Publication Incentive Schemes

A. PUBLICATION INCENTIVE SCHEME FOR JOURNAL ARTICLES, BOOKS, AND CHAPTERS IN BOOK

GUIDELINES

 1.0       APPLICATION SCOPE

  1. Application is open to all academic and non-academic staff still in service with UUM. 

    The following are the publication categories qualified for incentives :

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b. The maximum  reward amount for each applicant is RM20,000.00 in the publication year where the applicant is not allowed to apply for any other university publication incentive scheme using the same article.

 

2.0      QUALIFYING CRITERIA

  1. Journal Article Criteria

  1. The journal article is required to state that the author is affiliated with Universiti Utara Malaysia.

  2. Articles published in journals that are NOT indexed and do not have high impact will not be qualified to receive the incentive.

  3. Incentive payment of indexed Web of Science (WoS™) Core Collection journal article refers to:

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-Expanded)

  • Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)

  • Art and Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)

       b. Book AND Chapter in Book Criteria

  1.   The book must be the first edition.

  2.   The book must have a referee prior to publication.

  3.   Fast print published books are not accepted.

  4.   For the book chapter category, only four (4) chapters ONLY will be considered for incentive payment. 

  • The list of certified local (MAPIM) and international publishers can be found at the RIMC website at http://rimc.uum.edu.my. This list will be updated from time to time. 

  • For publication with co-authors where the group of authors are UUM staff, it is advised that the incentive shall be divided as agreed upon by all authors. Only one author is allowed to apply for this incentive scheme. The division of incentive is outside the jurisdiction of the University. 

3.0       APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  1. The applicant is required to complete the book and journal publication incentive scheme form (RIMC016/2012).

  2. The applicant is required to produce a copy of the front page of the publication and the pages that contain relevant information such as the author, title, year, and publisher.

4.0      APPLICATION FLOW

The application can be made using the Publication Incentive Scheme Application Form (Appendix 1) that is supported by evidence (Appendix 2) and submitted to the RIMC (attention: Deputy Director (Research Publication)). 

 

5.0      ENFORCEMENT DATE

           01 January 2013 

 

Note:    Payment will only be processed once the applicant has recorded the publication in the Publication System and it has been verified that the journal article has been indexed in the SCOPUS database.

             For more information, please do not hesitate to call the Publication Unit at 4778/ 4764 or email to rimc@uum.edu.my.     

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B. PAYMENT SCHEME FOR JOURNAL PUBLICATION FEES (SPYPJ)

GUIDELINES

The payment scheme for journal publication fees (SPYPJ) is a scheme to encourage and reward UUM academic staff to improve the statistics of publication of journal articles, primarily in WoS / SCOPUS indexed journals. The terms and conditions for applying for this payment scheme are as follows:

1.0 SCOPE OF PAYMENT

a) Funding will be given to articles published in WoS / SCOPUS journals.

b) For journals that have impact factor value (ISI only), the publication fees will be borne fully by the university.

c) For journals with no impact factor value (only listed in SCOPUS), the maximum payment is USD500.00 or equivalent.

d) The scheme is open only to lecturers who do not have research grants related to the topic of the published article.

2.0 TERMS OF PAYMENT 

a) The applicant must be a permanent academic staff member of Universiti Utara Malaysia and the corresponding author of the article concerned.

b) Application for this scheme is based on the claim (pay first claim later).

3.0 APPLICATION PROCEDURE 

a) The applicant must fill in the Application Form for Payment Scheme for Journal Publication Fees (SPYPJ) (Form SPYPJ / 01).

b) The applicant must attach the following supporting documents:

i. Letter or email confirming acceptance of publication of article in the said journal.

ii. Evidence of journal listing in WoS / SCOPUS.

iii. Receipt of payment for publication of article.

iv. One hard copy of the article (if available)

Updated February 2015 

4.0 APPLICATION FLOW 

a) The completed application form must be recommended by the Dean of the School and approved by the RIMC Director / Deputy Director (Research Publications) before it is forwarded to the Bursar’s Department for further action.

b) The Publications Committee of the School and RIMC with the assistance of the Sultanah Bahiyah Library, UUM should check the quality and authenticity of the accepting journal.

c) The School must inform the RIMC about the list of qualities or blacklisted journals to be taken into consideration when reviewing the applications.

5.0 EFFECTIVE DATE

14 October 2012  

Click the link below to download the guidelines  and application form : 

Payment Scheme For Journal Publication Fees Guidelines  (English Version)

Payment Scheme For Journal Publication Fees Guidelines  (Malay Version)

Payment Scheme for Journal Publication Fees Form (SPYPJ) (Form SPYPJ / 01).             

 For more information, please contact the Research Publications Unit at 4764/4778 or e-mail rimc@uum.edu.my.

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C. PAYMENT SCHEME FOR JOURNAL IN QUARTILE 1, QUARTILE 2, QUARTILE 3 & QUARTILE 4(Q1-Q4) WEB OF SCIENCE(WoS) CORE COLLECTION AND SCOPUS

   1.0        LATAR BELAKANG

1.1        Mesyuarat Lembaga Pengarah Universiti (LPU), UUM telah meluluskan Skim Insentif Penerbitan Artikel Jurnal dalam Quartile 1, Quartile 2, Quartile 3 & Quartile 4 (Q1-Q4) Web of Science (WoS) ™ Core Collection dan Scopus dengan syarat bahawa staf akademik secara keseluruhan telah mencapai KPI yang telah ditetapkan oleh LPU.

