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RTU Press was established in 1964 to provide students, research and academic personnel with educational and scientific literature. In the course of time, RTU editorial and publishing units have survived different kinds of structural changes, but it has always provided RTU students and personnel with the required publications disregarding the socio-economic conditions.
RTU Press annually publishes from 20 to 25 collections of scientific articles, 8 to 10 scientific monographs, approximately 50 promotion works and 100 promotion work summaries in Latvian and English, approximately 30 different educational aids in accordance with the faculty, institute, and other RTU structural unit orders. All publications are assigned an ISBN or an ISSN code.
RTU Press has repeatedly started publishing collections of scientific articles. At present, RTU Press publishes 19 scientific journal series, 75 % of them are published in English, 11 of them are published in the open access journal management system Open Journal System. All articles that have been published in English are verified for plagiarism by using software CrossCheck. If the journal corresponds to the quality criteria, each journal article is assigned a unique identification number DOI (Digital object identifier).
RTU has concluded agreements with international non-profit organizations CrossRef and ORCID, which RTU Press actively cooperates with. The articles are indexed in ProQuest, EBSCO, CNPIEC, TDOne, and many other databases. The collection of articles Environmental and Climate Technologies published by RTU Press is indexed in the SCOPUS database.
RTU faculties in collaboration with RTU Press publish peer reviewed Open Access scientific journals with international editorial boards. The journals cover a wide variety of fields and the authors of articles are researchers from all over the world.
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