Only peer reviewed research articles in accredited journals qualify for subsidy. The DHET’s Approved List is compiled annually from international and national journals. Journals included in these lists are considered accredited and are taken into account when government subsidy is granted to universities for scientific publication of research output.The following lists of journals are important in the identification of journals in which to publish.
- Journal Citation Reports of the ISI (Thomson Reuters/Clarivate Analytics), that is the Science Citation Index; Social Sciences Citation Index and Arts and Humanities Index
- International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
- Norwegian list
- SciELO SA
- South African list
The List of Accredited Journals is maintained by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). Consult Unisa's Department of Research webpage on the staff intranet for the the latest DHET Approved List. The DHET Accredited Journals List can be accessed by using the following steps: E-Connect → Departments → Research, Innovation and Commercialisation → Research Support → DHET and Documentation → DHET Accredited Journal Lists for Publications to be Made in 2019