JNSPS Gets Acceptance for Scopus Indexing


After an intensive and long evaluation process (see the image below), today 13/03/21, the Journal of the Nigerian Society of Physical Sciences (JNSPS) got acceptance for inclusion in Elsevier's Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. 

"Title: Journal of the Nigerian Society of Physical Sciences
ISSN / E-ISSN: 2714-2817 / 2714-4704
Publisher: Nigerian Society of Physical Sciences

Dear Dr. Babatunde Falaye,

The title mentioned above has been evaluated for inclusion in Scopus by the Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB).

The review of this title is now complete and the CSAB has advised that the title will be accepted for inclusion in Scopus. For your information, the reviewer comments are copied below:

The journal consistently includes articles that are scientifically sound and relevant to an international academic or professional audience.
The journal has clear journal policies that are consistent with the journal’s content.

Our Source Collection Management department will contact the publisher of this title within the next three months to initiate the indexing process for Scopus. A content coverage agreement needs to be in place before we can start adding the content to Scopus.com. If you are the publisher, please do not send us your content yet unless requested by our Source Collection Management department

Yours sincerely,

Scopus Title Evaluation Support


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On behalf of the Editorial Team, I appreciate all reviewers, authors, and everyone who has contributed to this success. Special thanks to my University, Federal University of Lafia for all the supports. All already published articles will retroactively be indexed.

JNSPS Editor in Chief
Babatunde James Falaye (PhD)