|FROM THE EDITORS DESK
|Year : 2016 | Volume
| Issue : 5 | Page : 1
From the Editor's Desk
Editor-In-Chief, Indian Journal of Rheumatology
|Date of Web Publication||27-Oct-2016|
Dr. Vinod Ravindran
Centre for Rheumatology, Chevarambalam-Paropady Road, Near Chevarambalam Junction, Kozhikode - 673 009, Kerala, India
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Ravindran V. From the Editor's Desk. Indian J Rheumatol 2016;11, Suppl S1:1
The Journal, as you would have noticed, continues to improve due to collective work of many people. There are some important updates for the readers:
- IJR Best Original Paper Award 2015-2016: The editorial board congratulates the awardees. Details of the papers and authors available on page S iv.
- Indexing and abstracting: I am pleased to share that your journal is now included by all major databases including SCOPUS, IndMed, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris - Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Journal Guide, National Science Library, OpenJGate, ProQuest, and TdNet. The Journal therefore fulfills the current criteria as set by the Medical Council of India.
- Workshop on publication and scientific writing: These have been very popular and reflect the commitment of the Journal's editorial board in helping and encouraging scientific communication. The journal wishes to support 2-3 such workshops every year. Please find the details on page S vii.
I request all members of the IRA to support the Journal by increasing submission of all types of articles and by encouraging colleagues and trainees to subscribe to the Journal and submit manuscripts.
As ever I welcome feedback or suggestions regarding any aspect of the Journal by mailing to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the postal address of the editorial office as appears below.
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