Edition V20N05 | Year 2015 | Editorial Editorial | Pages 12 to 13
A few years ago, the Dentistry section of CAPES (Brazilian Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel) decided to induce the QUALIS** of three scientific national dental journals, among which four were indexed at SciELO database. At that time, based on the criteria of the field, the three main Brazilian journals (BOR, JAOS and BDJ), which used to be classified as B2, were induced to be classified as B1. A decision to be loudly applauded. Why?