and national (IBECS, EMI, Base Data National Research Council (CSIC), and CUIDEN DIALNET). Editorial quality and contents have also been enhanced with various modifications and changes, and the Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is involved in the journal edition. There was an increase of over 40% of articles published in the last five years compared to previous period, from 118 to 202 items. The number of Editorials and Clinical cases are also increasing at a rate of 40%. Original Articles are increased by just over 50% (53 versus 109), finding the largest increase in Review articles (3 in the first period and 25 in the last five-years study period). Finally, in 2011, Medicina y Seguridad del Trabajo has first published a special number about Psychosocial Factors, and Mental Health Occupational Health including 15 review articles on current topics by specialists in the field. This results, encourage Editorial Team eagerness to continue working to improve quality and visibility of the journal over the coming years.
Palabras clave : Labor Health; Occupational Health; Medicine; Work; Edition; Publication; Open Access; SciELO.