Journal of Orthopedics, Traumatology and Rehabilitation, a publication of Central Zone of Indian Orthopaedic Association, is a peer-reviewed online journal with 3 Issues print on demand compilation of issues published. 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 journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.
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, Indian Science Abstracts
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Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing
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Scope of the Journal
The "Journal of Orthopaedics, Traumatology and Rehabilitation” is the official journal publication of the Central zone of Indian Orthopedic Association. It is a peer reviewed journal. The journal welcomes original research, surgical techniques, case reports, letters to editor and state of the art review articles from India and the whole world. The articles are accepted for exclusive publication in the journal and the copyright remains with the journal. Currently there is no article submission or processing charges. The journal is available in both open access and printable versions. The studies must comply in accordance with World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki.
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