TÜBİTAK ULAKBİM provides academic journals published in Turkey with online hosting services and an editorial workflow management system for via DergiPark platform. DergiPark supports national academic journals to gain presence in accordance with international standards and increase their visibility.
DergiPark does not interfere with the management of peer review system and content of the journals. It only provides infrastructure and "technical support" for the use of the system. Authors should contact the editor of the journal for any topic regarding their publication.
According to the data of 2020, the average daily number of users of DergiPark: 100.000 people
to improve the quality and aid the development of academic publishing in Turkey in accordance with international standards,
to enhance the visibility and usage of national academic journals worldwide,
to ensure the implementation of the ULAKBİM Journal Management System efficiently.
is not an indexing system such as ULAKBİM Databases or DOAJ and
shouldn’t be confused with the Turkish Journals Index. DergiPark
solely provides an infrastructure to achieve compliance
academic publishing, which is considered
as an important criterion
a journal’s inclusion in national
and international indexes.
DergiPark Project started in September 2013.
The technical infrastructure of DergiPark is planned to form a base for the National Citation Index.
The number of journals hosted, which was 100 when the Project started, increased to
461 in 2014,
824 in 2015,
1.200 in 2016,
1.600 in 2017,
2.054 in 2018
1.937 in 2019
2.015 in 2020
DergiPark has started offering service using Open Journal Systems (OJS) infrastructure initially. However, as the number of journals and users have increased in time, OJS has become inefficient. A new system compatible with new technologies has been developed, also taking the user demands into consideration. This new system, ULAKBİM Journal Systems (UJS), enabling easier handling and faster workflow has been put into service as of 2017.
Articles in journals included in DergiPark which meet the conditions below are assigned DOIs* (Digital Object Identifiers) free of charge. As of March 2017, the number of journals getting DOI service is 344. The journals in DergiPark have to meet at least one of the requirements below, in order to be eligible for DOI service:
The journal should be indexed in TR Index, WoS, or SCOPUS,
The journal should manage all the publishing process, starting from the submission of manuscripts to final publication, within the DergiPark system.
The journals in DergiPark have to sign the Representative Membership Contract with CrossRef and send it to ULAKBİM to get DOI service. They are also responsible to fulfill the requirements of this Contract.
According to the agreement between ULAKBİM and CrossRef, the journals acknowledge and undertake that the articles the articles to get DOIs are original and are not published elsewhere. In the contrary case, the editor of journal and the author of the article take the responsibility.
A journal which does not carry out its editorial process within DergiPark system can only get DOI service if it publishes all its issues regularly on DergiPark platform and is indexed in TR Index.
New journals must have published at least two issues in order to get DOI service.
*A digital object identifier (DOI) is a unique alphanumeric string assigned by a registration agency (the International DOI Foundation) to identify content and provide a persistent link to its location on the Internet. The publisher assigns a DOI when your article is published and made available electronically.
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