Quality index

The journal Actualidad Jurídica Ambiental (AJA) is indexed in the referral databases that indicate the quality of the journals:

       At NATIONAL level:
CIRC Academic Search Premier
DICE EBSCO Legal Source
ICAMUR Fuente Académica Plus
Índices CSIC Google Académico
OCLC WorldCat
ULRICH’S Periodicals Directory
WoS (Web of Science)


  Assessed/indexed by: Responsible Body
1 Academic Search Premier  

Renowned academic resource offered by EBSCO that covers the main areas of academic research.


2 CIRC 2.0  

The EC3metrics Group of the University of Granada, develops CIRC 2.0 ( Integrated Classification of Scientific Journals ) quality index classifying Social Science and Humanities journals, integrating assessments criteria from national agencies as CNEAI, ANECA.



The University of Logroño develops this bibliographic database of reference in the legal-social area.


4 DICE  

The database DICE (Dissemination and Editorial Quality of Humanities, Social and Legal Sciences Spanish Journals) is the result of a collaborative agreement between the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Spanish National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA) who finances its maintenance, has been created by the Center for scientific Information and Documentation (CINDOC).

The aim of DICE database is to provide knowledge and facilitate the consultation of some of the editorial characteristics more closely linked to quality of the Spanish journals on Humanities and Social Sciences.

We regret to inform you that RESH and DICE have not been updated since January 2013 due to lack of funding to do so. 


5 DOAJ  

The renowned Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is a not-for-profit organisation managed by Infrastructure Services for Open Access C.I.C. (Community Interest Company)



Database DULCINEA (Copyrights and open-access conditions of Spanish Scientific Journals) is a project researching open access of Spanish scientific publications, created by the Ministry of Education and Science and coordinated by the University of Barcelona, CSIC and the University of Valencia.


7 EBSCO Legal Source  

EBSCO Information Services, a global leader in content management, is a private corporation founded in 1944 and the world’s largest subscription agency. It is the largest web hosting company for academic content, including bibliographic databases and journal collections in social sciences, science and technology, management and global leader in electronic and paper subscriptions. It serves the content needs of all researchers who access their information resources through academic institutions, schools, public libraries, associations, government institutions, hospitals, etc. It provides access to full texts, databases and references.



The renowned European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS) was created and developed by the Standing Committee for the Humanities (SCH) of the European Science Foundation (ESF), while it is maintained now by the Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD).



It is the European open access digital library, which includes contributions digitized by recognized cultural institutions of all the member states of the European Union.


10 Fuente Académica Plus  

EBSCO, as well, develops this database as an indispensable tool for academic researchers, providing expansive coverage of major subject areas, with a collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain.


11 Google Scholar  

Powerful documentary tool by Google.


12 JournalTOCs  

Collection of scientific publications prepared by Heriot-Watt University (United Kingdom) to locate the most recent articles published in academic literature with international coverage.



The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport develops this gateway to digital culture, bringing together the digital collections of archives, libraries and museums in Spain.



The ICAMUR Prize has been awarded by the Bar Association of Murcia.


15 ISOC  

ISOC database – Social Sciences and Humanities is developed by the Humanities and Social Sciences Center (CCHS), CSIC. It provides access to abstracts and full text of journal articles having been subjected to a review process aimed at selecting those publications that exceed a certain threshold of editorial quality and scientific and technological interest. Our journal has been selected and included into the Directory “Journals of Social Sciences and Humanities”. Articles for years 2009-2012 are included in Abstracts Database ISOC-law.



Regional Information System for Scientific Journals of Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal: National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

The aim of LATINDEX Catalogue is to spread, make accessible and enhance the quality of serial scientific publications produced in all countries of Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal, through shared resources. LATINDEX is an international database of reference for the accreditation of the publications’ quality.


17 MIAR  

The University of Barcelona develops MIAR database (Matrix of Information for the Journals Assessment) calculates the ICDS (Compound Index of Secondary Dissemination) as a result of a project by the Research Group of the School of Library and Information Science at the University of Barcelona. The ICDS is an indicator measuring diffusion of journals in scientific databases. MIAR is intended to host essential information for the identification and evaluation of journals, quantitatively measuring the visibility of the journals in Social Sciences based of their presence in different types of databases.


18 OCLC WorldCat  

Catalog managed by the OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) and considered the largest catalog in the world.


19 REDIB  

The new REDIB platform (Latin American Network of Innovation and Scientific Knowledge) is a product of collaboration between CSIC and Universia.

Formerly E-Revistas platform and developed in the framework of a FECYT-CSIC agreement for 2004-2015. E-Revistas (Open Access Platform for Spanish and Latin American Scientific Electronic Journals) was a project led by the CSIC in order to contribute to the dissemination and visibility of scientific journals published in Latin America, Caribbean, Spain and Portugal.


20 RESH  

RESH Information System (Spanish Journals on Social Sciences and Humanities) integrates quality indicators for Spanish Scientific Journals of Social Sciences and Humanities, developed by EPUC (Research Group for Evaluation of Scientific Publications) from the CCHS-CSIC and by EC3 from the University of Granada, according to CNEAI, ANECA and Latindex criteria.

We regret to inform you that RESH and DICE have not been updated since January 2013 due to lack of funding to do so. 


21 ROAD  

ROAD (Directory of Open Access scholarly Resources) is a service offered by the ISSN International Centre with the support of the Communication and Information Sector of UNESCO.


22 ULRICH’S Periodicals Directory  

Greatest prestige source of information on periodicals. It has ahistorical trajectory, since the first edition of this repertoire was published in 1932. The Ulrich Directory of Periodicals is a bibliographic database that provides consulting services on periodicals throughout the world.


Unfortunately, it is necessary to be a subscriber to consult it and this means that it is not free.


23 VLEX  

Excellent tool that provides access to current legal information, prepared by a team of legal experts with the maximum editorial rigor of VLEX Company.



Powerful reference tool with consolidated prestige, developed by Thomson Reuters Aranzadi, paramount firm of solid career. As well, Thomson Reuters Aranzadi includes our Journal into the electronic platforms Aranzadi Fusion, Aranzadi Insignis and Aranzadi Professional.


25 WoS (Web of Science)  

Prestigious database by Thomson Reuters reflecting the impact rate and impact in the scientific community. Our journal is included in the “Emerging Sources Citation Index”.


26 LEJISTER LEJISTER is an online legal platform that compiles law, case-law, doctrine and other resources in environmental law, in the Latin American and Spanish area.