by Internet Medical Society
iMedPub publishes several peer-reviewed journals in the STM fields that cover new research and developments in different subject areas. Papers published in our journals are immediately published online and available to be read for free. At iMedPub, we are dedicated to publishing insightful papers and original contributions from the brightest scholars.
Submissions for each journal must represent original work, the copyright to which is not already owned elsewhere. Originality, creativity and cross-disciplinary approaches or perspectives are strongly encouraged in all journals. Papers may be submitted in electronic form only and according to our Instructions for Authors.
Authors wishing to have a manuscript published are invited to visit the submission sites at imed.pub/ojs
You can also join editorial boards (email us your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org) or contributing as reviewer.
If your research area is not covered in this journal, CIP welcomes any suggestions or proposals for new journals. If you have a compelling journal proposal in mind, please do not hesitate to submit online or send your proposal form to email@example.com
Academic authorship of journal articles, books and other original works is a means by which academics communicate the results of their scholarly work, establish priority for their discoveries, and build their reputation among their peers. Authorship is a primary basis on which many academics are evaluated for employment, promotion, and tenure. In academic publishing, authorship of a work is claimed by those making intellectual contributions to the completion of the research described in the work. In simple cases, a solitary scholar carries out a research project and writes the subsequent article or book. In many disciplines, however, collaboration is the norm and issues of authorship can be controversial. In these contexts, authorship can encompass activities other than writing the article; a researcher who comes up with an experimental design and analyzes the data may be considered an author, even if he had little role in composing the text describing the results. According to some standards, even writing the entire article would not constitute authorship unless the writer was also involved in at least one other phase of the project.
In the medical field, authorship is defined very narrowly. According to the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals, in order to be considered an author, one must have satisfied all three conditions:
The acquisition of funding, or general supervision of the research group alone does not constitute authorship. Many medical journals have abandoned the strict notion of author, with the flexible notion of contributor.
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