Journal of Health Research

ISSN 0857-4421









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FAQ for publication in Journal of Health Research

1. Where is the Journal of Health Research indexed?

2. What were the citation values obtained?

3. How many copies of Journal of Health Research are in circulation per issue?

4. How often is the Journal of Health Research published?

5. How many types of article are considered for publication?

6. Manuscript Preparation and Submission Requirements for each type of publication categories

7. Is there any plagiarism checker?

8. What citation style should be used in preparing manuscript?

9. How long does peer review process take?

10. If article is accepted, how much do author need to pay for publication?

11. Is there any discount for publication?

12. List of publishers and journals should be considered before submitting manuscript for publishing.


1. Where is the Journal of Health Research indexed?

Journal of Health Research is indexed in  SciFinder  Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) since 2007, EMCare (Elsevier Bibliographic Database) since 2009, Thai- Journal Citation Index Centre (TCI)  Group 1, in 2015-2019 , ASEAN Citation Index (ACI) in 2014 till present.



2. What were the citation values obtained?

Journal of Health Research has been indexed in the SCImago Journal & Country Rank (SJR) powered by Scopus;

  • The SJR value in 2013  is 0.27
  • The Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) in 2013 is 0.795
(From: http://www.journalmetrics.com/display2.php) Accessed on  14 August 2014)
  • H-Index in 2013 is 4
(From: http://www.scimagojr.com/journalsearch.php?q=18400156717&tip=sid&clean=0 Accessed  on 30 September 2015)
  • The Thai-Journal Impact Factor (T-JIF) in 2014 is 0.062
(From: http://www.kmutt.ac.th/jif/Impact/detail.php?yr=2557&issn=0857-4421
Accessed  on 30 September 2015)




3. How many copies of Journal of Health Research are in circulation per issue?

Each issue is sent to approximately 200-300 copies for regular members, medical and public health libraries in Thailand.

4. How often is the Journal of Health Research published?

Journal of Health Research is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October and December.  All articles in  each issue will be released also on the journal website.

5. How many types of article are considered for publication?

There are 6 types of article; original research article, review article, short report, letter to editor, commentaries and editorial, and miscellaneous.



6. Manuscript Preparation and Submission Requirements for each type of publication categories

    Please note that word counts given below do not include the abstract, acknowledgements, references, tables, or figures:   

    Original research articles:  These articles should be no longer than 4000 words. 

    Review articles: Reviews should be no longer than 5000 words. 

    Short report:  The word limit is 2000 words.    

    Letter to editor: Letters should be no more than 600 words.

    Commentaries and editorials: Word limit is 1500 words.

    Manuscript preparation:

    Manuscripts should be typewritten in English, with 2.5 cm (1 inch) margins all around, 11-point Times New Roman font, and 1.5 line-spacing. Authors should obtain the help of a native English speaker for editing the text prior to submission.

     

    The manuscript should be drafted in the following order:

    Title and list of authors: The title must be concise, clear, and informative. Titles with more than 100 characters are not prohibited, but they are discouraged. All authors should be listed using first name, initials, last name and academic affiliation.  The corresponding author should be specified, and an address for correspondence (usually an e-mail address) should be given. 

    Abstract:  Abstracts for research manuscripts should be divided into four sections, headed Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. Abstracts should contain 400 words or less. 

    Keywords: Immediately after the abstract, provide not more than 6 words or phrases in alphabetical order which reflect the scope of the paper.

    Body of research manuscripts:

    The Background section should present the context and justification of the research, the knowledge gap that the research addresses, and the research hypothesis as appropriate.

    The Methods section should clearly present research procedures, sample size calculations as appropriate, dependent and independent variables, comparisons made in testing research hypotheses, and statistical techniques applied. Null hypotheses may be stated in the Methods section. 

    The Results section should clearly present study findings, using text, tables, and figures as appropriate. The Results section should not include interpretation of results. 

    The Discussion presents interpretation of research findings, relates findings to findings of relevant previous research, summarizes study strengths and limitations, and makes research-related and policy-related recommendations as appropriate. 

    Tables and figures:  Should be prepared in MS Word format including in body of research article and a maximum of 6 tables and figures, combined, is allowed.  Each table or figure should be numbered consecutively in the order of citation in the text with a brief title for each but place explanatory matter in a footnote below the table or figure. 

    Appendix: Supplementary information should be presented in an appendix and placed before the reference section.   

    Acknowledgements: Acknowledgement of persons, organizations, and funding sources, should be placed before the reference section. 

    References: The Vancouver style reference format should be followed.  In-text citations are to be numbered consecutively in parentheses.  In the reference list, citations should be given in the same numbered order as in the text. 

     

    7. Is there any plagiarism checker?

    Turnitin software is used for plagiarism detection.  Any manuscript with a plagiarism similarity index greater than 40% (excluded bibliography and quoted) will be rejected.

    8. What citation style should be used in preparing manuscript?

    Vancouver style is used for reference part. Sample can be found among articles in PubMed.

    9. How long does peer review process take?

    Peer review process normally takes no longer than 4 months.

    10. If article is accepted, how much do author need to pay for publication?

    A fee of 500 THBs per printed page will be charged. A charge of 700 THBs per page will be additionally charged for every page that exceeds the page number limits given above.  Each color page will be charged 5,000 THBs.

    11. Is there any discount for publication?

    As you are a College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University Alumni and Personnel Association member, a 20% discount on publication. Therefore, your member ID need to be indicated.


    12. List of publishers and journals should be considered before submitting manuscript for publishing.

    Please go to "Scholarly Open Access Critical analysis of scholarly open-access publishing"