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Journal of the Scientific Society, an official publication of The KLE University's J. N. Medical College, Belgaum, is a peer-reviewed online journal with 3 Issues and print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.jscisociety.com. 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. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts, or reproduction of photographs.

About the Association

Karnataka Lingayat Education (KLE) Society situated in Belagavi, Karnataka, India, is the parent society of KLE University, and serving as a Global leader in Education, Research and Health care for nearly 10 decades. With 250 institutions spread across Karnataka, Maharashtra, Goa and New Delhi in India and also in Dubai, each narrating their own amazing stories of enriching people’s lives, a harmony exists that is very palpable. Our alumni, settled in different parts of the world are a testimony to our achievements and endeavours and are ambassadors promoting the ‘Brand KLE’ throughout the world. The collaborations with universities in the US, UK and Malaysia have added a whole new dimension to the KLE Society making it on par with reputed educational institutions worldwide. Under the unparalleled leadership of Dr. Prabhakar Kore, the KLE Institution has reached enviable heights. His spectacular chairmanship beyond 30 years, with the active support of his team of elected members, embodies the collective efforts of everyone in KLE, including 13,000 members of the trust, 1,10,262 students, and 16,000 strong faculty, in making KLE an international Education-destination. It was founded in 1916 by “Seven Dedicated Teachers or Saptharishis” by starting an Anglo Vernacular school in Belagavi.

The KLE University was established in 2006 on the recommendations of the UGC. The University is accredited ‘A’ Grade by NAAC and is placed in Category ‘A’ by the MHRD (Government of India) on the basis of the academic and research achievements. KLE University today has under its ambit, 8 Health Science institutions of KLE offering courses in Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy and Ayurveda at Belagavi, Hubbali and Bengaluru. The KLE University in synergy with the KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & Medical Research Centre and other healthcare institutions of KLE at Belagavi has brought about a qualitative change by facilitating relevant research and providing easily accessible, modern and affordable healthcare to millions of people in the region and beyond.

The extreme shortage of medical facilities in the region, prompted the KLE Society to establish the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) at Belagavi in 1963. The JNMC today stands testimony to the high professional standards of the KLE Society. Under the able guidance and mature insight of the Founder Dean, Late Dr. B.S. Jirge, the foundation of the erstwhile academic excellence was laid.

2016, centenary year of KLE Society and also it is the 46th Year of lively and active existence of J.N.M.C. Scientific Society. The scientific society conducts fortnightly clinical meetings, where interesting cases of different specialities are discussed resulting in widening the perspective of the clinicians and breaking the barriers between the specialities for the benefit of the learners and the patients. An annual CME is a regular activity of the society for the last 30 years to update mainly the practicing family physicians. A scientific quarterly journal (Three issues per year) “Journal of the Scientific Society” is being published for the last 42 years; it is a peer reviewed journal and is attracting papers from all over India and abroad.

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, Journal Guide, National Science Library, OpenJGate, ProQuest, TdNet

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Indian Science Abstracts

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.

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  Scope of the journal

Journal of the Scientific Society invites research work from technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy. Articles of clinical interest and implications will be given preference. Our journal gives a good platform for young scholars, clinical residents and busy clinical practitioners to publish their research work/projects and interesting clinical cases in the format of Original articles, Review articles, Meta-analysis, Case series/reports, short-communications and Letter to the Editor. The journal respects the scientific submission of its authors and believes in following an expeditious double-blind peer review process and endeavours to complete the review process within scheduled time frame.

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