The Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology (IJDVL) is an open-access peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing high-quality articles in the field of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, Cutaneous Biology, Dermatological Therapeutics, Cosmetic Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Dermatosurgery, Pediatric Dermatology, Photodermatology, HIV Medicine. The journal is owned by the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists (IADVL) and published by the Scientific Scholar.
Aims & Scope
Established in 1940, the Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology (IJDVL, print ISSN 0378-6323, E-ISSN 0973-3922) is the official publication of the IADVL (Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists). It is a Bimonthly peer-reviewed journal that reaches all of over 10200 members of this organization as well as almost 200 medical colleges in India. The purpose of the IJDVL is to facilitate scientific dialogue amongst its members through the medium of publication of case reports, studies or letters as well as to deliver continuing medical education to its members and postgraduate students through reviews and other articles. While doing this the IJDVL is committed to include only adequately authenticated material that is of scientific value to the clinicians or postgraduates of this specialty in India.
Our audience includes Dermatologists, Cosmetologists, Venereologists, Leprologists, Trichologists, Pediatricians and Internists.
IJDVL has a highly rigorous peer-review process that makes sure that manuscripts are scientifically accurate, relevant, novel and important. Authors disclose all conflicts, affiliations and financial associations such that the published content is not biased.
The editorial board comprises of a panel of experts from various disciplines of medical and allied sciences to provide their expertise and guidance in maintaining the clarity of content and focus of the purpose for the journal.
About the Editor
Dr. Saumya Panda
Belle Vue Clinic, Kolkata, India
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Facts about the Journal
It is a peer-reviewed international journal with a double-blind review process. Its frequency of publication is Bimonthly, what that means is, it publishes the article once it’s accepted after peer review. The journal is published in both print and online formats.
An article published in the journal can be viewed without a fee by readers all over the world. The author also gets to retain copyright to the article and the figures. This allows authors to extend their exposure in the world of medical research and get worldwide recognition for their work.
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, Indian Science Abstracts, IndMed, MEDLINE/Index Medicus, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded
Impact Factor® as reported in the 2019 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2020): 2.712
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 Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology is committed to meeting and upholding the standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit our Ethical Guidelines section
We have a plagiarism check available on our Editors and Reviewer’s panel in the manuscript management system. We encourage our editors and reviewers to use the plagiarism check. Any manuscript with plagiarism will be rejected immediately.
We use PORTICO for our third-party repository for all articles published with us. All our articles are assigned a DOI number. We are members of https://crossref.org
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-Non Commercial-Share Alike 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.
Ahead of Print policy
Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.
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