scientific community, information essentially passes through scientific
publications. These publications now occupy a prominent place in the search.
They constitute the very purpose of scientific research as a researcher is
usually assessed by its publications. The quality of scientific research
combines punctuality and continuity over time. This reflection analyzes this
question through the annals of the Higher Institute of Statistics of
Lubumbashi. This study aims an inventory of scientific
production and evaluates the legality of publications in the annals of this
institution. We used the literature review. Through this review,
we identified scientific publications in the various annals of the Stattistics Higher Institute of Lubumbash from 1990 to 2015. It appears from this
study that an irregularity in the publication of the Annals was observed. 92
articles were published in the Annals of which 54 (58.7%) by internal
researchers in this institution and 38 (41.3%) by external researchers. Three most productive sectors by internal authors namely the economic,
statistical and computer were recorded. A resumption of publications occurred
around the years 1998 and 1999 followed by a disappearance of a period of more
than four years. The valorisation of the research activity in this university
institution inevitably passes through the publication of the articles by the
researchers of this institution and the regularity of the publication of their
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