Indian Journal of Urology-IJU (ISSN 0970-1591) is the official publication of the Urological Society of India (USI). The journal was established in 1984 and is published Quarterly in print and electronic formats. It is fully funded by the USI with completely open access and no fees at any stage of publication.
The IJU is the sole Pubmed Central® and SCOPUS indexed urology journal from the Indian subcontinent. The journal receives around 400 submissions every year. Manuscripts are accepted without geographic limitation but with a special focus on regionally relevant issues. The IJU covers content related to all aspects of urology including adult and pediatric urology, andrology, male infertility, urologic oncology, kidney transplantation, and female urology. Accepted manuscripts are published online ‘Ahead of Print’. Over 3000 print copies per issue are mailed to members of USI and individual and institutional subscribers.
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The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Indian Science Abstracts, IndMed, PubMed Central, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Web of Science
Impact Factor® as reported in the 2022 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2023): 1.1
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