1.2        Insentif ini merupakan penambahbaikkan bagi menggantikan skim penerbitan sedia ada (Skim Insentif Penerbitan Artikel Jurnal, Buku dan Bab dalam Buku) bagi menggalakkan Penyelidik UUM dalam menerbitkan penerbitan berimpak tinggi (WoS dan Scopus).

1.3        Bagi memastikan perlaksanaan insentif ini dengan lebih efektif, maka polisi ini akan sentiasa diperkemaskan dan diselaraskan mengikut keperluan HiCoE dan MyRA.

 2.0      SYARAT PERMOHONAN

2.1        Permohonan adalah dibuka kepada semua staf akademik UUM (tetap dan kontrak).

2.2        Artikel jurnal yang mempunyai afiliasi “Universiti Utara Malaysia” sahaja yang layak untuk memohon insentif.

2.3        Penerbitan artikel jurnal dindeks oleh KEDUA-DUA pangkalan data dalam Web of Science (WoS) dan Scopus bermula 26 Julai 2017 ke atas (rujuk 6.0).

2.4        Kadar pembayaran insentif adalah seperti berikut (Jadual 1):

                                                   Jadual 1: Kadar Insentif bagi penerbitan mengikut quartile

Quartile

Kadar Insentif/Artikel (RM)

Q1

4,000.00

Q2

2,000.00

Q3

1,000.00

Q4

500.00

 

2.5          Hanya seorang penulis UUM per artikel sahaja yang layak memohon skim penerbitan ini (keutamaan kepada penulis utama).

2.6          Jumlah maksimum pemberian ganjaran untuk setiap pemohon adalah sebanyak RM20,000.00 setahun dan pemohon tidak dibenarkan untuk memohon mana-mana skim insentif penerbitan Universiti yang lain dengan menggunakan artikel yang sama.

 

3.0       KELULUSAN PEMBAYARAN

3.1          Pembayaran akan diproses selepas pemohon merekod maklumat penerbitan dalam UUM Publication System (UPS) dan telah terbukti artikel jurnal telah diindeks di dalam pangkalan data WoS dan Scopus.

3.2          Semakan dan pengesahan penerbitan dari pihak Perpustakaan Sultanah Bahiyah (PSB) menggunakan quartile semasa sebagai dasar pembayaran insentif bagi penerbitan UUM yang diindeks di Web of Science (WoS) dan Scopus. Jika artikel mempunyai disiplin kategori quartile berbeza, quartile yang tertinggi akan dipilih.

3.3          Artikel yang diterbitkan dan diindeks dalam WoS haruslah merujuk kepada laporan tahunan Journal Citation Report (JCR) terkini.

3.4          Pembayaran insentif akan diproses selepas jumlah KPI artikel yang ditetapkan telah dicapai dalam tempoh setahun selepas tarikh kuat kuasa skim seperti berikut (Jadual 2):

Jadual 2: KPI bilangan artikel yang ditetapkan mengikut quartile yang telah ditetapkan oleh LPU

Quartile

KPI Bilangan Artikel

Q1

16 artikel

Q2

25 artikel

Q3

25 artikel

Q4

25 artikel

3.5        Pihak RIMC akan meneliti pencapaian tahunan penerbitan universiti pada penghujung tempoh tahun taksiran, di mana sekiranya KPI jumlah artikel  yang ditetapkan tidak dapat dicapai, maka

             insentif bayaran yang dibuat adalah mengikut kadar Skim Insentif Penerbitan sedia ada seperti tertakluk di laman web RIMC.

                          Contoh pengiraan bayaran adalah seperti di Lampiran 1

 4.0        PROSEDUR PERMOHONAN

 4.1        Pemohon dikehendaki melengkapkan borang permohonan skim insentif penerbitan.

 4.2      Pemohon dikehendaki mengemukakan salinan muka hadapan penerbitan dan helaian yang mengandungi maklumat seperti pengarang, afiliasi, tajuk penerbitan, tahun, nama    universiti dan nama penerbit.

5.0        ALIRAN PERMOHONAN

Permohonan hendaklah dibuat menggunakan borang permohonan Skim Insentif Penerbitan (Lampiran 2) serta disokong dengan bahan bukti dan dihantar ke RIMC (u.p.: Timbalan Pengarah (Penerbitan Penyelidikan)).

6.0        TARIKH KUATKUASA

             26 Julai 2017

7.0        PERTANYAAN

             Sebarang pertanyaan, sila hubungi Unit Penerbitan Penyelidikan di talian  04-928 4764/4778/4779.

Payment Scheme For Journal in Q1-Q4 WoS Core Collection Guidelines (Malay Version)

Payment Scheme for Journal in Q1-Q4 WoS Core Collection Form(SIP Form)

 Last updated: 8th February 2018

 

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