On February 17, 2022, Higher School of Information Technology and Engineering held a seminar on the topic "Publication strategy of a scientist" for doctoral and master students and university teachers. During the seminar, the following issues were considered: the IMRAD model of the structure of scientific articles, the purpose and objectives of publication, quality criteria for scientific publications, the publication process, evaluation and selection of publications, where and how to publish for free. Sciencedirect, Scopus, and Scival databases - how will these resources help, the timing of publication, the structure of the experimental article, and peer review. Why articles are rejected, how to check indexing in the Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), as well as examples of predatory publications and how not to become a victim of them were shown. The content of the report of PhD, Associate Professor of the Higher School of Information Technology and Engineering Sambetbaeva Madina Aralbaevna aroused great interest of the participants and a desire to learn more about the publication process, evaluation and selection of publications for publication, quality criteria of scientific publications and the best ways to select a journal on the Scopus and Web of Science platform.