The IT Research and Development Center at the UOK held an introductory symposium entitled “UOK Journal Hosting Service”. It was attended by the deans of faculties, heads of departments, members of the teaching staff and those responsible for magazines at the faculties.
The symposium included a research by Asst. Prof. Mohammed Khalaf Raheem, in which he explained the importance of the digital magazine project for researchers and editors. It also witnessed a lecture by Asst. Prof. Ayman Hassan Rasheed Al-Awadi about possessing a posted digital copy of the academic journal on the internet within a supported platform for electronic archiving, and pointing out the importance of obtaining an impact factor for the journal.
The symposium ended by recommending the need for the university to own a special service for its scientific and academic journals, and posting them on the internet. In addition to opening up training workshops for the editors working on the magazines of the faculties.