Digital archiving and preservation policy

Digital archiving and preservation can be viewed as a set of processes and activities aimed at ensuring that the information available in digital format, after a long period of time, remains reliably protected and can be unimpeded distributed. It is important to preserve the digital content of the journal to ensure constant access to it for readers.

Archiving and preserving of the content of “SocioEconomic Challenges” journal is ensured by:

Website archiving

All digital content (XML and .pdf format) is collected on the one cloud server which is online and accessible to the readers. In any case, the backup of digital content (in both formats XML and .pdf) will be retained within 24-36 hours.

Abstracting/Indexing services

SocioEconomic Challenges is indexed by the Google Scholar, WorldCat, IndexCopernicus Journals Master List and etc. (more Indexing) which stored the metadata of the article (title, abstract, authors and their affiliations, keywords and etc.).

Self-archiving

The accepted papers could be archived by the authors in their institutional repositories or in personal websites/pages. At the same time, it is important that the authors note: The published paper is available at http://dx.doi.org/[DOI of the document]. It will identify the journal name and publisher.

Independent and Local archive

Editorial Board of the SocioEconomic Challenges intends to issue articles for a long time.

At the same time, in case of any circumstances (publisher stops its activity, the journal ceases to exist, the journal does not become the property of another publisher or organization, the archive of articles is not available on the journal website, technical problems in the work of the journal’s information platform, etc.) readers will have access to the text of article through local eSSUIR (Electronic Sumy State University Institutional Repository) and independent archives (Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine, SHERPA/RoMEO,  Portico). 

eSSUIR (Electronic Sumy State University Institutional Repository) is the electronic archive of Sumy State University, which collects, stores, distributes and provides long-term, constant and reliable access to scientific research of academic stuff, workers and students of the University, as well as the contents of scientific journals published by the university. This open access resource, hosted on the UNIVERSITY server on the Internet and available from anywhere and at any time, aims at collecting and storing the intellectual products of the university community in electronic form. Besides, eSSUIR promotes the distribution of materials in the world scientific and educational space, provides free access to scientific information for Ukrainian and the world scientific community. According to the results of the February 2022 version of the global Transparent Ranking by Webometrics, the repository of Sumy State University is the first among the institutional repositories of Ukraine in terms of the number of documents indexed by Google Scholar (61,700). Repository is on the 35th place among 3,751 institutional repositories in the world and on the 45th place among 3,885 repositories in the world.

The repository of the Vernadskyi National Library of Ukraine is part of the general electronic information resource of the Vernadskyi National Library of Ukraine as a leading state cultural, educational and scientific institution of Ukraine. All articles of the journal “SocioEconomic Challenges” are available in electronic form in the NBUV Repository. NBUV Repository provides permanent free access to the electronic archive by means of Internet technologies. The repository is part of the general electronic information resource of the NBUV.

Sherpa Romeo is an online resource that aggregates and presents publisher and journal open access policies from around the world. Every registered publisher or journal held in Romeo is carefully reviewed and analyzed by the specialist team who provide summaries of self-archiving permissions and conditions of rights given to authors on a journal-by-journal basis where possible. The policy information provided through this service primarily aims to serve the academic research community.

Authors can share their research in a variety of different ways.

Portico is an independent archive that preserves and provides access to the content of e-journals, e-books and digital collections. Portico guarantee that the content which preserved will remain accessible and usable for researchers, scholars, students and other interested parties in the future.