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About Mètode

Mètode. Popular Science Journal of the University of Valencia

Mètode has become a reference publication among the popular science journals on the market and its quarterly issues are published simultaneously in Catalan and Spanish. Created in 1992, its goal is to approach science to society, fostering the devate and the critical reflection on topical science issues.

Mètode is a journal devoted to science communication and its study. It aims at disseminating science information and analysing the best mechanisms to achieve it. Mètode is an ideal place to put into practice scientific communication and, at the same time, to study it. A point of interaction between science and humanities, concerning so many aspects that it allows the participation of artists, philosophers, sociologist, historians, journalists and literary people. On this balance between praxis and theory lies its strenght and originality.

a journal promoting science reflection

Mètode Science Studies Journal - Annual Review is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research, commentary and analysis on current research and science communication. The articles in this journal are sent to external and expert reviewers.

Mètode SSJ is open to the participation of researchers and professionals who would like to make public their unpublished articles. We accept articles on all fields of science.

More information for submitting an article to Mètode SSJ here.


impact indexes and databases

Mètode SSJ in included in the following indexes and databases:

Evaluation, Identification and Impact Platforms for Scientific Journals
Scopus. Database of peer-reviewed literature.
Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). A Thomson Reuters index for publications of regional interest and emergence fields.
ERIH PLUS. European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences.
REDIB. Open Access Platform for Spanish and Latin-American Electronic Science Journals.
Latindex. Online Regional Information System for scientific journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal.
MIAR. Information Matrix for the Analysis of Journals.

Directory of periodical publications
Dialnet. Hispanic Scientific Production Diffusion Portal (University of La Rioja).

Directory of open access journals
DOAJ. Directory of Open Access Journals.
Dulcinea. Copyright and self-archiving database for Spanish science journals.
SHERPA/RoMEO. Open access database, created by the Centre for Research Communications of the University of Nottingham (UK).
Research Bible. Resource database for science journals.

Collective Catalogues and Library networks
Biblioteca Nacional de España. Collective catalogue of periodicals.
CCUC. Collective catalogue of the universities of Catalonia.
Library of Congress. USA Congress Library Catalogue.
REBIUN. Collective catalogue of the University Libraries Network of the Rector Congress of Spanish Universities (CRUE).
SUDOC. Resource catalogue of university libraries of France.
World Cat-OAIster. World network of content for libraries.
ZDB. Resource catalogue of university libraries of Germany.