About the Journal
Aims & Scope | Audience | Review Process | Editorial Team | About the Editors | Facts about the Journal | Benefits | Abstracting and Indexing Information | Journal Ethics | Plagiarism Policy | Archival Policy | Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing | Ahead of Print Policy | Advertisements | Subscription Information | Publisher
Aims & ScopeEstablished in 2021, the Indian Journal of Skin Allergy (IJSA, E-ISSN 2831-7947) is the official joint publication of the Skin Allergy Research Society and Society of Eczema Studies. It is a biannual (six monthly) peer-reviewed journal. The purpose of IJSA is to disseminate scientific dialogue related to Eczema and skin allergy amongst dermatologists through the medium of publication of different types of manuscripts including review articles, clinical studies, case reports, case series or other relevant articles as well as to disseminate continuous medical education to its members, dermatologists in general and postgraduate students.. In this process, the Skin Allergy Research Society and Society for Eczema Studies are committed to publish only authenticated and peer reviewed scientific material of high standard for the clinicians and postgraduate students.
AudienceOur target audience includes all researchers and practitioners managing patients with Eczema and Skin Allergy.
Review ProcessIJSA has a highly rigorous peer-review process that makes sure that manuscripts are scientifically accurate, relevant, novel and important. Authors disclose all conflicts, affiliation and financial associations such that the published content is not biased. Even the review/CME articles submitted by members on national or international advisory board of the journal will be subjected to peer review like any other submission before publication.
Editorial TeamThe editorial board comprises a panel of experts from various disciplines of skin allergy to provide their expertise and guidance in maintaining the clarity of content and focus of the purpose for the journal.
Facts about the Journal
It is a peer-reviewed international journal with a double-blind review process. Its frequency of publication is semiannual, what that means is, it publishes the article once it’s accepted after peer review. The Indian Journal of Skin Allergy (IJSA) published in E-Journal format and the journal is also available in print on demand.
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 registered with the following abstracting partners:Google Scholar, ProQuest, ReadCube, CrossRef, Portico
The Indian Journal of Skin Allergy 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
Plagiarism PolicyThe journal uses plagiarism check software (iThenticate) on the Editor’s and Reviewer’s panel in the manuscript management system which is used to check and control Plagiarism for each article. Any manuscript, that is found to have plagiarism is rejected.
Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing
Indian Journal of Skin Allergy is an open-access journal, and manuscripts published are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 License (CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0), which allows others to remix, transform, 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 Skin Allergy 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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