The article deals with the organization of the activity of scientific periodicals in Ukraine, in particular in the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. The main normative documents defining this activity are named. The main problems of optimal organization of work on the preparation and issue of scientific periodicals, especially the problem of lack of qualified personnel and efficient distribution of powers, are outlined. The risks associated with the excessive formalization of the work of the editorial board of the scientific periodical are identified.



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Keywords: scientific journal, scientometric database, publishing activity, professional publication, NAS of Ukraine