The Scientific Publications Department of Russian State University of Tourism and Service (RSUTS Publisher) is specialized in publishing scientific, periodic, study, learning and teaching literature on Tourism, Hotel Industry, and Service in accordance with the requirements of the federal state educational standards. Besides the Editorship of RSUTS Publisher publishes materials from scientific and scientific and practical conferences, as well as other scientific, reference, promotional materials, other kinds of literature and printed materials.
The main objective of RSUTS Publisher is to ensure editorial and publishing activity of the university, publish scientific monographs, scientific and academic literature in accordance with the requirements of the federal state educational standards, as well as to issue scientific, reference, promotional items, and other kinds of printed items.
The major area of RSUTS Publisher focus is to issue periodic scientific publications - journals founded by the University: 1) Service and Tourism: Current Challenges, 2) Service in Russia and Abroad, 3) Service Plus, 4) Universities for Tourism and Service Association Bulletin. RSUTS Publisher also regularly publishes collections of scientific articles upon the results of the conferences and forums organized and held by the University.
Journals published by RSUTS Publisher:
At the modern stage the Editorship of RSUTS scientific publications shall:
- supervise the creation and updating of the websites;
- perform a promotional campaign in the printed media, Internet resources and in the search systems;
- regularly monitor the readership, its interests and needs;
- participate in and hold specialized seminars, consultations with experts (members of the editorship, authors, partners) online;
- establish the partnership with organizations specializing in a tourism;
- announce the content via post and e-mail.
The most important goal of the RSUTS Publisher for the near future is to significantly increase participation of its publications in the field-specific subject-based exhibitions, conferences, seminars, and other specialized events as an information partner.
According to the strategic program of the Editorship it plans to introduce a number of reviews, strengthen the editorships through detection and engagement of scientists with high citation measures, increase the peer review system quality through engagement of the internationally recognized experts.
RSUTS Publisher sets challenging tasks and plans on the increase in distribution of publications scale, their promoting to the leaders of the international information resources of the respective field. It applies significant efforts to increase the volumes of subscriptions in Russian segment, in the countries of near and far abroad.
The University accepted an extensive program on enhancement of polygraphic and digital quality of publications, development of bilingual websites of the journals, improvement of their technological capabilities. RSUTS Publisher works under development of electronic journal versions, including visualization of publication through additional media means in order to extend indexing in the foreign repositories and data bases, on the platforms of electronic resources aggregators. It introduces the feedback systems for the authors to analyze the level of their satisfaction with the journals' quality, creates electronic journal archives with a full text access to the publications.