The Gazette of Medical Sciences is indexed with major international indexing systems. The journal is 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) and International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements.
At TheGMS, we track the performance of the published articles to ensure that an article is leading to downloads and citations. Our approach is to monitor the article as well as journal impact with multiple ways of performance assessment-
Article/Journal-level metrics let an author track the impact of his/her publications in different areas, from citations to likes on social media. It provides insights into the ways people interact with individual pieces of research output online, showing a picture of article impact.
We are pleased to be a signatory of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) Publishers Compact. This Compact is designed to inspire action among publishers. Launched in collaboration with the International Publishers Association, the Compact aims to accelerate progress to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
We are committed to the principles of developing sustainable practices and publishing content that will help to achieve goals in that direction.
We are one of the publishers to sign up to DORA, the Declaration on Research Assessment.
DORA represents a set of recommendations imperative for measuring and evaluating scientific output accurately and wisely.
Signing DORA is an extension to our commitment towards driving positive change, working in partnership with communities across all scientific disciplines.
We follow the recommendations of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).
We strive to achieve high standards for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Works. We requested listing in ICMJE with a responsibility to promote improvements in the quality of medical science publications.
We are a member of Crossref, an official digital object identifier (DOI) Registration Agency of the International DOI Foundation.
Crossref is a not-for-profit association and includes publishers with varied business models, including those with both open access and subscription policies. Crossref interlinks millions of items from a variety of content types, using digital object identifiers (DOIs).
We are associated with Publons to facilitate a verified record of a person’s review and editorial activities.
Publons is a part of Clarivate Analytics and provides efficient service for academics to track, verify, and showcase their peer review and editorial contributions for academic journals. Publons business model is based on partnering with publishers.
All the published articles are indexed in Google Scholar. We fulfil the specified criteria set by Google Scholar for indexing the published contents.
Google Scholar index includes most peer-reviewed online academic journals and books, conference papers, theses and dissertations, preprints, abstracts, technical reports, and other scholarly literatures.
We are registered with Sherpa Romeo which is an online resource that aggregates and presents publisher and journal open access policies from around the world.
Every registered publisher or journal held in Romeo is carefully reviewed and analysed by their specialist team who provide summaries of self-archiving permissions and conditions of rights given to authors on a journal-by-journal basis where possible.
The published articles in The Gazette of Medical Sciences are included in Harvard Library catalogue.
The Harvard Library is the umbrella organization for the Harvard University libraries and their shared services, such as access, preservation, digital infrastructure, digital imaging, and discovery services. The Harvard Library is nearly 400 years old, making it the oldest library system in the United States. Additionally, the Harvard Library is the largest private library system and largest academic library in the world.
The GMS is listed in the ReviewerCredits database.
ReviewerCredits is an independent platform that certifies and rewards the work of Peer Reviewers, offering them, Journals and Publishers a series of free and subscription services. ReviewerCredits improves collaboration and trust between Peer Reviewers and Scientific Journals, making the publication workflow more effective and efficient for all.