About the Journal : Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology

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About the Journal

Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology (JIAOMR) (ISSN: Print - 0972-1363, Online - 0975-1572), an official publication of the Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology (IAOMR), is a peer-reviewed journal published every quarter, both in the form of hard copies (print version) as well as on the web (electronic version). The journal’s full text is available online at https://www.jiaomr.in. The journal allows free access (open access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The print version of the journal is available to the life members of IAOMR and paid subscribers. The journal does not charge for submission and processing of manuscripts, and does not apply any additional charges for color reproduction of photographs. However, the journal applies nominal publication charges (which are mentioned on the website) for every manuscript accepted for publication.

The Indian Academy of Oral Medicine & Radiology (IAOMR) is the only national body representing dental surgeons specialized in the field of Oral Medicine & Radiology in India. It is recognized by the Dental Council of India as a national association of specialists of Oral Medicine and Radiology. At present the Academy has over 2000 active members from all over India and abroad. The Academy was formed in 1985 with its registered office at Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. It is the organisation in the entire world with the highest number of Oral Medicine / Oral Radiology specialists registered under one association. Major objectives of the Academy include: Endeavor to develop higher standard in teaching and practice of Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Maxillofacial Radiology and Imaging Sciences; Promote continuing education, research and community Service to rural and urban population with grants, sponsorships and funds of the Academy; Establish scholarships, prizes and awards for meritorious members like fellowship, lifetime achievement award and young scholar award; Hold conferences, seminars, symposia, workshops, study circles, meetings, etc., to exchange recent trends and receive advanced information on progress or achievements in the field from Academy members and to disseminate such knowledge to undergraduate students, postgraduate students of the specialty, and other professionals; Publish periodicals, journals, books, etc., and to encourage the Academy members to publish articles in papers and propagate knowledge of Oral health care through different media; Revise the syllabus, curriculum, and examination patterns for undergraduate and postgraduate courses as and when the need arises and recommend to the competent authorities to implement the same; and maintain contact with national and international Organizations having similar objectives. For more information on the Academy please visit http://www.iaomr.org

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Web of Science

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Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

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Ahead of Print policy

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While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:

  • "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
  • The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
  • Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

Scope of the journal

JIAOMR publishes scientific content on all the aspects of oral medicine, oral diagnosis, oral and maxillofacial radiology, and its allied subjects. The journal provides a platform to bring out research work and practice oriented skills, and provides the latest information on the advancements in the field of oral medicine, and oral and maxillofacial radiology worldwide. The journal focuses on high quality work and on publishing novel and innovative scientific content. The journal aims to publish content on all aspects of oral and maxillofacial disease ranging from standard guidelines for diagnosis to various imaging and treatment modalities with particular relevance to oral manifestations of systemic disease. The journal also covers technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in the field of oral medicine and radiology. Articles with clinical interest and implications are given preference. At present the journal publishes articles / news under 4 sections: Original research, Review articles, Case reports and IAOMR News. The journal is published quarterly.

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