Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The aim of International Clinical Neuroscience  Journal (ICNSJ)is to increase knowledge, stimulate research in the field of neurology and promote better management of patients with neurological disorders. To achieve this goal, the journalis devoted to rapid publication of original research works which are of great interest to the broad community of neuroscientists. Manuscripts in all areas of neuroscienceincluding molecular, cellular, developmental, systems, behavioral and cognitive, and related fields will be considered for publication. This journal is a quarterly, peer-reviewed primary research journal of Functional Neurosurgery Research Centre, affiliated to Shahid Beheshti University Of Medical Sciences.

2)TYPE OF ARTICLES

Type of articles are based on PubMed defenitions. For more info please refer to: http://dtd.nlm.nih.gov/publishing/tag-library/3.0/n-w2d0.html

 

Section Policies

Abstract

The article itself is an abstract (of a paper or presentation) that usually has been presented or published separately.

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Article Commentary

A work whose subject or focus is another article or articles; this article comments on the other article(s). (This value would be used when the editors of a publication invite an author with an opposing opinion to comment on a controversial article, and then publish the two together. The somewhat similar value “editorial” is reserved for commentary written by an editor or other publication staff.)

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Announcement

Material announced in the publication (may or may not be directly related to the publication)

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Book Review

Review or analysis of one or more printed or online books (The similar value “product-review” is used for product analyses.)

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Brief Report

A short and/or rapid announcement of research results

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Case Report

Case study, case report, or other description of a case

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Case Series

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Editorial

Opinion piece, policy statement, or general commentary, typically written by staff of the publication

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Discuusion

Invited discussion related to a specific article or issue

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Letter to Editor

Letter to a publication, typically commenting upon a published work

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Meeting Report

Report of a conference, symposium, or meeting

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Original/Research Article

Article reporting on primary research( Clinical trial is categorised in this group.)

If  the article is a clinical trail,it should be randomised and has the ISRCTN. (fot more information please visit :

IRCT

If it is not randomised it should be explained that why it is not randomised.

This type of article should have the consort 2010 flow diagram.

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Rapid Communication

Fast-breaking research update or other news item

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Review Article

describes a literature review, research summary, or state-of-the-art article

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Corrections

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Peer Review Process

Submitted manuscripts will be reviewed by the editorial board and will be accepted if they meet the "International Clinical Neuroscience Journal" criteria and stand in harmony with the standards of the journal. Reviewers deal with manuscripts blindly and discuss the comments in editorial sessions. Reviews are then sent to the corresponding authors for suggested modifications and the corrected version of the manuscript will be peer-reviewed for a second time by two or three external reviewers.

 

Publication Frequency

 International Clinical Neuroscience Journal is a quarterly manuscript affiliated by Functional Neurosurgery Research Center,Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, which publishes at the end of each  iranian season (May,August,November,February) .

It's first number is published in August 2014.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Ethics

- Upon submission, by checking off predesigned statements, author(s) should certify that neither the submitted manuscript nor another one with substantially similar content under their authorship has been published in any language or being considered for publication elsewhere.

- Author(s) herein attest that all human and/or animal studies undertaken as part of research from which this manuscript is derived, are in compliance with the regulations of their institution(s) and generally accepted guidelines governing such work. Author(s) warrant that this manuscript contains no violation of any existing copyright or other third party right or any material of an obscene, indecent, libellous, or otherwise unlawful nature and that to the best of their knowledge the manuscript does not infringe the rights of others.

- Author(s) should certify that their research study is in agreement with the regulations of their institution(s) and generally accepted guidelines governing such work; contains no violation of any existing copyright or other third party right; and is free of any obscene, indecent, libelous, or otherwise unlawful material.

 

Indexing & Abstracting

ICNSJ is indexed in:


Index Copernicus

ISC (Islamic World Science Citation Center)

SID

Advanced Sciences Index

OAJI

Magiran

Iran Medex

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