About EDMCR

 

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports is a peer-reviewed journal, publishing case reports on common and rare conditions in all areas of clinical endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.

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Sections

 

Publication model
Publication metrics
Peer review
Article types
Submitting an article
Publication charges
Ethics
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Research data
Indexing
Preservation

 

Publication model

 

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports is a fully gold open-access journal. Articles are published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (CC BY-NC-ND) licence. Articles are freely available to everyone to read and reuse immediately upon publication, provided the terms of the licence are met.

For more information, please see our Open Access page

 

Publication metrics

  • Time to first decision: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports aims to return a decision on a peer-reviewed article in less than a month
  • Time to online publication: Accepted manuscripts are published online and are fully citable within 24 hours of acceptance
  • Impact Factor: 0.9

 

Peer review

 

Articles published in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports undergo peer review before acceptance. Key facts about the peer-review process are given below:

  • identity transparency: single anonymized
  • reviewer interacts with: editor
  • review information published: none

If an article is not accepted for publication, we may offer the author the opportunity to transfer their submission to other suitable journals published by Bioscientifica.

More information about the peer-review process can be found on our Peer-review process page.

 

Article types

 

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports publishes case reports only.

 

Submitting an article to Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports

 

Authors are required to submit their case report using the article template. Authors can find all the information, including the template, needed to prepare articles for submission to Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports on our Author Guidelines page.

Once an article is ready to submit, authors are advised to visit our How to Submit page.

Submissions are managed though the Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports ScholarOne Manuscripts site.

 

Publication charges

 

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports has the following publication charges:

  • Article Publication Charge: £800 plus VAT where applicable. Please see the Publication charges page for further details.
  • Colour charges: There are no colour costs charged when publishing in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports.

 

Ethics

 

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports maintains the highest standards of publication and research ethics and is a member of the Committee for Publication Ethics (COPE).

Authors, Reviewers and Editors are expected to comply with Bioscientifica’s Ethical Policy.

 

 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

 

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports recognises that there are biases and inequalities in the publishing system. We are committed to scrutinising our own processes and policies to prevent bias, reduce inequality and better represent and serve our diverse community of authors, reviewers, editors and readers.

 

 

Research data

 

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports supports open data and strongly encourages authors to publicly release all data supporting the analysis and conclusions of primary research articles, on or before publication of the article.

All primary research articles published in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports should include a Data Availability Statement.

More information is on our Research data page.

 

Indexing

 

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports to be indexed in the following once enough articles have been published, and/or the minimum acceptance criteria have been met:

  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI; Journal Citation Reports)
  • Google Scholar
  • HINARI
  • PubMed and PubMed Central
  • SCImago

 

Digital preservation

 

Articles published in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports are archived in LOCKSS and Portico to ensure that these articles are preserved in the long term.