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Journal of Clinical Sciences, a publication of Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.jcsjournal.org. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, Netherlands ISSN center , ProQuest, TdNet

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Index Copernicus

Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding 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 www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

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. Wolters Kluwer Medknow 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.

Advertisements

While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:

  • "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
  • The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
  • Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

Journal of Clinical Sciences, J. Clin. S(JCS) is a publication for medical doctors and those in related medical disciplines. Its aim is to educate them and advance the practice and the science of clinical medicine and its related disciplines. The Journal publishes original and review articles. Authors must attest that their article has not been published by or not currently submitted to any other journal for consideration

  Scope of the journal

The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Radiology and radiotherapy, Community Medicine, Psychiatry, Laboratory medicine Physiotherapy, Nursing and Radiography. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

Journal of Clinical Sciences (JCS) publishes contributions of professional, scientific and educational interest to clinicians and those in related medical disciplines. The Journal aims to enhance the practice and advance the science of clinical medicine and its related disciplines and sciences. JCS publishes papers relating to the clinical, scientific, socio-political and economic aspects of medicine, the related specialties to clinical medicine, and general clinical science. The Journal is published Quarterly . Supplements may also be published upon arrangement with the Editor-in-Chief.

Founding Dean: Prof. AE Ohwovoriole
Founding Editor-in-Chief: Prof. MA Oyediran
Editor-in-Chief: Professor JD Adeyem
Present Dean: Prof FEA Lesi

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