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Acción Psicológica

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OSCA-LLUCH, Julia; TORTOSA, Macarena; GONZALEZ-SALA, Francisco  and  TORTOSA, Francisco. Quality indicators of scientific publications in legal psychology. Acción psicol. [online]. 2017, vol.14, n.2, pp.85-98.  Epub Sep 11, 2023. ISSN 2255-1271.

The scientific publications are one of the basic dimensions of the evaluation of the quality of research of teaching and research personnel in Spain. The most used criterion for the evaluation is the publication of papers in journals included in the Web of Science (WoS) or Scopus databases. The objective of this work is to know that psychology journals, which publish works of legal psychology, are currently included in the Web of Science (WoS) and Scopus databases, offer an analysis and comparison of the quality indicators of the journals in these databases, in order that researchers working in this discipline know the status of publications in their field of knowledge and provide them with the best choice to publish.

Keywords : Scientific journals; Legal psychology; Impact factor; Web of Science; JCR; Scopus; SJR.

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