• Marlen Yessirkepov Department of Biology and Biochemistry, South Kazakhstan Medical Academy, Shymkent, Kazakhstan
  • Armen Yuri Gasparyan Departments of Rheumatology and Research and Development, Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust (Teaching Trust of the University of Birmingham, UK), Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, West Midlands, UK
Keywords: Central Asia, Periodicals as topic, Hypothesis, Research design


Publishing an informative, useful, and attractive journal has been a difficult task throughout the history of scientific communications. Print publishing has had its own hardships that kept editors and publishers busy with time-consuming technological processes, requiring specific skills and abundant financial investments. With the advent of digital media and Open Access, scholarly activities and knowledge transfer have accelerated and facilitated globally affordable online publishing practices.


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