Author Guidelines - IJOPMR - International Journal Of Pure Medical Research| IJOPMR
The Editorial Processes
A manuscript will be reviewed for possible publication with the understanding that it is being submitted to International Journal of Pure Medical Research alone at that point in time and has not been published anywhere, simultaneously submitted, or already accepted for publication elsewhere. The journal expects that authors would authorize one of them to correspond with the Journal for all matters related to the manuscript. All manuscripts received are duly acknowledged. On submission, editors review all submitted manuscripts initially for suitability for formal review. Manuscripts with insufficient originality, serious scientific or technical flaws, or lack of a significant message are rejected before proceeding for formal peer-review. Manuscripts that are unlikely to be of interest to the International Journal of Pure Medical Research readers are also liable to be rejected at this stage itself.
General Guide Lines:-
A single file to be uploaded on the website should consist the following content/checklist before submission. Not fulfilling the check list may entitle to reject/return the submission.
- Manuscript should be typewritten in Times New Roman font.
- Font size 12. Spacing-1.5, with margins of at least one inch on all sides.
- Spacing-1.5, with margins of at least one inch on all sides.
- Pages should be numbered consecutively, starting with the title page and the matter arranged in the following order:
- Specify type of manuscript: General Article / Addendum / Research Article / Reviews / Short communication / Opinions / Case Report / Historical Note / Book Review. [Refer AIM & SCOPE]
- Title of the manuscript.
- Name of the corresponding author & co-authors: First Name*, Co-Author's Names. Designation of Authors.
- Corresponding author's address and e-mail id.
- Abstract (Not exceeding 300 words)
- Key words: Up to 4-6 keywords. Introduction
- Materials and Methods
- Observations & Results
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A note on plagiarism (please read before submission): There is a zero-tolerance policy towards plagiarism (including self-plagiarism) in our journal. Manuscripts are screened for plagiarism before, during, and after publication, and if found they will be rejected at any stage of processing. In case that a paper is already published in our journal and appears in various directories but plagiarism is still detected, it will be retracted from our journal and the authors' institutions and department heads will be notified to take actions.
Manuscripts that are judged to be of insufficient quality or unlikely to be competitive enough for publication are rejected during initial screening. The remaining manuscripts go through a single-blind peer review process with two or more reviewers. In single-blind review, reviewers' identities are hidden from the authors but not vice versa. Possible decisions after review are: accept as is, minor revision, major revision, or reject. Authors should submit back their revisions within 1 month in the case of minor revision, or 3 months in the case of major revision. To submit a revision shall be communicated to the authors as and when required. Manuscripts with significant results are typically reviewed and published at the highest priority.
This journal uses single blind peer review - the reviewers identities are not known to the authors while the authors' details are shown to the reviewers.
Published articles of International Journal of Pure Medical Research are open access and full texts appear in various directories. This effectively removes the barriers for timely distribution of the articles and ensures that they can be read by as many as possible. The journal charges a publication fee only if the manuscript is accepted for publication. There is no submission charge. Instruction for payment is sent during publication process after manuscript is accepted. Payment can be made by credit card or bank transfer. Publication fee is required to cover the cost of publication, and should be paid before copyediting and publication.
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Articles in our journal are distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International License. We also use the CC-BY license for authors funded by Al-Marhaba Research & PUblication Society, Sharjah and other funding agencies if required, or if authors request.