Brief History Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions
2018: Clinical data sharing policy was introduced according to “Data Sharing Statements for Clinical Trials: A Requirement of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors.”
2017: Author taxonomy was introduced from March.
2016: From March, it became a Medline journal; therefore, MeSH terms began to be added to citation data in PubMed from the first article of 2016. At the same time, it can be seen in search results in SCOPUS from 2016 issue as a Medline-sourced title. Open data policy was introduced from March. The first article of data sharing was “Pantelidis P et al. Medical students’ satisfaction with the Applied Basic Clinical Seminar with Scenarios for Students, a novel simulation-based learning method in Greece” available from: https://doi.org/10.3352/jeehp.2016.13.13. It became an affiliated journal of the World Federation for Medical Education since September 2016. It passed the re-evaluation process by the Korean Association of Medical Journal Editors in October.
2015: It began to be indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index from December; therefore, it has been searchable from Web of Science Core Collection. Publisher’s title was changed from National Health Personnel Licensing Examination Board of Korea to Korea Health Personnel Licensing Examination Institute from December.
2014: From October 15, text and data mining service by CrossRef was adopted.
2013: It became a member journal of the Committee on Publication Ethics and the World Association of Medical Editors. It began to be indexed in CINAHL and EBSCO database. It also began to be searchable from ScienceCentral. From May, it required a digital object identifier (DOI) at the end of each reference. Also, it required an audio recording of the author speaking or video recording in their mother tongue or in English. The first article with audio recording was “United States medical students’ knowledge of Alzheimer disease” by Brian J. Nagle et al available form: https://doi.org/10.3352/jeehp.2013.10.4. From June 31, ORCID (open researcher and contributor ID) began to be added to all authors. CrossMark (Check for updates) and FundRef (CrossRef Funder Registry) services by CrossRef was introduced from August 13.
2012: There were remarkable numbers of citation by other related journals. It became a member journal of the Korean Council of Science Editors. It became a co-official journal of the Association for Medical Education in the Western Pacific Region.
2010: It became a member journal of the Alliance of Learned and Professional Society Publishers.
2009: From February 2009, it began to participate in PubMed Central; therefore, its citation info was searchable from PubMed at the same time. It became a member journal of the Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ); therefore, its metadata became searchable from DOAJ Search. There were increased submissions from outside of Korea.
2007: From December 2007, it began to deposit digital object identifier (DOI) XML files to CrossRef so that participation to international journal papers network was possible.
2006: The language of text was changed as English only to recruit the papers from outside of Korea and to propagate the invaluable information to all over the world. In 2006, there were 7 papers published. Open-access policy was declared under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. Full text PubMed Central XML files were produced and embedded at the journal homepage.
2005: The second editor Dr. Sun Huh took over editor and also published Volume 2, one issue with 9 papers in Korean. It became a member journal of the Korean Association of Medical Journal Editors.
2004: Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions (pISSN: 1738-1339, eISSN 1975-5937) was launched by the suggestion of Dr. Sang-Ho Baik, the second President of from National Health Personnel Licensing Examination Board of Korea. As the first editor, Dr. Chan-il Park, Professor of Pathology, Yonsei University College of Medicine had worked laboriously for the publication of inaugural issue. It was published in December 2004 with 9 papers in single issue in Korean.