|About the Journal
Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences is an open-access peer-reviewed journal in Persian (including English abstracts and references) devoted to the field of Medical Sciences and basic sciences. It serves as a forum for discussion and experimentation. It serves as a forum for new research in internal medicine, general internal medicine, basic medical research, clinical medicine, critical care, dentistry, epidemiology, health systems, infectious diseases, molecular medicine, nutrition, pediatric, pharmaceutical sciences, sport medicine, toxicology and forensic medicine, and other related areas. Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences accepts original articles, short communications reporting clinical and basic research studies, case studies and clinical trials of significant scientific and ethical standards.
All papers are subject to a double-blind reviewing process. The submitted papers will be published after a special review as well as the approval of the editorial board. The honorable professors and researchers are highly appreciated if they visit this website, register, submit and set up their papers based on the Instructions to Authors. Therefore, visiting in person or calling the journal office are not recommended, so all connections with authors and reviewers are done through the website.
Salient Features of the Journal:
- All authors will get a soft copy of the certificate, letter of acceptance, reviewer evaluation grading
- All the accepted papers will be open accessible with full PDF download.
- The author(s) will get their acceptance/rejection notification within 3-4 months of submitting a paper.
- Fully archived journal
- High Impact Factor journal
- High visibility & indexing
- Open-access journal
- Peer-reviewed journal
- Rapid/fast track publication
- Reputed editorial board
- A response will be given within 24 hours.
- Strict plagiarism policy.
Bibliographic Information of the Journal
| Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences
|Journal Title Abbreviations
| J. Gorgan Univ. Med. Sci.
|Journal Title Acronym
| Majallah-i Danishgah-i Ulum-i Pizishki-i Gurgan
| p-ISSN: 1562-4765
| Scopus Subject Area and Category:
Web of Science Categories:
Medicine, General & Internal.
| - Internal medicine,
- General internal medicine,
- Basic medical research,
- Clinical medicine,
- Critical care,
- Health systems,
- Infectious diseases,
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Molecular medicine,
- Nutrition, pediatric,
- Pharmaceutical sciences,
- Sport medicine,
- Toxicology and forensic medicine, and other related areas.
| Persian; including English abstracts and bibliographies.
| 1999 - Vol. 1, No. 1 -
| Shahryar Semnani, Ph.D.
| Mohammad Jafar Golalipour, Ph.D.
|Place of Publication
| Iran, Gorgan
| Golestan University of Medical Sciences
Deputy of Research and Technology
| Yes; Double-Blind Peer Review.
|NLM class No.
| Internal Medicine
|Type of Access
| Open Access (OA)
|Type of License
| Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC 4.0)
|Plagiarism Detection Software
|The Policy of Screening for Plagiarism
|All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. Manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences will be screened for plagiarism using Similarity Check / iThenticate plagiarism detection tools. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to check the similarity checking before submitting their manuscript to the journal. Editors check the plagiarism detection of manuscripts in the Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences using the Grammarly detection software (www.grammarly.com), and iThenticate (www.ithenticate.com) for English abstracts and use Iranian plagiarism detection softwares such as IranDOC (https://tik.irandoc.ac.ir) and Samimonour (www.samimnoor.ir) for the Persian text. The journal will immediately reject papers leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism. Whenever it is determined that the manuscript has not complied with the plagiarism rules, the article is rejected (before accepting) and if it has been published (after accepting) it will be removed from the published list and placed in the withdrawn list (returned articles because of Failure to observe plagiarism law).
|Type of Publication (Processing Charges and Publication Charges)
|Free of charge: We do not charge the authors who want to publish in the Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences. No publication charges are required from the author.
Full-text access: Open Access.
| Institutional support, Donations
|Type of Material
| Serial (Periodical)
|Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences is an open-access peer-reviewed journal in Persian (including English abstracts and references) devoted to the field of Medical Sciences and basic sciences. It serves as a forum for discussion and experimentation. It serves as a forum for new research in internal medicine, general internal medicine, basic medical research, clinical medicine, critical care, dentistry, epidemiology, health systems, infectious diseases, molecular medicine, nutrition, pediatric, pharmaceutical sciences, sports medicine, toxicology and forensic medicine, and other related areas. Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences accepts original articles, short communications reporting clinical and basic research studies, case studies and clinical trials of significant scientific and ethical standards.
|Copyright owner / Copyright holder
| Authors retain copyright to their work without restrictions. The author has full control over the work (e.g., retains the right to reuse, distribute, republish, etc.).
|Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC 4.0) license that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (see The Effect of Open Access).
| The consent of all authors, as well as related authorities/institutions, has been received prior to the submission of the manuscript. The order of the authors (as to be reflected on the published article) has been established. The adding or deleting of authors once the manuscript has been accepted for publication would have to be accompanied by a signed statement of consent of all authors. All authors have contributed significantly to the research. Authors are obligated to participate in the peer-review process, providing retractions/ corrections/ amendments when necessary. All conflicts of interest/financial support have been declared.
|Open Access Statement
|Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences is a fully open-access journal, which means that all articles are available on the Web to all users immediately upon publication. Non-commercial and commercial use and distribution in any medium are permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited.
