Publication Incentive Schemes

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

GUIDELINES

1.0 APPLICATION SCOPE

a. Application is open to all academic and non-academic staff still in service with UUM. 
    The following are the publication categories qualified for incentives :

PUBLICATION TYPETOTAL INCENTIVE (RM)QUALIFYING CRITERIA
Article in Citation Indexed Journal 500 Citation Indexed Journal
- Scopus
Journal Article with Impact Factor 500 +
[500 x Impact Factor]
Citation Indexed Journal
- Web of Science™ Core Collection
Book (MAPIM) 1000
Book (International Publisher) 2000
Chapter in Book (MAPIM) [1000/Total Chapter] x Number Chapters
Chapter in Book (International Publisher) [2000/Total Chapter] x Number Chapters


b. The maximumreward 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)
  1. 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.   


About RIMC

The Research and Consultation Centre was established on the 1st of May, 1986. On the 1st of January, 2006, the centre was merged with the Publishing, Broadcasting and Media Technology Division and renamed the Department of Research and Innovation. On 1st of January, 2008, after a restructuring exercise, the department was renamed as the Research and Innovation Management Centre (RIMC).

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