The specialized edition of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise - the interdepartmental scientific and methodical collection “Criminalistics and Forensics” was included into the international scientific database of Index Copernicus.
Index Copernicus (IC) is an online database. It provides of user-contributed information, including scientist profiles, as well as of scientific institutions, publications and projects established in 1999 in Poland, and operated by Index Copernicus International and it has several assessment tools to track the impact of scientific works and publications, individual scientists or research institutions.
Index Copernicus makes its own impact factor: annually provides a detailed examination of journals included in the database. The prerequisite for indexing in the database is a positive passage of a multidimensional rating system, which contains more than 100 criteria. Publications, which are positively passing through the process of parametric assessment, receive the index of ICV (Index Copernicus Value) valid for one year, which reflects the level of development of the publication and its influence.
The interdepartmental scientific and methodical collection “Criminalistics and Forensics” has existed for more than 80 years. In the preface of its first issue, which was called “Criminalistics and Forensic Science Expertise” was published in 1937 was said the following: “The printed organ, for us first and foremost, a tool for scientific investigative techniques and sharing experience, should serve the scientific opinion of our system. The consciousness of the worker that his work will be printed is a great stimulus, but at the same time it is not a complex of all conditions for this work to be created”, the Editorial Board reported
From that time to the present day the edition reflects the results of scientific research in the field of the theory and history of forensic examination, development and improvement of methods of various types of forensic research, examines the actual issues of investigative tactics and methods of investigation of crimes, etc.
The inclusion in the international scientific database of Index Copernicus was another evidence of the high scientific level of publications of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise. The Editorial Board will continue to make every effort to improve it.
Київський науково-дослідний інституту судових експертиз
Директор: Рувін Олександр Григорович
Поштова адреса: 03057, м. Київ, вул. Смоленська, 6
Kyiv Research Institute of Forensic Expertise
Director: Ruvin Oleksandr
Mailling address: 03057, City of Kyiv Smolenska Street, 6