Acta Geographica Sinica ›› 2014, Vol. 69 ›› Issue (9): 1358-1368.doi: 10.11821/dlxb201409009

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Internationalization progress of Acta Geographica Sinica and Journal of Geographical Sciences since their publication


  1. Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, Beijing 100101, China
  • Received:2014-06-20 Online:2014-09-20 Published:2014-09-20
  • Supported by:
    Project for Enhancing International Impact of China STM Journals, PIIJ

Abstract: This article conducts a review of the internationalization progress of "Acta Geographica Sinica" in 80 years (1934- 2014) and an in- depth analysis of international development of "Journal of Geographical Sciences" published since 2001. The efforts aiming at the increase of the international influence of the two journals include: internationalization of publishing form, the expansion of international publishing and distribution, the increase of international submission and publication, the international network downloads and citations to upgrade international influence.

Key words: Acta Geographica Sinica, international journals, Journal of Geographical Sciences, editing and publishing