This Conference welcomes journal editors, publishers, university policy makers, representatives of research institutions, librarians and everyone else interested in the topic.
The quantity and quality of national scholarly journals, as well as options for their dissemination, have been widely discussed in previous conferences. This year, the conference aims to not only introduce novelties but also look into the improvement of the Lithuanian scholarly periodicals over the last five years, i.e. the period when the international scholarly communication established in the digital space and more open.
The Conference will offer discussions on insights, challenges and solutions by guest speakers who are experts in peer-review, assessment of scientific output, and dissemination of journals.
The Conference also plans to present guidelines on the improvement of scholarly journal publication and introduce the Lithuanian scholarly journals that already conform to the guidelines. The key criteria are as follow: does a journal have a digital version; can it be easily found on the Internet and is accessible to the reader; does a journal have the implemented peer-review and publication systems; how may Lithuanian journals are indexed in the freely accessible academic databases, e. g. Google Scholar, Zenodo, etc.