About the Journal
Journal “Complex use of mineral resources” (KIMS) is a peer-reviewed journal, published since 1978, that covers the current problems of the mining and metallurgical complex and the latest scientific achievements of scientists. KIMS is issued 4 times a year; it has been published as an electronic online publication with open access since 2020.
The journal is included in the list of publications recommended by the Committee for Control in the Sphere of Higher Education and Science of the Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan under the section headings: Metallurgy - Protocol No. 52 from 01/28/2021; Earth Sciences, Engineering and Technology - Protocol No. 76 dated 11/14/2022; re-registered with the Information and Archives Committee of the Ministry of Culture and information of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Certificate No. 16180-zh dated October 18, 2016.
The editorial board of the journal includes leading scientists in the field of geology, mining, metallurgy, ore dressing, metallurgy and other areas of knowledge close to the journal’s scope.
Institute of Metallurgy and Ore Benefication is a publisher of the journal; it has become a sponsor member of the Publishers International Linking Association of “Crossref” and its journal “Kompleksnoe Ispol’zovanie Mineral’nogo Syr’a” now gets involved with Crossref’s community, connects your content with the global network of online research, and takes up additional infrastructure services. Including your content in Crossref means that not only you are able to create Digital Object Identifiers (DOI) you can also contribute a comprehensive set of metadata so that other services can find you in more ways.
The Journal Kompleksnoe Ispol’zovanie Mineral’nogo Syr’a has been included in the “Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index” (CASSI). databases since September 2018. CASSI is a global organization of expert scientists, technologists, and business leaders with a successful and extended history of delivering scientific information opportunities.
Journal has been also indexed in WorldCat since 2018; it is the world’s largest network of library content and services.
In December 2020, the journal was included in the Emerging Sources Citation Index Web of Science Core Collection. Articles published after January 1, 2019, will be indexed soon. The selection of journals for indexing in the Emerging Sources Citation Index is the first and important step for inclusion in the main database of the Web of Science Core Collection, in which the impact factor index is assigned to the journal based on the citation of articles In the future, the journal may be evaluated and added to additional Clarivate Analytics products to meet the needs of the scientific and scholarly research community. The Journal is indexed in the Kazakhstani citation database as well.