Benefits of open access for authors include:
- Authors retain copyright to their work.
- Free access for all users worldwide.
- Increased visibility and readership.
- No spatial constraints.
- Rapid publication.
No publication charges are required from the author.
|Digital Archiving Policy
|Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences works with some organizations such as Islamic World Science Citation Database (ISC), Yektaweb, National Digital Archives of Iranian Scholarly Journals, and own server of Golestan University of Medical Sciences for maintaining our own digital archive. This makes it possible for the permanent availability and preservation of scholarly research and to ensure accessibility by converting and upgrading digital file formats to comply with new technology standards.
|Data should be cited in the same way as article, book, and web citations, and authors are required to include data citations as part of their reference list. Data citation is appropriate for data held within institutional, subject-focused, or more general data repositories. It is not intended to take the place of community standards such as in-line citation of GenBank accession codes. When citing or making claims based on data, authors must refer to the data at the relevant place in the manuscript text and in addition provide a formal citation in the reference list. Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences follows the format proposed by the Joint Declaration of Data Citation Principles: Authors; Year; Dataset title; Data repository or archive; Version (if any); Persistent identifier (e.g., DOI).
|Data Sharing Policy
| The Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences uses the Basic Data Sharing Policy. The journal is committed to a more open research landscape, facilitating faster and more effective research discovery by enabling reproducibility and verification of data, methodology, and reporting standards. The Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences encourages authors to cite and share their research data including, but not limited to: raw data, processed data, software, algorithms, protocols, methods, materials. Authors are encouraged to share or make open the data supporting the results or analyses presented in their article where this does not violate the protection of human subjects or other valid privacy or security concerns.
The Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences encourages authors to share the data and other artifacts supporting the results in the article by archiving it in an appropriate public repository. Authors should include a Data Accessibility Statement, including a link to the repository they have used, in order that this statement can be published alongside their paper.
The Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences requires authors of Original Investigation, Case Report, and Special Paper articles to (1) place the de-identified data associated with the manuscript in a repository; and (2) include a Data Availability Statement in the manuscript describing where and how the data can be accessed.
The Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences defines data as the digital materials underlying the results described in the manuscript, including but not limited to spreadsheets, text files, interview recordings or transcripts, images, videos, output from statistical software, and computer code or scripts. Authors are expected to deposit at least the minimum amount of data needed to reproduce the results described in the manuscript.
Data can be placed in any repository that makes data publicly available and provides a unique persistent identifier, including institutional repositories, general repositories (e.g., Figshare, Open Science Framework, Zenodo, Dryad, Harvard Dataverse, OpenICPSR), or discipline-specific repositories.
The Data Availability Statement should be placed in the manuscript at the end of the main text before the references. This statement must include (1) an indication of the location of the data; (2) a unique identifier, such as a digital object identifier (DOI), accession number, or persistent uniform resource locator (URL); and (3) any instructions for accessing the data, if applicable. At the point of submission, you will be asked if there is a data set associated with the paper. If you reply yes, you will be asked to provide the DOI, pre-registered DOI, hyperlink, or other persistent identifier associated with the data set(s). If you have selected to provide a pre-registered DOI, please be prepared to share the reviewer URL associated with your data deposit, upon request by reviewers. Where one or multiple data sets are associated with a manuscript, these are not formally peer-reviewed as a part of the journal submission process. It is the author’s responsibility to ensure the soundness of data. Any errors in the data rest solely with the producers of the data set(s).
Data Availability Statement:
1. Data associated with this article are available in the Open Science Framework at .
2. The data that support the findings of this study are openly available in [repository name] at http://doi.org/[doi], reference number [reference number].
3. The data that support the findings of this study are openly available in [repository name] at [URL], reference number [reference number].
4. The data that support the findings of this study are available in [repository name] at [URL/DOI], reference number [reference number]. These data were derived from the following resources available in the public domain: [list resources and URLs]
|Rejection Rate: 65%.
Acceptance Rate: 35%.
Number of published articles per year: 50-60.
| Address: Journal Office, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran.
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