Publications

Before publishing the article

  1. To get an article/case published , a suitable journal has to be chosen related to the field of the first author/corresponding author.
  2. The journal compulsorily has to be SCOPUS indexed.
  3. The corresponding author has to be the guide in case of undergraduate publications. 
  4. Paid publications in journals are not encouraged. 
  5. All the students who have presented cases/articles in outstation/in station conferences are encouraged to publish them in good journals.
  6. Publishing of the case/article is necessary to get the travel fee of the conference ( upto ₹5000 ) reimbursed. 
  7. A plagiarism software ( available in KMC library ) has to be used to check the article before sending to any journal.
  8. To find a suitable journal the following websites can be used.                                                                                                        SCIMAGO : https://www.scimagojr.com/ . It helps in finding information about any indexed journal with proper metrices like Citiation Score , H Index , Impact Factor and Ranking of the Journal ( Country wise and Field Wise ).                                                SCOPUS : https://www.scopus.com/search/form.uri?display=basic . It is the largest database for peer reviewed literature . The journals indexed on Scopus are considered to be standard and deserving journals for good articles and publications. 

During publishing of article

  1. The article can be sent to only 1 journal for review at a time. 
  2. Every journal has a submission portal. 
  3. The pattern and documents required as submission by the journals differ . The documents have to be edited accordingly. 
  4. Ideally the documents to be sent for publication includes:  a) Cover Letter b) Manuscript c) Declaration by all the authors d) Figures ( with good resolution )  e) Tables f) Conflict of Interest Document g) Ethical Certificate h ) Clinical Trial information ( in case of RCTs ) . The documents differ from journal to journal. 
  5. The article is reviewed by the journal and a letter of acceptance or rejection is sent by the journal to the corresponding author email ID. 
  6. Sometimes changes are requested by the journal authorities which have to be strictly adhered to get the respective article published. 

After publishing the article

  1. Make an ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/ . This website provides a persistent digital identifier to all the researchers. It is helpful to keep track of citations of the article in future.  
  2. Send an email to [email protected]  with a  cc to [email protected] and [email protected] mentioning the details of the publication with the valid accessible link to the published article. 
  3. Apply for PRAISE.  (Rules for PRAISE)