Volume : 13 Issue : 1 Year : 2024

Aims and Scope

Aims and Scope

Journal Abbreviation: Kocaeli Med J

The Kocaeli Medical Journal is a double-blinded peer reviewed, open access, independent, and unbiased international journal published by the University of Health Sciences, Kocaeli Derince Training and Research Hospital. It publishes original research related to clinical, experimental and basic sciences on medicine, editorial comments, reviews articles, case reports, letters to the editor, and original images. The journal will be released as 3 online issues a year except for supplements. Free online access to the issues will be ensured. The language of the journal is English.

Only unpublished papers that are not under review for publication elsewhere can be submitted. Kocaeli Medical Journal does not accept multiple submission and duplicate submission even though the previous one was published in a different language. The authors are responsible for the scientific content of the material to be sent for publication. The Kocaeli Medical Journal reserves the right to request any research materials on which the paper is based. Through open access it expands shared knowledge across health professionals; it provides the free, immediate, availability of the published work online.

The Editorial Board of the Kocaeli Medical Journal adheres to the principles of the International Council of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), the Council of Science Editors (CSE), the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the US National Library of Medicine (NLM), the World Medical Association (WMA), and the Ulusal Akademik Ağ ve Bilgi Merkezi (ULAKBİM).

All published articles are assigned to Digital Object Identifier (DOI) – CrossRef.

All published articles of this journal are included in the indexing and abstracting coverage of:

  • Google Scholar
  • TÜBİTAK ULAKBİM Turkish Medical Index
  • TR Index

The journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supporting a greater global exchange of knowledge. We accept to the Open Access Rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/

Material Disclaimer
Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the Kocaeli Medical Journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the publication owner, editor, editorial board and the publisher. The publication owner, the editor, the editorial board and the publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.

There is no fee for article submission, processing, or publication