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About This Journal

Aims and Scope

The Marshall Journal of Medicine (MJM) is a peer-reviewed, online-only, open access journal, with a focus on publishing novel basic, translational and clinical research of relevance to clinicians and researchers practicing rural health medicine in the Appalachian region of the United States that will stimulate the interest of rural medicine practitioners and medical researchers. The journal aims to bring together researchers and clinicians to share their discoveries and experiences in all aspects of health care and education.

We welcome the following article types: original articles, reviews, case reports and letters to the editor; full instructions are available at http://mds.marshall.edu/mjm/appendix_a.pdf Please direct any questions to the Editor-in-Chief at at http://mds.marshall.edu/mjm/.

Publication Frequency

The journal is published quarterly online and allows free, or open, access to its contents and permits authors to self-archive a final accepted version of the articles on any Open Archives Initiative compliant institutional/subject-based repository.

ISSN: 2379-9536

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. Authors of articles published remain the copyright holders and grant third parties the right to use, reproduce, and share the article according to the Creative Commons license agreement.

Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 4.0 License

Recognized by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors as a journal that follows the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals.

To be sustainable and maintain open access status. MJM charges an open-access fee for all accepted manuscripts. The journal does not charge for submission. This fee covers the cost of managing rigorous peer review, thorough copyediting, and layout design as well as publication and promotion.

Archiving Policy

The journal's publisher, Digital Commons, focuses on making content discoverable and accessible through indexing services. MJM is indexed in Crossref, Google Scholar, and Browzine.